Daily Prayer: Healing

I invoke the spirit and fortitude of our creator and our beloved and revered ancestors... "A Prayer for the Healing of the Body" We ask for the knowledge of the Healing of our bodies. We know that knowledge is healing And healing is knowledge. As we seek knowledge We ask that you would help us [...]

Everyone Makes Mistakes, Right?

My dear Sista in the arts and in the cosmos, Erykah Badu, seemed to make the mistake of her career.  Bad album?  Or photo shoot?  Nope.  Far beyond the awkward appearing relationships with the various fathers of her children.  In fact, who cares about that?!?  That is her business.  It doesn't affect her music, her [...]

Pre-Kwanzaa Time

For me, the season before "The Season" consists of planning for Kwanzaa celebrations - either as a co-facilitator, a performer, or simply a participant.  As a public librarian I always want to keep my community informed and involved, especially when there are mind-bending opportunities available.  Mind-bending may seem a bit dramatic, but it is so [...]

They Call Him The Teacher

Adding to the repertoire of experiences, Ms. Iris and I had the honor of watching one of the most prolific, most articulate, most talented and confident musicians that has ever held a mic.   They call him The Teacher. When I First heard Criminal Minded I was in... Damn, where was I? Seventh grade... (from [...]

Gunshots!

Just taking a quick moment to vent... So tired of the gunshots, especially when I know that the guns are not manufactured in the city - and aimed at one another; when I know the profitable makers don't appear to give a damn; when the media images pumped into the minds of many are purposefully [...]