Sight vs. Vision

Our pastor recently challenged us to create our personal vision for 2021 and beyond. He discussed the difference between sight (seeing what’s right in front of us) and vision (that which we cannot see or touch, but can imagine.) I don’t know about you, but so much of 2020 was spent dealing with, and reacting…

Empowerful you.

“Don’t underestimate the power of vision and direction. These are irresistible forces, able to transform what might appear to be unconquerable obstacles into traversable pathways and expanding opportunities. Strengthen the individual. Start with yourself. Take care with yourself. Define who you are. Refine your personality. Choose your destination and articulate your Being. As the great…

A Thanksgiving Story

This past week-end we took an Uber to the Inner Harbor in Baltimore.  Maxwell, our driver, was an African immigrant from a small village in Nigeria who had been in the United States just a few years. His Honda was immaculate both inside and out and he described with pride how he worked hard to…

One or two..two or three..?

So there I was, squinting through the eye doc’s little machine trying to identify letters I could not see.. (or maybe they were numbers.) Which one is clearer? He kept asking patiently flipping the lenses back and forth..one or two?…two or three?..three or four? I wondered how many times a day the poor guy asked…