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.
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. […]
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.