So, last weekend, I had the privilege and delight of travelling to New York City to see the award-winning production of Raisin In the Sun. The cast was phenomenal – including powerful actors such as Sophie Okonedo, Anika Noni-Rose, Latonya Richardson Jackson…and Denzel Washington. As a trained actor and improviser, I enjoy theater on multiple levels. … Continue reading
Today, just wanted to share a favorite prayer/poem with you. My aunt sent me a copy of it via email – not even knowing that it is one of my favorites, and was a favorite of my father’s. As I told her, “I never tire of reading it.” I thanked her for sharing it…and decided … Continue reading
The great thing about going on a journey through hardship is that the lessons you learn, if you are lucky, stay with you forever. If anything else comes up in life that is challenging, you can draw from those lessons. For the past day and a half, I have been meditating on a lesson that … Continue reading
In week 49 of the first 52 weeks of My 52 Weeks of Worship Project, one of the churches that I visited was Trinity Center Spiritual for Spiritual Living in Atlanta, Georgia. As part of the sermon, the pastor shared one of my favorite quotes. I am sharing it with you, as it always speaks … Continue reading
So often, people feel that if they are spiritual, or religious, or subscribe to a specific faith community, then they are expected to weather life’s storms in a specific way. Because today I am contemplating the arrival of life’s challenging situations (whether you have faith or not), I am reposting a blog that was written … Continue reading
In Week 48 of the first 52 weeks of My 52 Weeks of Worship, I had the pleasure of visiting Temple Sinai in my hometown of Atlanta. I ended up there because of the one rule that governed my year-long journey: “If someone invited me to worship at their place of worship, I had to … Continue reading
Drawing inspiration from a young African-American Muslim woman who is reaching the heights of her sport, fencing. Click here to enjoy the story from the grio.com/msnbc. 46149759#46149759 Enjoy!