Looking ahead to the start of Kwanzaa…December 26 marks the start of Kwanzaa, also spelled Kwanzaa, holiday observed in the US, meant to honor African Americans’ ancestral roots. The celebration lasts until January 1 Kwanzaa comes from the Swahili phrase “matunday ya kwanza,” which means “first fruits,” The holiday is defined by the seven principalsContinue reading “Happy Kwanzaa”
For denominations that celebrate Advent, the holiday marks the beginning of the church’s liturgical year. Advent is primarily observed in churches that adhere to an ecclesiastical calendar of liturgical seasons, feasts, memorials, fasts, and holy days. Those churches include Catholic, Orthodox, Anglican / Episcopalian,Lutheran, Methodist, and Presbyterian. The season of Advent is a period of both repentance and celebration. Christians spend time in spiritual preparation for the comingContinue reading “Advent Celebrations”
Nature’s organic forms often serve as inspiration for Li’s works, and in Peony, a small Buddhist figure emerges from the unfurling petals of a blazing red peony flower. This is the first time the sculptor introduces the colour red to his Spiritual Journey Through the Great Ether series, the most successful and popular series of the artist, establishingContinue reading “Maternal Love”
Frankincense Frankincense, also known as olibanum, is made from the resin of the Boswellia tree. It typically grows in the dry, mountainous regions of India, Africa and the Middle East. Frankincense has a woody, spicy smell and can be inhaled, absorbed through the skin, steeped into a tea or taken as a supplement. Used inContinue reading “The Air We Breathe”
Don’t try to micro manage me or boss me, START INCLUDING ME! I have a BRAIN 🧠 I AM A LEADER… and not going to be BULLIED!
You have to have a Heart ❤️ of Gold and Love in your Heart to see The Joy that is Heaven on 🌍 to Respect ✊, People, and Treat them with Kindness, just as you Treat, this Planet 🌎 with Kindness. If people continually go around HURTING, each other , Causing each other PAIN, SEPARATING,Continue reading “What Are Your Gifts”
“To me, fishing’s the greatest sport on the planet for many reasons,” he says. “My call-out to those people who’ve never fished: Just go out and enjoy it at any level. Fishing can be intimidating because today a lot of people see $50,000 to $70,000 bass boats and all this fancy equipment, and they thinkContinue reading “Truth”
With low literacy rates in the United States, and children needing more and more early intervention, and preschool more structure in the homes at an early age, more head start experiences, more after school care, parents having to work two and three jobs to support their families, single parent homes, more and more latch keyContinue reading “Scribbles and Mistakes”