Accent on Advent

As we flip another page on the calendar here on “Becoming Today”, you’ll see tomorrow is the day that many will light  the first candle of the “Advent season”. Also known in the East as the “Nativity Feast”, and in other traditions the “Annunciation”,  the Christmas season is officially here as we have one cycle,Continue reading “Accent on Advent”

If You’re Not Receiving…

… then it may be because you’re not giving. Let’s embark upon a renewal of our discussion along this shared journey.  On this edition of Becoming Today we’ll discuss three things I believe every person on this planet not only wants but truly deserves.  These elements are worthy of an acronym so let’s begin withContinue reading “If You’re Not Receiving…”

S- A- T- U- R- D- A- Y

Of course there’s a reason why I spelled it like that. An old memory that kept popping up this week. I’ll explain coming up however first since it is another Saturday already, that means it’s time to look back at the week that was here on “Becoming Today”.  Monday’s edition of “Becoming Today” had aContinue reading “S- A- T- U- R- D- A- Y”

R-E-S-P-E-C-T

You’re about to find out what it means to me.  On this edition of Becoming Today we are exploring another element that is highly subjective, oft demanded and far too often not given. But remember that in order to receive R-E-S-PE-C-T you must give of it freely. And that includes first giving it to yourself.Continue reading “R-E-S-P-E-C-T”

Dignity For All

As we continue along our combined journey of Becoming Today we are often focusing on three elements that all people desire and deserve. Compassion Dignity Respect All are elements of common need and desire. It doesn’t matter who you are, where you come from, nor what you have been – are – or will beContinue reading “Dignity For All”

Life Happens

It certainly does. It definitely has taken some unprecedented and unexpected turns for me.  Along this fork in our shared path I also learned I was not alone, except for when it came to seeking empathetic caring people.  This edition of “Becoming Today” will have a tone different than any of the other nearly 600Continue reading “Life Happens”

Dignity Redefined

As we continue along our combined journey of Becoming Today we are often focusing on three elements that all people desire and deserve. Compassion Dignity Respect All are elements of common need and desire. It doesn’t matter who you are, where you come from, nor what you have been – are – or will beContinue reading “Dignity Redefined”

What A Week It Was

I hope we are finishing it like we started singing praises, though this week did take some unexpected dark turns. Yet together along our shared path we can always find the light that defeats darkness. We’ll take a look back at the week that was on this edition of “Becoming Today”. I hope you areContinue reading “What A Week It Was”

Illuminating 8.3: Respecting All

Seeking enlightenment is essential to our journey here on “Becoming Today”. After all, what I’m sharing each day is aligned with “Becoming” as a noun: ‘’the process of coming to be something or of passing into a state”. Coming to be always, “Becoming”. Growing, developing and shifting into an attitude and daily practice of always,Continue reading “Illuminating 8.3: Respecting All”

Looking Back, Moving Forward

It is that time again isn’t it? Time to review our renewal, measure our progress and reexamine the week that was here on “Becoming Today”. So where to begin. How about on Monday as all our weeks here do. This past Monday brought us a discussion titled “The Return”. It was one of those pointsContinue reading “Looking Back, Moving Forward”

Randomly Arriving at 400

Fridays have become our free form days, so join us this edition of “Becoming Today” as we will randomly wander here and there as I share some observations and some unsettling actions, behaviors and remarks that have been on my mind throughout the week. History was made yesterday as the first ever Black woman wasContinue reading “Randomly Arriving at 400”

Illuminating 8.2: With Dignity

As we continue our weekly series on the exploration of the 8 Points of Light that I came to understand through personal discovery and revelation during My Revival trip , “Becoming Today”,will now turn our attention towards accepting, embracing and sharing dignity. Last week our discussion tugged at the first petal as being Compassion. “AContinue reading “Illuminating 8.2: With Dignity”

Responsibly Seeking Kindness, Mercy and Forgiveness with Integrity

Okay I realize it seems like a long title today, however with just 8 words comprising 66 characters we have summed up the busy week that was here at “Becoming Today”. Let’s review the conversations we had  along our shared path from the past few days. Beginning with You Have The Right To Be Responsible.Continue reading “Responsibly Seeking Kindness, Mercy and Forgiveness with Integrity”

Freely Respect One Another

On this edition of Becoming Today we are exploring another element that is highly subjective, oft demanded and far too often not given. But remember that in order to receive R-E-S-P-E-C-T you must give of it freely. And that includes first giving it to yourself. Our focus over the past several days has been onContinue reading “Freely Respect One Another”

Defining Dignity

As we continue along our combined journey of Becoming Today we are focusing on three elements that all people desire and deserve. In case you missed it yesterday, we discussed  the first step in my acronym of C.D.R. which stands for: Compassion Dignity Respect All are elements of common need and desire. It doesn’t matterContinue reading “Defining Dignity”

Sometimes You Gotta Give To Receive

Let’s embark upon a renewal of our discussion along this shared journey.  On this edition of Becoming Today we’ll discuss three things I believe every person on this planet not only wants but truly deserves.  These elements are worthy of an acronym so let’s begin with three simple letters: C. D. R. While these lettersContinue reading “Sometimes You Gotta Give To Receive”

The Advent

As we flip another page on the calendar here on “Becoming Today”, you’ll see tomorrow is the day that many will light  the first candle of the “Advent season”. Also known in the East as the “Nativity Feast”, and in other traditions the “Annunciation”,  the Christmas season is officially here as we have one cycle,Continue reading “The Advent”

Respect For All

Seeking enlightenment is essential to our journey here on “Becoming Today”. After all, what I’m sharing each day is aligned with “Becoming” as a noun: ‘’the process of coming to be something or of passing into a state”. Coming to be always, “Becoming”. Growing, developing and shifting into an attitude and daily practice of always,Continue reading “Respect For All”