The Power of Love

The power of love is not just the greatest Celine Dion song ever written. The power of love is redemptive.  Love saves, rescues, sets free.  Love restores honor, worth, and reputation.  Love is… Continue reading

Personal Heroes & History Makers

CT Studd:  “Some want to live within the sound of church or chapel bell; I want to run a rescue shop within a yard of hell.” Mother Teresa: “Do not think that love,… Continue reading

My Rap Sheet

There are many things I love about my childhood.  Many of those memories involve my mom and my Aunt Fairy.  My mom chose to go against the racial grain in our family and… Continue reading

Ineffective Noise

Downtown LA is a wild place.  When I moved here close to ten years ago, its the first place I lived.  Olympic and Flower was my neighborhood where I survived all the riots… Continue reading

Fighting for our Crappy Lives

Perhaps you remember this scene from the best movie of the year. I realize it is highly inappropriate, but all three times I’ve seen it, the airplane scene in Bridesmaids gives me an… Continue reading

The Men in My World

All weekend, we’ve been focused on worship at church.  The reason I came to church in the first place, besides that my life was in the toilet, was a few good men.  Ten… Continue reading

The Cupboards of our lives

This cupboard is a disaster waiting to happen.  Honestly, I reached for the salt and pepper potato chips that you can’t even see and all of this toppled down.  It’s too much stuff… Continue reading

The Red Towel

Lost in Translation was a good film.  Maybe its because I love Bill Murray, but I really enjoyed it.  The title of the film is brilliant, because sometimes things literally are Lost in… Continue reading

48 Hours

Worlds collide as time changes.  People persevere through both unbelievable and predictably believable circumstances as we travel through our life, this one and only life we are given.  We live, we laugh, we… Continue reading

More Man Food

I remember my single days when fruity drinks got the job done – Robek’s Rejuvenator, Scary Green Drinks, Kombucha, Pom Cherry, for example, could fill me up after a terrifying workout with the… Continue reading