The revolution will not be televised- a message from Irene

Yes, I’m a poet but don’t think that because I fit nicely into a set of conscious stereotypes, this message is just for one type of person- its for you too! Yes, you and no I’m not just talking about a spirit filled call for social revolution, like turning off your phone on a date or unplugging from your Facebook fans to create a “real life”! I’m also talking about your personal revolution and the day you decide that its going to begin.  Is today that day? After all, its simply a matter of – choice....more

Our common cause of love

“How shall I begin my song In the blue night that is settling?  In the great night my heart will go out, Toward me the darkness comes rattling. In the great night my heart will go out.” - Papago Medicine Woman Chant The past week was an emotional and historical one for me and for Canadians....more

Freedom Is Already Here As the sun went down that evening, people throughout the village brought sick family members to Jesus. No matter what their diseases were, the touch of his hand healed everyone Luke 4:40. The same still holds true today not only is Jesus the source of our strength, but he still possesses the same very power that we need to be healed today.When I look around me, often I see, so many Christians wondering when. When will I get promoted to the next level God promised? When will I not suffer in my body anymore?...more

Dharma behind the drama

So I'm sitting in this absolutely mind-numbing meeting (oh, come on - you know you've been in that meeting, too) and I'm noticing how resistant I am; I can barely keep my butt in the chair. ...more

Will You Walk Through This Door?

        The Room of Grace is a safe place. It's the place you go to take off all your masks and be yourself. As you walk through this door you know everyone accepts you even if you have visible flaws and if you are hiding invisible flaws you're free to talk about them. As a matter of fact the people there encourage you to talk about it....more

An Invitation to Prove Principle

Maryland and other states along the East Coast are preparing for the worst. Hurricane Irene is heading for us.  ...more

First things...

If I were ever to start a blog, there would be one thing I must say first: I believe in miracles. ...more

The Cross in my Pocket

 The Cross in my Pocket            - Verna Thomas I carry a cross in my pocketA simple reminder to meOf the fact that I an a ChristianNo matter where I may be ...more

When 1 says YES!

Is it possible to feel elated and sad at the same time? Excited and deflated? I think that is where I am, in this moment! ...more

The night of a thousand months

Photo courtesy of VickyTH, Flickr From seconds to years to millennia, time is a fluid concept in Islam that I often puzzle over. During the final 10 days of Ramadan falls a night that the Quran describes as being ‘better th...more