“I was on the train…holding on but not really sure what I was holding on to. And I get here, and I see Sam, and he’s like you’re just getting in…he’s like I’m just going home…he left the party and came back to work…can you believe it…and there I was walking in…and he was like … More Verbal Yuck Yuck – Things people say that make you say “huh?” – Part 2
“It’s harder to fake being busy than it is to actually be busy. I got in at 10:30 got hungry at 11:30 and went to lunch, then I went up to the printing department. Now it’s like almost 3 and I’m just about to start working. Ha!Ha! I was talking to the guys in the … More Verbal Yuck Yuck – Things people say that make you say “huh?” – Part 1
There once was a girl Who never cried. Even when she was sad, She’d smile and say, “I’m fine.” There was no limit to her love. When she gave it, she’d give it all. With open arms, she welcomed all, Unselfishly allowing the anguished and the lonely To bask in her shower of love. … More Death of the Giving Heart
Curious things happen when you pay attention. You may find yourself standing up and out in defense of a complete stranger. That happened to me. I would have to say it was a God-inspired moment. Why? I guess because I couldn’t stop myself. I felt a blaze of “thou shalt” stream from me that was … More A Day Unlike Any Other Day
What would you do if someone on the train asked you if he could borrow your phone to make a phone call? Before you answer, consider this – how many of you have credit card info in your phone? Compromising selfies? Journal/memo entries that would incriminate you? How many of you treat your phones like … More What if….
via Daily Prompt: Luxury Watching the sunset, she wonders “Where did the day go?” She quickly glances at her dusty, messy dresser and admits, “I should have taken care of that today.” She scratches a mosquito bite on her leg and remembers, “I meant to buy some anti-itch cream on the way home.” The smell of … More Luxury
Rushing to an appointment Silently repeating “The Lord is my shepherd” Pushing anxiety out of the forefront of my mind Focused on my own agenda That’s when I saw her. Bright green against the asphalt surface Still and vibrant She called out to me in a language older than time “Help!” “green” “cocoon” “catepillar” “hope” … More Who was the giver?
Walking around NYC, I often marvel at not only how many people I pass, but how many unique individuals exist in one city. The languages, dialects, accents, regionalism that differentiate me from pretty much anyone within arm reach of me at any given time makes smile on the inside and the outside. I was raised … More Day 3 – Love-Focused BN4Real
Sometimes all it takes are a few heart-inspired words to change your day. Some friends are in your life for a day, a year, or a life time…no matter the duration of their stay in your life – a friend’s presence and words of inspiration are gifts from God. If today was one of those … More Cherished presence
Today is Day 2 of shifting focus from divisiveness and hatred in America, images of love and hope. As I promised yesterday, I will be sharing episode of a web series, BN4Real that I wrote and co-produced in 2009. What is so special about today’s episode- “Til Midnight”? Well, in today’s episode one of the … More Color-Blind/ Love-Focused BN4Real – Day 2