The Fire This Time

“Guess they are burning B’more down” – The Wire Yesterday as the nation and world watched, peaceful protests earlier in the day gave way to violent riots ushering in chaos and destruction, literally in the wake of Freddie Gray’s death at the hands of Baltimore police. On CNN’s coverage, Wolf Blitzer continuously stated that itContinue reading “The Fire This Time”

A Short Life With An Eternal Impact

“All you can take with you, is that which you’ve given away” -from It’s A Wonderful Life After an emotional couple of weeks I felt compelled to update my previous blog about Jawhar. We were honored to be able to visit him once again, to celebrate his 19th birthday, a day that the doctors didn’tContinue reading “A Short Life With An Eternal Impact”

Hoop Dreams and Faith

We must accept finite disappointment but never lose infinite hope. -Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. I was fortunate yesterday to experience a range of special occurrences on the Martin Luther King Holiday, that taught and reinforced powerful life lessons. The choir of which I am a part was asked to sing both the NationalContinue reading “Hoop Dreams and Faith”