Ninety-Three Days To Go – What do you know?


While it is important to remain informed about the politics that are so vital right now, it is essential that you know the sources of the information distributed. Critical thinking is very important. We are told that many things on social media are sometimes deceptive. We have become very familiar with terms like “alternative facts” and “fake news”. How do we know for sure that … Continue reading Ninety-Three Days To Go – What do you know?

94 days left – Meanwhile


Meanwhile, I need to stay positive. Life should not always be an odyssey. I read and collect quotes that inspire me. The Universe knows my true destiny. These are some quotes that I have collected to keep positive: “Change your thoughts and you change your world.” – Norman Vincent Peale “It always seems impossible until it’s done.” – Nelson Mandela “I love those who can … Continue reading 94 days left – Meanwhile

Ninety-Five Days – There is Hope


Yesterday a great civil rights leader and congressman was laid to rest. John Lewis inspired Tybre Faw, who met the late congressman at a Selma march in 2018. He recited one of his favorite poems at Lewis’ memorial service. I watched him give a few interviews right after the service. He moved me so deeply with his gentle maturity. My mother would have called him … Continue reading Ninety-Five Days – There is Hope

Thoughts About My Dad on Father’s Day


A few memories just visited me on this Father’s Day, to remind me of my dear old dad, and the things he used to say.   His wisdom of practical design, inspired us to think all the time.   “Try to stay as healthy as you can because being alive can be dangerous.”   “Live life knowing it is the only one you have; no … Continue reading Thoughts About My Dad on Father’s Day

Why we kneel – A Haiku Poem By Melba Christie


I recently had to explain to a youngster why we kneel. He heard it on the news so much he became curious. So I wrote a Haiku about it. I also looked up some articles about kneeling and have posted the links below. To kneel or not to we kneel for many reasons kneel to pray today Some references: https://demwritepress.com/2018/09/30/why-we-kneel/ https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/voices/the-psychology-of-taking-a-knee/ http://theologicalanthropology.com/blog/2016/3/22/ h8b625ctpk954kjrvt1elcu5lpf4kc Continue reading Why we kneel – A Haiku Poem By Melba Christie