and Cymbals, Oh My!
you ever heard the orchestrated and measured sounds of gongs and cymbals in a
symphony? Now, have you ever heard the
unscripted sounds of random gongs and cymbals – kind of like the sound of a
toddler beating on his or her mother’s pots and pans? Would you agree that each
evokes a different kind of memory, a different kind of feeling, a different
kind of sound?
the one hand, the accent of the gongs and cymbals in a symphony are at least
tolerable and enhance the movement of a particular phrase in the piece being
Vision Fast Blog
6, 2020 #MyVisionFast
YOU. ARE. NECESSARY.
is a Public Service Announcement to remind you that YOU are necessary. YOU. ARE. NECESSARY. Please feel free to reread those three words
as much as you need to so that they sink in, deeply.
YOU. ARE. NECESSARY.
the hustle and bustle of life, I can only imagine how transactional life can
seem. We run from here to there trying
to make ends meet or trying to make a difference or just trying to make
Sunday, January 21, 2018
GOOD MORNING, DELESSLYN!
I was determined to see the sunrise.
I researched the exact time – 6:53am.
I knew where I wanted to be – Point Udall.
I confirmed that the sun rises in the East – Thanks Google.
I set my alarm and reviewed the directions in WAZE.
I got up. I
used the bathroom. I picked out my
clothes. I showered. I got dressed. I packed my backpack, grabbed my purse, my
phone, and my jean jacket. I headed out
It was still dark outside.
There are a few scriptures that have become staples for the
My Vision Fast and Genesis 1:1 is one of them. In the beginning GOD
created the heavens and the earth. When we are asking ourselves how we
SEE God, I never want us to dismiss how GRAND and MAGNIFICENT and AWE-INSPIRNG
our God is. God did that. God created the heavens and the earth and
whether you believe it was in a matter of days or over millions of years, the larger
point is that GOD DID IT. Period.
I know that we tend to dream about a lot of different things as we enter a brand new year. And though we are nearing the end of January, I do not want to let this month go without raising a very critical consideration for us all. Namely, the company we keep.
Your success is influenced by the people you choose to have in your circle. There is some truth to the old age words of wisdom: Birds of a feather, flock together.
I remember being warned about certain peers while growing up and I did not always understand why my parents felt that a warning or an all out prohibition was necessary, but looking back, I am grateful.