I’ve Seen Rivers

I’ve seen rivers, and heard the rushing sound of water sweep past me on the journey to the ocean.    Rivers are the bloodstreams of our world for they give us the gift of fresh water, food, energy, transportation.   When calm, they symbolize peace and serenity; when enraged, their destructive power cannot be withstood.  And yet,…

Canada Celebrates

February is a time when Canadians celebrate the stories, experiences and accomplishments of Canada’s black community. The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, stated, “As Canadians, it’s important to remember those who came before us, and the sacrifices they made to help build the country we have today. Central to our history…

Summer Rain…

This morning, the newspaper said that summer was coming to Vancouver next week.  The gloominess would be dispelled – at last!  I’ve never thought that rain was a harbinger of gloom.  I rather like the rain and so do flowers…     “Let the rain kiss you. Let the rain beat upon your head with…