One Day at a Time in 2023

Although easier said than done, the adage “One day at a time.” is the antidote for anxiety. I’ve always said that the red hibiscus is my signature flower.  There is never a time in the year when the hibiscus doesn’t bloom.   The blooms last only one day.  I find their transient beauty very special.  MultipleContinue reading “One Day at a Time in 2023”

Being unique can become a bad thing

It is important to be aware of how our unique personality traits can become weaknesses, which can diminish the effectiveness of how we live our lives and how we serve God.  Finding the ways in which God wants us to use our personality traits appropriately is essential if we are to serve God according to His will.

A Tribute to HRH Queen Elizabeth ll

Let us never forget the lessons learned from the life of Queen Elizabeth ll –
1. Commitment to duty is proof of your integrity
2. Being respectful earns you the respect of others
3. Even if you carry the burden of the legacy of your ancestry, you can play an important role in the transformation of history and traditions
4. When you rise above the many tides of controversy, you become a stabilizing and unifying force for good

Spirituality, Sunrises and Sunsets

This article is an extract from my book Pastels & Prose, a collection of pastel paintings and the stories that inspired me to create them. Deeply committed to the Christian tradition of spirituality, I define myself as an eternal, evolving spirit, having a purposeful, earthly experience. Camille N. Isaacs Morell in Pastels & Prose “LightenContinue reading “Spirituality, Sunrises and Sunsets”

Emancipation Day!

The legacy of slavery persists in many forms. Let us work to dismantle all that doesn’t serve us and constructively engage in the dialogue, action and hard work involved in building a vision of the world we want to create – where all people are treated equally, given equal opportunity and diversity is embraced and celebrated.

When the student is ready, the teacher appears and disappears.

When the student is ready, the teacher will appear. When the student is truly ready, the teacher disappears. Whenever we understand what we have been taught, we become teachers. This is the essence of discipleship and the great commission, two inextricably linked responsibilities that Jesus fulfilled and calls us to fulfill.