Escaping the whirlpool of worry

If you are anything like me, you worry about what you cannot control. You worry about things out of your reach. You worry about the unknown future, what tomorrow will bring, and sometimes, it becomes a tidal wave of turbulence that tends to knock your breath away. Have you ever been caught in a riptide?Continue reading “Escaping the whirlpool of worry”

On the altar of love

Easter may have looked different this year – yes. Virtual services, maybe a small family gathering for lunch depending on the level of lockdown your county or state is under and definitely no wide-scale egg hunt. But maybe… Easter was more intimate. You were able to share a special time with your immediate family andContinue reading “On the altar of love”

Breaking point

It’s to that point. You know what that point is for you. Some of us have been stuck at home for several weeks… Maybe the house feels crowded or maybe it feels lonely. Maybe we miss our friends. Our “normal” routines. Our “normal” lives. I’ve seen countless memes on Facebook and Instagram about the quarantineContinue reading “Breaking point”

A life-saving story

It was another cold, rainy day in Washington, D.C.  Steve, an African American in his late 40s, was making his usual rounds, picking up complete strangers, playing Christian music in the background, and trying his best to be genuinely nice to people he had never met and would probably never see again.  His Uber appContinue reading “A life-saving story”