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New My52WOW Book Club Pick: The One Year LifeVerse Devotional

Those of you who know the My 52 Weeks of Worship Story know that the first 52 weeks of this now five year journey began after a year of loss – my father passed away, my grandmother died, and a relationship ended. My father, like me, enjoyed reading and learning about spirituality, faith, and truth … Continue reading

The Full and Powerful Serenity Prayer

Many of you may be familiar with the first stanza of the Serenity Prayer…today, someone reminded me of the full prayer, and it really touched me. I felt like I was hearing it for the first time – like I had never really understood the full power of the prayer. The prayer is in my own … Continue reading

Breathe in and out, every minute, every hour…

I do hope you are inspired to step out of your comfort zone…

Thank you again…A Debt of Gratitude

Today is the 5 Year Anniversary of the first Sunday of My 52 Weeks of Worship

On this first Sunday of the year, in 2010, I started a 52 Week journey that made an indelible imprint on my life. That journey became a passion project, a book, and a precious part of my life and my story. Five years gone by in the blink of an eye. Today is my five year … Continue reading

Last My52WOW Book Club pick for 2014: Words From The Spirit

So I finally finished Because I Care…From My Heart To Yours. It was a sweet, comforting book, with many poems and pieces that touched my spirit. It encouraged me to think about impactful life lessons in my life. I am thankful that I met Dee Kane, and she was kind enough to share her work … Continue reading

Divine People, The Time Is Now

In contemplating all that is going on this world, I was moved to write a piece that was published in The Huffington Post: Divine People, The Time is Now. Please read it and share it as you see fit.

Celebrating Paryushan – Staying Close to Your Own Soul

  I was driving home from work today and heard this news story about Chicago’s Jain community on one of my favorite radio stations, WBEZ, 91.5 I didn’t get to visit a worship service in the Jain community during My First 52 Weeks of Worship, but this story reminded me that I would like to! Best … Continue reading

Family is the first congregation…a My52WOW blessing

Yesterday, I had a wonderful opportunity to share my cultural heritage with children at a school on Chicago’s South Side. My friend and fellow Nigerian sister-in-creativity, Ugochi, invited me to share my life with some eager children who were studying Nigeria as part of their curriculum for the summer. I along with a number of … Continue reading

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