Tag Archives: injustice

FMM 7 15 16 Power Positive

“Love’s in need of love today.”~Stevie Wonder. The father of my children was a complex man.  He could argue all day on a variety of topics: sports, politics, injustice, you name it.  What animated him was the history of injustice perpetrated on Africa and people of African descent world over.  He was not a fan […]

FMM 1 9 15 Left Luggage

FMM 1 9 15 Left Luggage “Nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over.” ~ Guy Finley. Jamaicans have a phrase, ‘two long hand’ which they use to describe a person who presents themselves with nothing to offer. Imagine you invite a guest over for a meal and they arrive […]

FMM 12 5 14 Where Healing Begins

“An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind.” ~Mahatma Gandhi. It is troubling to live in a world where injustice appears to be the norm. Where bad news is distressing but not surprising; where people of color (especially the males) have to think defensively and act as if anything they […]

FMM 8 16 13 ‘My cup it overflows’

‘I cried that I had no shoes til I met a man who had no feet’~Mahatma Gandhi By Tuesday of this week I had already convinced myself I was exhausted.  I worked a twelve hour shift with students at a clinical site on Monday, taught all day Tuesday – life was indeed hard.  In fact […]

FMM 7 19 13 Truth and Reconciliation

“Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.” ~ Martin Luther King Jr.  At the end of an emotional week, it helps to try to pull back and look at the big picture. Despite the tragedy and frustration of the realities of life in the USA in general, and in Florida in particular, there are also […]