My oldest niece is doing her residency at The Detroit Medical Center. As the pandemic arrived in Michigan, she rotated from her specialty to help with patients who were diagnosed with COVID-19. She shared with me how difficult it was for her and the other residents, physicians and nurses to have the necessary medical supplies… Continue Reading Caring for our Health Care Workers
One of my favorite movies is called The Song of Bernadette. The film chronicles part of Bernadette Soubirous’ life and the visions she saw that led to her becoming a saint. St. Bernadette’s visions led to the founding of the shrine at Lourdes. During the opening credits of the film these words are displayed: “For… Continue Reading A Test of Faith
Now that Thanksgiving is over, my countdown to Christmas has begun. I have to admit that I noticed decorations, stocking stuffers and holiday suggestions for the best presents appearing as the Halloween candy was discounted by 50% or more. The artificial trees appeared a couple weeks later. And now, the section reserved for wrapping paper… Continue Reading An Advent Calendar, Part 1
When I was very young, my parents would send my sister and me to my aunt’s house in Columbus, Ohio. That is where 4 of my father’s siblings lived: My Aunts Clairette and Amanda, and my Uncles Marion and Obadiah (who we called Obie). My Aunt Clairette was a pastor at a time when women… Continue Reading “In the beginning, God created the heaven and the earth.” (Genesis 1:1)
A long time ago, one Summer which is now far, far away, I went to see the first Star Wars movie, which now has the subtitle: A New Hope. I was overwhelmed by the way the story unfolded along with the special effects which were introduced in the film. Industrial Light and Magic, the director’s… Continue Reading We’ve a Story to Tell
As I have been journeying throughout the District to participate in SPRC meetings and Church Conferences, I rely on music to fill in the silence between destinations. On Monday, I turned on the Metropolitan Opera radio station, to discover it was the season premier. There was a different kind of excitement with the opera hosts. … Continue Reading Celebrate Good Times!