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We Wonder As We Wonder

Posted by Guest Blogger on February 20, 2020 in Faith, Guest Blogger, Unite, Build, Live, Wisdom

I have always been curious as to why two people can look at the same majestic sunset and have very different reactions. Is one person more spiritual or more enlightened?  While one person might be moved to tears by the wonder of the view, another might see the pinks and reds splashed in the sky […]

Home: Are We There Yet?

Posted by Guest Blogger on February 13, 2020 in Community, Faith, Freedom, Hope

HOME This is home, as I peer out into the streets of a black history parade – with my family beside me that I haven’t seen in years. Oh, this is home. As the beads drop and the candy flies high in the sky and lands right into my little boys’ sun-kissed coily afro hair. […]

Interlocked

Posted by Ashley Bell on February 6, 2020 in Ashley Bell, Community, Freedom, Friendship, Unite, Build, Live

February is African American History month. A time set apart to acknowledge the contributions of African Americans in the building of our country. These contributions are not to be relegated to just one month but to be acknowledged on a regular basis, because they are woven throughout the fabric of our nation. It ought to […]

Deconstruction is Not a DIY Project

Posted by Guest Blogger on January 30, 2020 in Community, Faith, Hope, Wisdom

My always-curious daughter noticed a snail on our driveway and asked if I knew where snails find their shells. Thanks to the wonders of Google, I was able to answer her question and learned that snails are born with the ability to grow their own shells. After they hatch, baby snails eat the casing they […]

We Want It Now.

Posted by Guest Blogger on January 16, 2020 in Faith, Guest Blogger, Wisdom

Veruca Salt wanted a golden ticket. In the 1971 timeless classic, “Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory,” we were introduced to a little girl named Veruca. And though she may have appeared innocent and sweet — much like the bars of chocolate she coveted — it took only for her to open her mouth that […]