I find myself holding on to that lemon seed, caressing it with love as if to make the evil leave, and then my soul speaks to listening ears within me and I know the walk’s going to be next to a grand plot of trees, all with hanging lemons and each without lemon seeds.
How could you tell a child that discrimination has sides, that the Nazi flag flown in Charlottesville, Virgina had sides. So wrong, so very wrong. You and I, me and you, we are also Hebrew – you should feel that in your soul’s fire, deep within where God lives in us all. I am begging you, hear him too.
For different reasons, we all experience some form of anxiety. Perhaps this is the result of our modern society. One which bombards us with information to the point of overload. Whatever it may be – we’re all trying to find our way toward peace and tranquility.
It has taken a lifetime of living to realize I’m not an expert at life.
The worlds of art and technology at first glance may seem far apart, or too different from each other to be compatible, but in my case, the two go hand in hand. Since I’m a legally blind photographer, it would be impossible for me to practice my art without today’s technology.
I made changes in my life, including my career. Unfortunately, I made rash decisions and it did not turn out very well. I hope you can learn from me and not make the same mistakes I did.
When I was a young singer I went to a lot of jam sessions. Jams are great for meeting other musicians, learning how to improvise, and how to communicate with other players. I learned a lot this way, but there was one jam session in particular where I learned something unexpected.
It is my belief that more often than not, the difference between mediocrity and excellence is vision and courage.
I remember as a child the wonder of discovery that was a part of each and every day. The uninhibited mind, seeking, questioning, supposing, and above all, never afraid to ask a question.
What happened? What changed?
What if a prophet is, in essence, a person who is able to hear and interpret the complex signals generated by massive geologic events years in advance of the actual event, and is seized with the overwhelming urge to warn people to take appropriate action