The Journey Continues

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My52WOW-BK Update and TedX Lincoln Square

In June of this year, I began a second intentional round of spending a year visiting a different place of worship every week – this time in Brooklyn.  So far, it’s been a delightful journey. I have been able to visit 23 new places in Brooklyn – from The Nigerian Muslim Association to the Brooklyn … Continue reading

My52WOW in Brooklyn

Last week, I had the pleasure of visiting Emmanuel Baptist Church in the Clinton Hill neighborhood in Brooklyn. My friend and Soror, Dr. Neichelle Guidry was preaching; she is also a pastor at my home church in Chicago, Trinity United Church of Christ. She was preaching as the final pastor for the “Chosen” women’s ministry … Continue reading

Wisdom from The Journey – Forgive Yourself. Forgive Others

This evening, I am remembering where I was, four years ago, as I started a 52 week journey that changed my life, and that continues to bless me. The first week, I was at the 6pm service at Trinity United Church of Christ, in Chicago. The 6pm service is going on now – and due … Continue reading

Make time for Meditation: Shambhala, The Sacred Path of the Warrior

This morning, I made time for meditation. The last month has been a whirlwind of new – juggling new responsibilities, new relationships, and new ways life has chosen to challenge me. My prayer and meditation life was challenged in a way that it hasn’t been in a long time. Last night, when talking to one … Continue reading

Another 52 Weeks gone by…Join the My52WOW Family today!

A year ago today, my first book, My 52 Weeks of Worship: Lessons from a Global, Spiritual, Interfaith Journey (www.my52wow.com/the-book) was made available for sale for the first time. I can’t believe a year has gone by. It’s been quite a year. Thanks for caring, listening, supporting. I appreciate you mightily. For information about events, and … Continue reading

Happy 2nd Birthday to my52wow.com

Two years ago today, the first post appeared on my52wow.com. It was the beginning of the sharing of a story that continues to grow and evolve in such magnificent ways. Although I have not been able to be as active on this blog this year since the book came out – I have been doing … Continue reading

Happy Birthday to you…

8/29/12 Note:  I wrote this a year ago today…it still applies. Hug those you love. Be grateful for the good in your life. Be Blessed. August 29th, 2011 is the birthday of a giant. Yes it is Michael Jackson’s birthday – an amazing talent that we lost too soon. But more personally important to me … Continue reading

In St. Louis this weekend to share the story…

This weekend, I will get a chance to share my story at the Missouri Black Expo, which takes place on August 4th (10AM to 8PM) and 5th (11AM to 8PM) at the America’s Center, 701 Convention Plaza in St. Louis. General Admission is $6 and Children 6 years and under are Free. Come by if you are in the … Continue reading

Continuing to have some new worship experiences…and revisiting some familiar places.

In the past few weeks, I have visited some new places of worship, and returned to some that I visited during the first 52 weeks of My 52 Weeks of Worship. I have made some new friends, and reconnected with some old friends! I hope to start blogging more often so I can share all of … Continue reading

The Journey Continues

My 2010 “52 Weeks of Worship” project started as a way to enable healing, connection, and remembrance. It has evolved into a reawakening of my desire to facilitate dialogue about community, connection, and Spirit – all parts of any worship experience that I have been honored to be a part of. Here, I invite you to … Continue reading