Tag: Maya Angelou

rainbow in the clouds

Many years ago, I had the honor of attending a talk by Dr. Maya Angelou at Mars Hill College near my hometown of Asheville.  My seat was near the back so there was no hope of seeing her facial expressions or appreciating the nuances…

quotes: meditating on hope

In the Christian faith tradition, we have begun to celebrate Advent.  The word “advent” means “the arrival” or “coming into view,” and for us, it is the arrival of a small baby, the Son of God.  During this season, we lift up four four…

lessons learned: life changing moments

Recently, I had the opportunity to visit with some of the individuals we serve through my workplace.  I spent the better part of a day with 6 women who live together in a home that they have truly made their own.  It was an…