March 2016


Spiritual Maintenance | to Know Thy Self is to Love Thy Self

I image my Poppa Johnnie Lee Coleman Royal would have spat at the thought of not being able to experience one's highest potential. After all, at the young age of 14 he took himself, his younger brother and sister and ran away from the Cherokee Indian Reservation,

Spiritual Maintenance

Happiness keeps you mellow, trials keep you strong, sorrows keep you human, failures keep you humble, success keeps you glowing,


There they are! . . .

". . .as if they were in full pursuit of something. We watch them spiral down, right above the sunroof, then glide gracefully and intently in front of our car—positioning themselves directly in line with our rear view mirror for all of 15 seconds. Then they take to the sky again. . . "
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