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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

A New My52WOW Book Club Pick…Because I Care

Finally, after six long months, I finished the last My52WOW Book Club pick, Kabbalah for the Layman by Rav Berg. Hurray! It was the first book pick of the year…and now it’s July! And I admit – I stopped and started, and stopped again –sometimes for weeks- before starting again. I am certain I read … Continue reading

Hidden Heart: A Documentary on Interfaith Relationships

I was wandering around Twitter the other day, when I found a touching trailer for a movie called The Hidden Heart. The director of this movie-in-the-making is Dara Afzal. Dara shares the background of this documentary on her site, saying: “My journey began in making this film in December 2010, the inspiration came of the back of … Continue reading

Some Wisdom from The Earth Center – Life is not a combat…

In Week 49 of My First 52 Weeks of this project, I was a guest at The Earth Center in Chicago. I just received this gem of wisdom in an email from The Earth Center. I thought I would share it. What do you think about it? For more information about The Earth Center, visit http://theearthcenter.org/

Italy’s Singing Nun Wows Again on The Voice- Girls Just Wanna Have Fun!

I just love Sister Cristina. She made me smile the first time I saw her perform on the Voice. She rocks, and her friends, the dancing team of support nuns do too! “Sister Cristina, 25, lives in a convent in Milan. Singing was always her passion. Now she’s a television star — with the New York Times … Continue reading

What does the Vatican say about you auditioning at The Voice?

Enjoy this delightful clip of a Silician Nun auditioning for the Italian Voice, singing Alicia Keys  and winning over the audience I have to say, I love to see examples of multi-dimensional individuals who have a strong faith. This clip warmed  my heart. Watch it all the way through if you can – and if … Continue reading

My 52 Weeks of Worship on The Lisa Oz Show

To watch the segment, visit http://youtu.be/doa7vI2UPvw.


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