Category Archives: Family

Exodus: movement of Jah people

Change is a great topic for writing. A good amount of it is coming into my life, but it’s not yet the time to put the many thoughts and emotions into words. I was born in Kingston, Jamaica, in the … Continue reading

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Trying to see I to I

Sunday morning in the church yard. Glaring sunlight. A couple of my fellow parishioners were seated on a bench; the man was wearing dark glasses. I started a conversation with the man, who told me how he was letting his … Continue reading

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Lenten Reflections: Forty Things I Really Like And… (Days 38-40)–Learning to make do

As befits a Lenten challenge, it was not going to be easy. Coming to the end of the forty days, I found myself in a situation totally unenvisaged: I was travelling and unable to easily write or post my thoughts. … Continue reading

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Lenten Reflections: Forty Things I Really Like And… (Day 27)–Highly deadly black tarantula

Collaboration. Beware if you ask for input: you may just get put into a difficult position. But, what fun it is to have no idea and then see how others’ ideas can be melded into a lovely looking tapestry. I … Continue reading

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Lenten Reflections: Forty Things I Really Like And… (Day 25)–Wonderful-Redux

I have to laugh. I let ‘And me, of course’ read the previous post on our way to school. “You could write a little more…maybe about growing up from birth to nine years old…,” she said. How interesting! She happens to … Continue reading

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Lenten Reflections: Forty Things I Really Like And… (Day 22)–Happenstance

The happenstance of happiness. Did you grow up during a time when many things in your lives involved people coming to your neighbourhood to sell? Did you grow up having to go to market regularly; if not to market, then … Continue reading

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Lenten Reflections: Forty Things I Really Like And… (Day 19)–Storytellers

Getting that story out. I like to say that everyone has a story. Last night, I was with a friend from church doing a stint trying to help some homeless men who are trying to get jobs with computer literacy. … Continue reading

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