April Showers bring May Flowers

It is pouring outside. It's one of those rainy days that make you snooze your alarm clock and crawl under the covers as the rain drops lull you back to dreamland. The overcast grey colored skies can be dreadful especially after a long winter. But it is a reminder that good things are going to … Continue reading April Showers bring May Flowers

And the journey continues to live out my purpose

I'm starting to feel alive again. I feel very grateful. I have my unemployment. My savings hold cleared. And I didn't get the job that I didn't want in the first place. I'm truly believing that the universe is conspiring to help me achieve my dream of living a life of social justice in a … Continue reading And the journey continues to live out my purpose

Home

A few months ago, I attended a church service and the pastor posed the question, "Close your eyes and think of home. What do you see? Where's home?" At the time, I thought of Chicago and my family and friends. Last week, as I was finishing a grueling, hectic and stressful summer teaching program in … Continue reading Home

The doubt in faith

"The opposite of faith is not doubt, but certainty."- Anne Lamont This quote really confounds me because as a young person growing up in a religious Christian household, I was taught to believe in the certainty of faith. I memorized the famous scripture. "Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not … Continue reading The doubt in faith