Giving Back: It’s good for the soul

If you want to touch the past, touch a rock.  If you want to touch the present, touch a flower.  If you want to touch the future, touch a life. — Unknown On Tuesday, after 3 months of compiling and editing the work of Christ the King’s 4th grade class, I went back to the school and presented the students with their very first book of … Continue reading Giving Back: It’s good for the soul

Sankofa: “Looking to the Past to Create the Future”

The concept of “Sankofa” is derived from King Adinkera of the Akan people of West Africa. “Sankofa” is expressed in the Akan language as “se wo were fi na wosan kofa a yenki.” Literally translated, this means “it is not taboo to go back and fetch what you forgot”. Sankofa teaches us that we must go back to our roots in order to move forward. That … Continue reading Sankofa: “Looking to the Past to Create the Future”