Living Significantly in a Racial World

Living Significantly in a Racial World

In your opinion what does it mean to live significantly? I will use portions of two poems I’ve penned to describe elements of living significantly. The first poem based on Jesus’ parable in Matthew 25:31-46 is about the separation of the sheep and the goats on...
Get Prepared to Be Enlisted as a Speaker

Get Prepared to Be Enlisted as a Speaker

When did you give your first public speech? Nearly fifty years ago I became a public speaker, not a professional one, but as a result of my high school classmates enlisting me to give one of the two graduate addresses in our June 3, 1970 graduation ceremony. Some...
What Is God Up to in the COVID-19 Pandemic?

What Is God Up to in the COVID-19 Pandemic?

The COVID-19 pandemic raises many questions that stir in us a longing and searching for answers. Why did this happen? What does it mean? What will life be like after it’s over? Will life ever get back to normal? How will this crisis impact the 2020 elections? The...
Strength in the Waiting

Strength in the Waiting

I work at a Publix grocery store during the COVID19 crisis. My coworkers and I are at risk of infection. The rush for supplies emptied shelves and our store limited the number of paper goods and cleaning supplies to two per item and then reduced it to one per item....
Pour Gasoline on Your Dream

Pour Gasoline on Your Dream

I lived with an unfulfilled dream for about 35 years. What kind of unfulfilled dream are you living with? Is it a dream about marriage, parenting, health, business, travel or public speaking? I’ve heard that we need a dream that motivates us, gives us hope, and...