“We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love.” ~Dr Martin Luther King Jr When we forgive we stop feeling anger toward and stop blaming someone who has done something wrong. We don’t necessarily go up to the person,… Continue reading Forgiving

The Evil That Men Do

“Gunman Opens Fire in Texas Church, Kills 26 People Many Others Wounded”, “White Gunman Opens Fire in African-American SC Church – Kills 9 People, “Terrorist Attack in France, England, United States -X Number Killed, X Number Wounded ” Before I go into my message of today, I would like to extend my sincerest condolences to… Continue reading The Evil That Men Do

Learning from Crayons

Prayers to my fellow New Yorkers. So proud of all who showed up for the Halloween parade just hours after the terrorist attack.  “We could learn a lot from crayons; some are sharp, some are pretty, some are dull, while others bright, some have weird names, but they all have learned to live together in… Continue reading Learning from Crayons

Freedom is Not Free

“If you’re not ready to die for it, put the word ‘freedom’ out of your vocabulary” ~Malcolm X Protesting has been a way to make changes in the county since we became free from control of other countries. In recent years, masses of people have protested various injustices that they feel. Some have even protest… Continue reading Freedom is Not Free

Break the Stigma

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” ~Dr Martin Luther King Jr Drug addiction has not only taken hold of, but it’s taken over people in our community in my lil corner of the world, just like many other communities in other lil corners all over the world.… Continue reading Break the Stigma

The Past

“Oh yes, the past can hurt. But the way I see it, you can either learn from it… or run from it.” ~Rafiki(From The Lion King) This quote is from a kids movie called “The Lion King”. In the movie, Simba, ran away from home after being told he caused his father’s death. He meets… Continue reading The Past

An Eye For An Eye

“An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.” ~Mahatma Gandhi For those who do not know me, I don’t usually write about religion, however to put Gandhi’s quote in perspective I felt I had to write about the historical context of it. Mind you, I hold no religion higher than another.… Continue reading An Eye For An Eye