Who’s to Bless and Who’s to Blame?

Who’s to Bless and Who’s to Blame?

You can blame others for their actions. But you cannot blame your actions on anyone except yourself. It’s so tempting, isn’t it? To say “I only did that because of what was done to me.” But even if you say it, it won’t be true. And...
Who’s Being Protected Here?

Who’s Being Protected Here?

Do we still ban books in the United States. Yes, we do. The article began “So this happened: Someone called the cops on a teenager for giving away free books.” As an avid reader, and writer, I could not NOT click on that link! (The photo that headed up the...
Layers of Imperfection – The Truth About Soul

Layers of Imperfection – The Truth About Soul

Like any tightrope walker, sometimes we fall. I don’t believe in evil souls. There, I’ve said it. You’re free to argue if you disagree. But everything I see, with my human eyes, with my heart, and with my spiritual intuition, tells me that souls are...
Do You Really Feel the Way You Feel?

Do You Really Feel the Way You Feel?

Our song has to come from our place. From our truth. And that isn’t a religious experience. It’s a spiritual experience. What happens when a Jewish boy from Cleveland goes to Memphis to hear the great Al Green preach? He finds a clue to his truth. And he...
The Truth About Heroes

The Truth About Heroes

We need fires lit by other heroes, or our vision will fail, and our hands will freeze into useless claws. The wonder with heroes is not in their accomplishments, nor in the costs exacted, but in their persistent striving. For that striving  comes out of the passionate...