This past weekend I had a moment to watch a documentary on Netflix that made me think twice. “Inside Bill’s Brain: Decoding Bill Gates” – I know, I know most cynics will say what can one of the richest men in the world teach me that his money has not solved for him. Well…compassion. … More It made me think…twice
Depression: “feelings of severe despondency and dejection.” I was depressed, and I didn’t even know it. I never liked the word “depressed.” I said I was at peace, but I was actually numb – The hurt was so grave I didn’t know what else to do but to mask it with what I called peace, … More Take off the mask…
Complicity the state of being an accomplice; partnership or involvement in wrongdoing: complicity in a crime. This blog became bigger than me than my opinions, experiences or conversations. I was going through a personal experience realizing that I would be complicit in the neglect of someone I love if I did not speak up. Hence, this … More Complicit…Are you?
I sat and watched as tears flowed down his tender face as he watched his older brother remember his Uncle. His older brother stood tall, spoke with grace and tenderness about the sweet memories he had with his Tio, yet the tears flowed uncontrollably. I sat quietly as the tears streamed down my face for … More They are completely different…but their hearts are the same.
I don’t have a law degree, nor am I a political pundit (though some of my friends say I am), but what I am is a human being with a heart…and my heart is broken. The events that occurred this weekend prompted another teachable moment for our family. In the past year or so I … More Mrs. Dash got it right….about race!