Cracked

Cracked

“Reflections deceive in self-defeat Crafted by glass intended to crack Whispers and cracklings of self longing To be undefined by the definitions of society  Reflected by the notions we are not  Yet we accept the stranger before us to satisfy the unbearable hunger for...
How Distant Are We, Really?

How Distant Are We, Really?

Although it was not what I (or any of us) imagined, or could have imagined, I am choosing something better:  to be grateful for my gifts and to find discernment in the unexpected joys and sorrows of 2020. Through it all, the oxymoron known as “social distancing,”...
Blinded on the 4th of July

Blinded on the 4th of July

In recent months, the global community has undergone a tipping point that demands change for the world that we call “home.”  But has it brought a loss of vision? Have the moments of hope and positivity been smothered in hate and pain? Have our intentions been so...
Power to Speak “You!”

Power to Speak “You!”

This is the year 2020 and according to the 1989 sequel film, Back to the Future II, we should be flying cars by now! The writers might have been a little premature with that, but other predictions, they got right, like video chat systems.  If Doc had had further...
Orange and Blue in the Rear View

Orange and Blue in the Rear View

My journey as an undergraduate came to the underwhelming zoom! zoom! zoom! fueled  COVID-19 finish line a month ago, after the fears of the world came crashing upon us, the Class of 2020. I’m finally ready for the both of us to gaze into the rearview mirror, to...
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