“I pity the fool!”

The title of this post was catchphrase of Mr. T. He is an American actor, television personality, and retired professional wrestler. He is known for his roles as B.A. Baracus in the 1980s television show The A-Team. He is also known for his distinctive hairstyle inspired by Mandinka warriors in West Africa. He is also … Continue reading “I pity the fool!”

Flames

In my efforts to be more mindful to express gratitude daily, I realized that sometimes it is the simple pleasures that brings us to a place of thankfulness. Like the way my mouth feels after brushing my teeth. A warm bed. The first cup of coffee in the morning. Vanilla lip balm. Cocoa butter lotion. … Continue reading Flames

Prostrate

Lately I've been having issues with my prostrate. No guys, don't stress, I said prostrate, not prostate. I have seriously felt prone to get prone. As explained in the dictionary, I've been inclined to lying face downward or prostrate to pray stretched out with my face to the ground in adoration and submission. Just falling … Continue reading Prostrate

Acquicceptance

I have a lovely, creative friend who is a bit of a wordsmith. The way she plays with words astounds and amazes me, and always bring a smile to my face. We were discussing a situation last week and she emailed me her new, made up word: acquicceptance. At that moment it was like God … Continue reading Acquicceptance

All Hat No Cattle

This is a saying in the American West which describes a person who is all talk and no follow through. They are unable to back up their words with actions. Just because you are wearing a cowboy hat, it doesn't make you a cowboy. Or just because you are wearing a cowboy hat does not … Continue reading All Hat No Cattle

Cadence Meditation

I've done this on and off for 24 years. Lately it has become a deeper, richer practice, because now during my Bible reading, I hear/feel a particular verse that fits into a four beat cadence. Defined, cadence is the measure or beat of a rhythmical flow. Meditation is to muse over, contemplate, muse, intend, purpose. … Continue reading Cadence Meditation

God’s breath

By merely speaking, God's breath brought all things into being. Open your mouth right now and let out a breath. God did that and all things were created! From the cosmos to the microscopic. β€œHe performs wonders that cannot be fathomed, miracles that cannot be counted.” (Job 5:9 [NIV]) β€œ Stop and consider God's wonders.” … Continue reading God’s breath