RESPONSE | SOUL OF THE NATION?!

The truth is the other day as we were taking the time to have a conversation around the table, I reiterated that I don’t think that any form of extremism is a good idea and that in all the spheres of life, a type of balance is necessary. And even if there are individuals andContinue reading “RESPONSE | SOUL OF THE NATION?!”

CURIOUS NATURE.

Entrenched in the World of Islamic Pirates, Catholicism, Spanish explorers and conquistadors, I was reflecting upon the sugar, ginger, jewels, gold, silver mines, that were found in Hispaniola, Cuba and New Spain (Gibson, 2014, p. 70). I wondered has everything been discovered? What if there was still so much to find and discover in theContinue reading “CURIOUS NATURE.”

REFLECTIONS | THE SENATE PASSAGE.

I took the time to reflect upon the passage of the Veterans Exposed to Burn Pits Legislation – The PACT ACT. In my previous blog post I concluded that the victory was for the Veterans, and especially to note Veterans that went above and beyond to advocate for the care of wounds that were inflictedContinue reading “REFLECTIONS | THE SENATE PASSAGE.”

REFLECTIONS | WESTERN HEMISPHERIC CONCERNS.

On July 28th 2022, The Honorable Senior Senator for Florida, U.S. House of Representatives, Marco Rubio (R-FL) delivered opening remarks at the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations for the nominations of U.S. Ambassadors for Latin America and the Caribbean. I took the time to reflect upon the remarks that were delivered, and also the questioningContinue reading “REFLECTIONS | WESTERN HEMISPHERIC CONCERNS.”

ONE COMMUNION!

I have often tried to describe the union of the soul, spirit, the binding of human love, as the physical and spiritual form to that of a Godly form, that elevates the human form, beyond the reach of the Earthly forms – as a holy and spiritual communion. Body, flesh, mind and spirit. This isContinue reading “ONE COMMUNION!”

THE ELEGANCE OF PEMBERLEY.

…… As I cordially invite you into the branches of the soul that intertwine as the Cerebral veins, that give life to what is presumed as our thinking and feeling, the garden of elegance, the beautiful mind, brain, the sensory perceptions, that give and receive with our loving heart.….. Shazia. A reflection from the novelContinue reading “THE ELEGANCE OF PEMBERLEY.”

REFLECTIONS | THE 1776 U.S. INDEPENDENCE DAY.

As the United States of America prepares to celebrate 246 years of Independence with the formation of the 1776 Declaration if Independence, I take the time to offer a reflective moment. What does the Independence Day of July 4th mean to people at present? Do views, opinions of people, and populations differ as to howContinue reading “REFLECTIONS | THE 1776 U.S. INDEPENDENCE DAY.”

SUMMER SOLSTICE 2022!

I would like to wish everyone all the very best for the turning point that took place on June 21st 2022 that is known as the Summer Solstice. This is the Earths / natures way of creating the longest known day of the year with the earliest sunrise and latest sunset. It can also beContinue reading “SUMMER SOLSTICE 2022!”

REFLECTIONS ON REGIMES.

I took the time to reflect upon modern day human brutality that is beyond physical violences such as regimes that often silence human beings. We hear of the contemporary examples within Latin American countries such as: Columbia, Cuba, Venezuela, Nicaragua, as well as historical examples, such as the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre. When 33 yearsContinue reading “REFLECTIONS ON REGIMES.”

MEMORIAL DAY REFLECTIONS II.

As I take a moment to solemnly reflect upon Memorial Day 2022. I think of the hurts and pains that are felt by those who have lost loved ones, and the ones who mourn and grieve. Maybe it is also a day where we remember our own hurts and pains? Maybe it is also aContinue reading “MEMORIAL DAY REFLECTIONS II.”