Sonrise -Dec. 31

Photo: Robert Cheney (Click to view artist’s Sunrise over Owens Valley collection) 2017 was quite the year of tests and trials for me and my family. We spent lots of time in the valley trying to figure out how to get back to higher ground. Our natural minds could not reason out every aspect of…

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Extravagant by right

Lavish? Maybe. I’m worth plush and comfortable things Wasteful? Doubtful. What does excess even mean? Profusion? Not that. Fusion of the world through finds Extravagant? Always. I got inheritance that’s almost mine. Spendthrift? Most definitely. Great grandaddy’s work funds the night. High-rolling? Sometimes. Indifference is my birthright. DP Prompt: Extravagant

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Yoga-Ice-Chin

This was me this morning with my son, Groovy, and my grandgirl, Lil Miss. Both were great teachers and really helped work out a little stiffness in my hips. I can now bow to the divine in them. Namaste. 🙏🏽 The time spent loosening up my joints really did help me pause and reflect. Mainly…

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Parents need good standards

We raised our children with rules to follow. Standards. Expectations of how they conducted themselves. Don’t lie (thieves lie so if you’ll lie you might steal). Don’t spit (it’s gross)! Don’t date until you’re sixteen (sons and daughters). Simple don’ts. I caught several of them in lies over their preteen and teen years. Things like…

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Confessions of the Restless

I confess that I’m in need of rest My bones feel kinda stiff My limbs just lay here limp My brain yields no musings My eyes are tired of looking I cannot hold a pencil I understand no books While I’ve always done my best Neglect has put me on a hook Today I separate…

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Happy Kwanzaa!!

Readers, I want to share with you the history and tradition of Kwanzaa. This holiday encourages the unification of families and communities along with rich connections of cultural identity. This gentleman that I follow wrote an accurate and enriching piece. Please click the link! With the empowerment of knowledge, I pray that each of my…

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Sonrise: Dec. 24th

I meditated on what to say all day. I know it’s Christmas Eve and the go-to topic is the birth of our Lord and Savior. But we know that the calendar date set aside is symbolic and not actual. Yet still, we rejoice that our Savior was born! He gave His life for the fulfillment…

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Sonrise: Dec. 17th

“Be completely humble and gentle.” ~ Ephesians 4:2 This beautiful photo taken by Raymond Cunningham as part of his “Sunrise on the Rails” series. Click to view more! Kindnessis not free. It does have a price. Are you willing to pay for it is the question? Gentleness is not without debt. It too has a…

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