I’ve commented a few times recently via social media how amazing critical colleagues are. These are people who will challenge you, call you out, help you grow and learn in very authentic ways. One such college, who works in Pennsylvania and co-facilitates with me at various leadership conferences across the country, engaged me in great reflectionContinue reading “Grace”
I’m having trouble finding peace right now. So maybe I’m not the best person to write about the necessity of peace in your life. Or maybe I am. I’m going to talk about what I know I should be doing in these tumultuous moments, and hopefully through that, we can all get closer to whereContinue reading “Peace, Be Still”
I am thankful for 2014. There were times in 2013 that I asked that oh so selfish question…you know the one. The one that assumes that you can’t have problems, and that bad things aren’t supposed to happen to you. I asked…Why did my aunt have to die? Why did my fraternity brother, and twoContinue reading “Then I Looked Around”
In her famous song, Strong Man, The Rev. Shirley Caesar, a legendary African American Gospel singer, sings the following words: “There’s a strong man, in this house, with my spiritual eyes I can see, Just what this strong man, is doing to my whole family He’s got a grip on the feeble, and the spirituallyContinue reading “Strong Man, You Gotta Leave”
In the fell clutch of circumstance, I have not winced, nor cried aloud, Under the bludgeonings of chance, My head is bloody, but unbowed. In my continuing application of this classic poem by William Ernest Henley, I want to remind us all to wallow for a time in our self-pity…and then get over it. HowContinue reading “Be Unconquered, pt. 2https://drmichaelanthony.wordpress.com/wp-admin/post-new.php#”
Out of the night that covers me, Black as the pit from pole to pole, I thank whatever gods may be, For my unconquerable soul. At the age of 12, William Ernest Henley contracted tuberculosis of the bone. A few years later, the disease progressed to his foot, and physicians announced that the only wayContinue reading “Be Unconquered, pt. 1”
Mona Tailor: A Hindu Kentuckian’s Perspective on Senator Williams’ Comments « The Recovering Politician. My last post on this – thought her story needed to be shared. Thank you for your thoughtfulness!
The RP: Is Anti-Hinduism the GOP’s New Silver Bullet? « The Recovering Politician. This is from the former Kentucky State Treasurer. Great blogger and someone I consider to be a genuine and authentic agent for positive change across the political landscape.
David Williams assails Steve Beshear over participation in Hindu prayer ceremony | The Courier-Journal | courier-journal.com. I don’t pretend to know everything about everything…well I kinda do, but I am willing to talk about why I believe what I believe. And I’m not so intellectually arrogant as to think that everything I say or thinkContinue reading “Top Down Bigotry and Ignorance – #overit”