Black Daddies: Truckin’ Through the Zoo with Carl

When I was a kid growing up in the 70s and 80s—in my father’s absence—there were a number of black men who were the fathers in my life. Some I knew as family friends. Two men, Rex and Charles, came close to being my stepfathers. Had it been a different time, Charles and my mother... Continue Reading →

#ReadToTrees ~ FREE eBook & lesson plans

Free eBook for #EarthDay Get your free copy of “The Caretaker of Tree Palace” eBook here. Available April 20, 2020 to April 24, 2020 to Honor our Mother on #EarthDay.  Use #ReadToTrees to share the healing art you make.  ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Lesson Plans The Caretaker of Tree Palace: #TeacherGuide introduction Chapter 1 – Fallen Chapter 2... Continue Reading →

Book Preview: The Waking Tree

Everyone is haunted by something. In this allegorical tale told by a bodark tree, witness the decay and renewal of a family. The bodark tree weaves a poetic, yet unnerving narrative that reaches simultaneously into the earth, the sky, and beyond. The maddening effects of secrets—both past and present—shred the reality of all around the... Continue Reading →

~ Prayer for America ~

O Thou kind Lord!  This gathering is turning to Thee.  These hearts are radiant with Thy love.  These minds and spirits are exhilarated by the message of Thy glad-tidings. O God!  Let this American democracy become glorious in spiritual degrees even as it has aspired to material degrees, and render this just government victorious.  Confirm... Continue Reading →

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