Confrontation’s Bad Reputation

Look up confrontation in the dictionary.  Does the definition resemble this, “a hostile or argumentative meeting or situation between opposing parties?”   This description makes confrontation sound like an event to be accessorized with boxing gloves.  While some confrontations may resemble this definition, I think perhaps there is more to the story. Although I could not Read More

Silencing the Noise

Silencing the Noise

James Cleveland Owens, better known to the world as Jesse, sky-rocketed to fame via the 1936 Berlin Olympics, winning four gold medals while simultaneously tying a world record, setting a world and also three Olympic records.  It would be forty-eight years before another track and field Olympian, American Carl Lewis, matched Jesse’s feat. Even before Read More


Case Against The Resolutions!

Good-bye, Santa and the reindeer, jingle bells, Frosty the Snowman, holiday overindulgence, ugly sweaters, crowded malls and Christmas music. Hello, New Year’s Resolutions and promises to eat less, exercise more, quit smoking, curtail frivolous spending and give up alcohol. Making New Year’s Resolutions seems to be etched into our DNA; we think that simply because Read More