Experiencing life during the pandemic

The evidence of life is growth. As we pass through the first full year of the pandemic, let us take some time to appreciate life. Our theme in the spring 2021 edition of The Anchor is ‘experiencing life.’

Comment l’évaluation de mes expériences de vie m’a aidé à définir mon but dans la vie

Engagée dans la tradition chrétienne de spiritualité, je me décris comme un éternel esprit évolutif, solidement chevillé à une expérience terrestre utile. Cela dit, je ne nierai pas que mon expérience terrestre est façonnée par mon sexe, mon appartenance ethnique et mon héritage culturel.

Violence and awareness lessons learned from my father

A Tribute to John Isaacs on Father’s Day 2020 Six years ago, I had my last conversation with my Dad.  He slept his way into eternity two weeks later, having the final chapter of his life on this earth ended by Alzheimer’s disease. Father’s Day brings back many memories of our long conversations throughout everyContinue reading “Violence and awareness lessons learned from my father”

Why we need to hear Derek Chauvin’s side of the story

After watching the 9-minute video clip of Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin using his knee to press the last breath out of George Floyd, we need to hear Chauvin’s side of the story. I swore as I angrily smashed my tablet against my chair and screamed in pain watching Chauvin’s brutality and the indifference ofContinue reading “Why we need to hear Derek Chauvin’s side of the story”

At some point, all of us will be caregivers and will be in need of a caregiver.

Care givers are the invisible backbone of our health care system and provide over 80 percent of the care needed by individuals with ‘long-term conditions’. 2.3 million care givers are employed and must balance the competing demands of work and caregiving. Caregivers also need to be cared for. I witnessed firsthand the devastating effects ofContinue reading “At some point, all of us will be caregivers and will be in need of a caregiver.”

A New Year & A New You

This is what the Lord says, “Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the desert and streams in the wasteland.” —Isaiah 43:16, 18-19 (Read all of Isaiah 43) Thoughts onContinue reading “A New Year & A New You”

Sermon on the celebration of Jamaica’s Emancipation by Bishop Howard Gregory

Originally posted on danielgodsurelywilldeliver:
This sermon was preached at St. Andrew ( Anglican) Parish Church in Kingston Jamaica by the Rt. Reverend Howard Gregory, The Anglican Diocesan Bishop of Jamaica and the Cayman island. It made such an impact on me that I requested the full text so that wider audience might benefit from this…