Tag Archives: freedom

FMM 11 24 17 Don’t get it Twisted

“When you practice gratefulness, there is a sense of respect toward others.”~Dalai Lama.  Things were different when I was growing up.  I see how easily I have moved into the ‘older generation’ category, reminiscing about how things used to be.  But I remember the first time I wore long pants in the dead of winter […]

FMM 12 16 16 From Fairy Princess to Feminist

“A woman is like a tea bag, you can’t tell how strong she is till you put her in hot water.”~Eleanor Roosevelt.  As a child, I hated the color pink.  I don’t know how early this started, but I detested it.  There was a saying: ‘Pink to make the boys wink’.  I detested that too, […]

FMM 11 18 16 Chant a Psalm

“Just living is not enough…one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.”~Hans Christian Andersen.   My father was chaplain and teacher of Bible Knowledge at a high school in the heart of Jamaica.  Since the school was founded under the ‘auspices’ of a Christian School, the subject was not Religious Knowledge.  There was no […]

FMM 1 1 16 One World One People

Guest FMM by Jabari I Powell “I hate math, but more accurately – I do not love division.” ~ #JonesGeneHumor HAPPY NEW YEAR!! Today is the beginning of a New Year, a symbol for new beginnings.  Often on this day we resolve to make our own personal changes and hope to keep true to them […]

FMM 4 19 13 What Price Freedom?

“I write what I like” ~ Steve Biko. April is National Poetry month. The poet has a particular way with words, chooses them with care and precision so as to paint a picture with as few brush strokes as possible. I have been thinking recently how fortunate the writer is. An artist has to buy […]