I am a huge user of apps ( like who isn’t) and I just love having apps on my phone that...Read More
Category: Media and Culture
This post was originally published on November 14, 2011 This weekend, I watched the documentary: End Of Poverty? and there were several things that stood out. • In Bolivia, water was privatized to the point that collecting...Read More
Pope Francis has endeared many of us, and confused the rest of us. I fall into both camps! I love how personable he is, however I understand that I don’t understand a lot of things about him. To me, that’s okay. I wasn’t meant to understand completely every person, and I’m sure many of his writings will make more sense to me as I pray about it, and as time passes.Read More
How many times have you been in a situation when you were just too slow to act? After the even occurred, do you then go through your mind what you should have said and what you should have done? What about staying quiet when...Read More
In New York City, we have veins of subway lines and bus routes that helps you get to where you’re going. While riding on the train or bus, you’re not thinking about the complex system, you are focused on where you...Read More
It’s hard not to hear and read what has gone on in the news lately. There has been a lot of talk, demonstrations, and hashtags about the inequality that has gone on in our country. The truth is: these inequalities are not new....Read More
Imagine this: You are sitting in a restaurant and a complete stranger comes up to you says, “Oh I just wanted to wish your two kids (they name them by name) a Happy Birthday last week. Oh, and since I’m here, how...Read More
What struck me was that she’s asking me to have consideration for others while screaming over a crying infant who I was changing.
All through the web, and when I open the Bible, I’m reminded that our words can tear a person down our build them up. I am reminded of the power of our words.
We throw out phrases like: consideration, sympathy, empathy, but I sense these are just key words. Words that we have to remember without actually exercising their meaning.Read More
Have you noticed that when you turn on the news, you usually hear about something dramatic that has happened? The anchor person gives you snippets of information, and right before they go to commercial they remind you why you’re watching the program to begin with. […]Read More
Back in 1992, I caught wind of an African Burial ground in Manhattan.
This was HUGE back in the day to know, since the conditions of slavery has been treated to be only a southern thing.
Of course we know that slavery existed in the North, but we never really paid attention or asked how deep was it rooted in making New York City the city it is today.