Monthly Archives: January 2018

February is Black History Month…

  On February 11, 1790, the Society of Friends petitioned the United States House of Representatives to abolish the slave trade. It would be 73 years later, on January 1, 1863, before the Emancipation Proclamation would be signed by President … Continue reading

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Grace…

  The word ‘grace’ has many meanings. It can refer to a smooth and elegant way of moving. Some people are truly grace in motion. I am not.  I’m more the ‘thank goodness I didn’t trip this time!’ person in … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King, Jr., 1929 – 1968

  Martin Luther King, Jr., 1929 – 1968 Of all the speeches and letters, editorials and interviews that Martin Luther King, Jr. wrote and shared with us during his lifetime, none is more meaningful for me than his 1963 ‘Letter … Continue reading

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And the Word of the Year is…

  Every year a number of dictionaries publish their “Word of the Year.”  The 2017 list is interesting. The Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year 2017 is youthquake. The noun… is defined as “a significant cultural, political, or social change arising from … Continue reading

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  It’s that time.  It’s a new year. 365 days of opportunity.  8,760 hours for each of us to use as we choose. There will be frustrating events.  Challenges and disappointments. There will happy surprises…times of celebration. Birthdays and holidays. … Continue reading

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