I Am Not Your Negro


“Not everything that is faced can be changed,” Baldwin says at one point, “but nothing can be changed until it is faced.” As much as any film out there today, “I Am Not Your Negro” helps us face our racial divide  and possibly begin to change it as well.




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A Declaration

I Am Me

I am me – that’s all I want to be.

I am me – free to make my own choices, regardless of the forces.

I am me – who will honor my creativity and treasure my nobility.

~Anita Jefferson




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Equal Opportunity Smile

“Everyone smiles in the same language.”
George Carlin

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Being Alive


Your island of opportunities


“You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment. Fools stand on their island of opportunities and look toward another land. There is no other land; there is no other life than this.”

~Henry David Thoreau

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Your heart

“The way is not the sky

the way is in the heart.”  ~Buddha


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The Key

World Poetry Day: Post 2

The Key

An immortal, spiritual Being in this physical body,


A oneness with nature Supreme Consciousness and Divine power




Matter, time,and space do not bind me;

love, wisdom, and prosperity will always find me.

Whatever I WILL into existence, shall appear without resistance, because I AM.

I am my spirit,

I am my light,

I am my power,

I am a life.

Behold, I AM.

~Otis Marks III (c)



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Today’s Inspiration:

“I really, really believe that the idea of discovering truth on your own doesn’t work because we are human, we progress by doing things together. You learn by being with others and you learn by discussion.” ~Nicolas Berggruen

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