Today was a good day.

The kids listened. Church wasn’t too long. The sermon was relevant. Church members were pleasant. The sun was shining. They didn’t read all the announcements. The singing was on point. I had some yam, boiled banana, fish, hard dough bread, and “jinks” for lunch. The gospel station played decent music. My knee wasn’t killing me….

Desperation.

A man decides after losing his job that it is best to kill his wife, 5 kids, and himself. So what do the kids decide? I am angry. I did not need to understand all the circumstances to know that hope has not lost its currency. The bible says, where is your faith? He didn’t…

Job Seeker.

( I needed a little humor tonight. Enjoy.) Jamaican Job Seeker A man from the country part of Jamaica arrived at the Norman ManleyAirport in Kingston , burdened down by his luggage, passport, and allthe necessary tidbits for a prolonged journey. Looking around anxiously he finally approached a ticket counter and told the agent:‘Please do,…

Today some of my colleagues lost their jobs.

Call it what you want. Downsized. Right-sized. Allocation. Belt tightening. Position elimination. The package. A curse. A blessing. I don’t know but what I do know is that it doesn’t feel very good. There is the job part. The idea that you eventually will not have a role in an organization that for some has…