Category Archives: Love

These posts are from the author’s personal experience. This involves the author’s reflection upon something that has touched him deeply, from within.

Before you Speak…


think. Sometimes, we lie to ourselves.  We’d like to believe that what we say have no merit, as if the words just fall to the ground never to be heard from again.  But words have great power.  Words have value. … Continue reading

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Wait your turn.


My dad was a drummer.  He grew up playing in church.  There was a boy named Artie that watched him play.  Artie played when my dad decided not to play any longer.  My older brother Maurice played drums intermittently while … Continue reading

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The Human Experience


The human experience is a beautiful, ugly, painful, joyful journey that we get to experience here on earth.  The great thing about it is that you’re not alone.  People will walk with you, all throughout your life.  If you’re lucky, … Continue reading

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full of life


Stuart Scott died yesterday.  He was 49. I got the news while I was sitting at the organ during church.  Since then, I’ve watched a few interviews of those who knew him professionally and personally.  They all seem to say … Continue reading

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Herbie the misfit


mis-fit (noun) something that does not fit or that fits badly. Well, there you have it.  I’m a misfit.  No ifs, ands or buts about it.  I was in denial for many years, but now I know it describes me … Continue reading

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As-salamu alaykum


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though seasons change


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before the sun goes down.


I can remember many occasions when my older brother and I got into trouble. I had to be about four or five, maybe. My momma would say, “You two are going to bed before the sound goes down.” I must … Continue reading

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Love…


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lighten up


For those who really know me, know that I have learned to work: and love it.  I get it earnestly from my father and grandfather.  I watched those two men work hard, so I am the exact same way.  My … Continue reading

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