Twenty years ago, I was depressed. I felt crazed. I didn’t want to die — but I didn’t want to live in a hostile world that made no sense to me.
Mother’s Day is every day
Tomorrow is Mother’s Day. Thanks to Anna Jarvis, it’s the day designated to honor our moms. On this day, children everywhere galvanize to send flowers and chocolates; take mom to dinner; or at the very least pick up the damn cellphone and finally give her a long overdue call.
We’re surrounded on all sides by “social viruses” and they’re killing us
Humanity is infected with numerous killer “social viruses.” With our permission and support, these “viruses” have been allowed to spread and mutate.
The Universe can reach out to “hug“ you anytime, anywhere
One such moment happened in the most unlikely of places — a shoe store. An unexpected exchange between an agent of the Universe paved the way for this woman to finally embrace her truest nature — without apology.
Humanity, grow the hell up
On April 26, 2021, The Good Doctor, an ABC medical drama, aired Season 4, Episode 15 “Waiting.”
This episode dealt with current social and political issues. The story line involves two mothers Carina and Taryn and their young sons Mason (9 years old) and Ethan (8-1/2 years old) who were on opposite sides of a fictitious and undefined Prop 266 protest.
Officially, the United States has three levels of elections:
It is an ugly beast! And black people across the globe are intimately familiar with its loathsomeness.
It is the heavy cross we bear on our black backs! It is the waking nightmare that follows us on the streets, in our schools, in the workplace, in church, and even in the relationships between black men and black women (or lack thereof). For a black person, like me, there is no escape.