The below sermon was preached on this Sunday morning, 5/31/20, (and also posted to his blog) by my loving Brother, Pastor Todd Atkins-Whitley in Danville, CA. Whether you show up in our world as secular or religious, the words spoken matter. #blacklivesmatter This sermon was preached at Danville Congregational Church United Church of Christ on May 31, 2020 My friends—what a heart-breaking week this has … Continue reading What’s that Sound?
How do I find myself here on earth with the blessings I have been bestowed? How did my brother and I come to be joined in this life together? Our story is one that was written in the stars before we were even born. via The Star of my Heart Continue reading The Star of my Heart
Part One (2014) On March 29 in 2014 I was fretting about what I was going to wear to a party I had been invited to by my then boyfriend, but also I was fretting about how I was going to wear my hair – up or down? Wait, what? I’m not the type to fret over my looks, but on this day…going to this … Continue reading Our Red Letter Day – March 29
Open space, dim lights and not many people yet. This is nice being the first ones here. He was right. No lines. A chance to acclimate to our surroundings and relax. Music fills the dance floor, seeping into every molecule, every fiber of being, be it the wood on the walls, the concrete on the floor, or the pores of my skin. It enters me … Continue reading Red Pants
So much music to share, way behind. But had to get this one over to you. Waves remix by Mr. Probz. A year old but just found it yesterday. Just dreamy and makes me look forward to every moment of summer with you…lazy days, late nights, sunset picnics, all of it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vN2Q62uMew0 – K This track is really perfect, dreamy yes, and so apt to … Continue reading June 19, 2014 – June 22, 2014
Just when I’m left wondering why it’s so damn hard sometimes, we have a blissful morning. No arguments, no tears; only laughter, smiles and the air of doing what I request of her to do to get us out the door on time. These are times I cherish. This is the daughter I love to see and experience. The silly one. The cheerful one. The … Continue reading Off She Goes
She’s only 7. Strong Willed. Determined. Yet, with a soft heart. She tears up when hearing words of love shared between others. I wonder if I’m doing it right. Raising her that is. We argue a great deal. She seems to fight me on everything. I would love to be able to hear how she really feels about me, about us. She’s still so young … Continue reading My Daughter