So it was a few short years ago when the first non-white president was in office. He was smart, articulate and generally had a good heart until he showed some signs of corruption around the edges due to the insane amount of bribery in politics. Mostly a good guy.
The recent hate explosion can be disheartening to a person like me. I spend my time being positive and trying to create positivity around me, despite some of the darker events going on around me. It takes effort to overcome the strikes I was born with. Being black and male makes a certain segment of the population hate and fear me. Just by looking at me. And the recent event in Charlottesville and the upcoming rally just down the road in Lexington prove that point. Continue reading “SKETCHBOOK: Vision of Love”
As you may know, I’ve been reading and meditating on the Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu. The current translation I’m reading is by Brian Browne Walker. Every now and then I’ll read a verse that sticks with me and lately it’s the first two stanzas of Verse 58: Continue reading “Dull or Sharp”