Tender Years Of Our Lives

In The Beginning Our conversation on the seven deadly sins and the noble virtues continues this week and as with the two previous weeks, it begins with my story of sins and virtues in my life.  This is part goes back to what I call the “Tender Years.” Editing and republishing this part of the story took me back to memories I had buried. As I typed the words written some years ago, I was transported to another time and place.  Pulling away from the original and re-reading what was


What Things Do You Cherish?

An Abundance Of Things “Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.” Mother Theresa My tiny District of Gibraltar, St. Ann is barely a dot on the map of Jamaica. Yet it was here, in the deep rural parts, that my five siblings and I spent our formative years. These years paved our way to the highways and byways of opportunity and prepared us all for the sometimes uncharted terrains. We were pioneers in many ways, as our older cousins, who represented success to