Kuumba (creativity): to do always as much as we can, in the way we can, in order to leave our community more beautiful and beneficial than we inherited it. Theoretical physicist Albert Einstein allegedly said, […]
“Someone once said, “the two most important days in a person’s life are the day she’s born and the day she discovers why.” * Have you discovered your Why? The Fifth Principle of Kwanzaa: Nia […]
UNTIL THE LION LEARNS HOW TO WRITE, EVERY STORY WILL GLORIFY THE HUNTER. ~AFRICAN PROVERB According to the Inquirer – Philly dot com, Hakim’s bookstore founded in 1959 in West Philadelphia was down for the count. But […]
Ujima (collective work and responsibility) We are the ones we’ve been waiting for ~Hopi Elders Those who can, do. Those who can’t, do what you can and make it your best.
Frances: In Italian, the literal translation of “to give birth” — “dare alla luce” — is: “to give to the light”.” I was watching Under the Tuscan Sun when heard this quote And it […]
I love it when a good plan comes together. Many who are dazzled by the media and may have missed the plot. We must remember, we’re a civilization rooted in story-telling. We share information filled with iconic imagery, […]
If you’ve seen the 2002 movie SIGNS by M. Night Shyamalan; starring Mel Gibson (Reverend Graham Hess), Joaquin Phoenix (Merrill Hess) Rory Culkin (Morgan Hess) and, Abigail Breslin (Bo Hess) you know they realize the […]
Entertain and train. “You can kill the dreamer but not the dream.” Especially, if the dreamer has the forethought to mentor the multitudes they have inspired.
A shift in consciousness changes society.
Special Guest blogger Malangay answers The Edge Annual Question—2005 “WHAT DO YOU BELIEVE IS TRUE EVEN THOUGH YOU CANNOT PROVE IT?” I believe all biological life forms will be prey to the fundamental sacrosanct laws of physics, chemical […]
"Spoken words are ephemeral but the written word is permanent. What most people, or at least the unsuccessful ones, are unaware of is that life gives us exactly what we ask from it."Currently rereading The Instant Millionaire : A Tale of Wisdom and Wealth by Mark Fisher
For some, an unfulfilled and unsatisfied life can lead to a life-long battle of potentially fatal addictions; but others find there’s an alternative to fill those often evasive and unidentifiable empty spaces.