Monthly Archives: February 2017

Transfiguration Sunday 2017

“O God, who before the passion of your only begotten Son revealed his glory upon the holy mountain: Grant to us that we, beholding by faith the light of his countenance, may be strengthened to bear our cross, and be … Continue reading

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“Hidden Figures” and Being Black in America

Recently I saw the movie Hidden Figures. It’s message is quite powerful, especially in times like these–times in which we are still fighting the evil of racism. “…and I can’t change the color of my skin.” By now we should … Continue reading

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Overcoming Fear of the “Other”

While sitting at a table eating, two gentlemen joined me.  I’m black, and they’re white. There were several empty tables.  They chose my table. They both began with “hello.” We ate, laughed, and talked over lunch. Lessons learned: 1. Don’t … Continue reading

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Colin Powell on the Essence of Leadership


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