Friends vs. Associates

“People come into our lives for a reason, a season, or a lifetime.” ~Anonymous I’ve never been one to have a lot of friends. On one hand, I can probably count the number of real friends that I’ve had in my entire lifetime. But when it comes to associates, that …

Why I Quit Church? (Part 1)

In recent weeks, there’s been a huge scandal within the African-American church scene. No, I’m not going to discuss it here but references to it popped up in my news feed on YouTube. Initially, I watched one video, then another trying to figure out who did what to whom. All …

What’s Your Motivation?

Since Office Space is one of my all-time favorite movies, it’s no wonder I woke up this morning hearing words of wisdom from Peter Gibbons. Typically before I get up in the morning, I take a few moments to check in with my spiritual team.  Well, this very morning, I asked …

Why Did I Choose This?

  “Earlier today, Zed, you asked the gathered crowd: Is it possible to pursue happiness if the pursuit does not make you happy? How many mice have the courage to answer that question? How many will be able to accept what the answer implies we should do? You are asking mice to …

Spiritual Identity Crisis

Two years ago this very past weekend, I had a rather elaborate dream in which an unknown Source “BEstowed” me with several sets of keys. At least two sets were for custom vehicles that had “double ignitions,” whereas, the others included a (modern) house key alongside an ancient iron vintage …