Tag Archives: passion

FMM 7 7 17 Soul Ajar

“The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience.” ~ Emily Dickinson. My mother once got prayed against.  In an open church.  By Deacon Morris.  I have noticed that I tend to write more stories of my mother than my father.  But perhaps it is because if you know my father, you are […]

FMM 2 10 17 Cations for Change

“Every day brings new choices.”~ Martha Beck.  My mother had a special personality.  She could be quite harsh, but often didn’t realize how that came across.  She was, in fact, a contrarian, not trying to be like others, she never made an effort to fit in.  But she had a sense of humor, and could […]

FMM 8 19 16 Leading with the Heart

“One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than a hundred teaching it.”~Knute Rockne I was not an athlete growing up.  I longed to be an athlete.  My father had won awards for his athletic prowess, following his brothers in all manner of sporting events.  But I had team spirit.  I cheered my team along.  I […]

FMM 10 26 12; Turn your light on

I had an interesting dream the other night, it was one that made me look for the meaning behind the image. I was driving at night on a Jamaican road, and realized the headlights weren’t working. Somehow I made it to my destination with no problem. If you know Jamaican roads you will know that driving in […]