Black people have engaged every change demanded of them. They were told to change their hair. They did. They were told to change their dress. They did. They were told to change their language. They did. They were told to get an education. They did. They were told to get religion. They did. They were … Continue reading Devalue of Black Change
When it comes to whether to "send your child to school" or "not to send your child to school" this upcoming school year, uncertainty is certain. There are parents on both sides of the issue and for varying reasons. There are educators and educational staff that are on varying sides of the issue, too. Bigger … Continue reading Schooling & Pandemic
During this time of sheltering-in-place one of the many things all can work on is spending time with our sons and daughters. There is much comedic banter about the challenges and difficulties of parenting. And yes, parenting does come with its challenges. However, we ought to use this time as opportunity to enjoy our sons … Continue reading Parents, Children, and the Curse 1
Being innovative and creative in caring for others these days is an understatement. Healthcare professionals of all disciplines have revamped how they provide services. The logistics of how we consume goods and acquire products has been reduced to drive-ups, drive-throughs, and restricted times of day. Educational systems have become learning management systems full of virtual … Continue reading Special Needs, Caregivers, and Their World Stopping.
It is becoming more and more of a reality that COVID19 is deadly. Tens of thousands have died over the past weeks across the globe. This virus has not discriminated by color, creed, age, nationality, or any of the miniscuel markers oligarchs use to generate multitrillion dollar wars, divides, and oppressions. This virus defines the … Continue reading Compassionate Compliance
What we must remember and know is the old Sunday School speech and passage of scripture many across the world have learned. The Lord is my Shepherd. I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside the still waters. It can be difficult to see green pastures and … Continue reading Good Shepherd. Green Pastures. Still Waters.
There are many who have made their minds up about attending or not attending their house of worship (Going/Not going) during these times. For the many that are on the fence, be encouraged. It is NOT a lack of faith if you decide not to attend your house of worship right now. Here are few … Continue reading Social Distancing and Church Attendance
Remember to check in with the elderly, veterans, and others who may fight isolating symptoms. Connecting socially fights against many symptoms of mental illness. It helps with reducing mood disorder symptoms, anxiety symptoms, trauma symptoms and much more. Being connected with others reduces rumination, helps get people out of their own head, and connects those … Continue reading Checking In
As a nation and globe tackle these times, it becomes even more important to have quality self-care, being our brothers' keepers, and loving our neighbors as ourselves. I.T. Shin Here are a few thoughts with further detail in the article. Stay informed but do not obsessively check the news.Focus on the things you can control.Stay … Continue reading Anxiety And The Virus
It is very easy to be inundated with the innumerable amount of changes and adjustments during these times. I would like to ask of you to pause for a moment and remember those who have fallen. WizData, inc. Since the beginning of its reign, COVID19 (i.e. coronavirus) has created havoc in all lives on this … Continue reading Remembering The Fallen