Year In Review Of A Traveling Teacher – The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

Today is my birthday. I didn’t know what to write for today’s post. Other than my recent illness and the crisis of faith that came with it, the three weeks of quarantine were quiet and uneventful. Nothing new presented itself to me to share, neither new adventures nor new lessons. The week since quarantine ended has been …

How Worldly Comforts Can Affect Your Spirituality

How Worldly Comforts Can Affect Your Spirituality

On the very first day of September, I boarded a flight from Kingston, Jamaica heading back to Yakutsk.  Two days later, after three flights and a long layover in Moscow during which I did nothing significant, I finally arrived back in Yakutsk to a wonderful welcome from my colleagues and from the weather. Before I …

Being Black In New York City – My Story Of Visiting The City

Being Black In New York City – My Story Of Visiting The City

I love living in a place where my skin colour doesn’t matter and, in fact, is a source of fascination. People stare at me quite a bit when I’m out and about but they’re almost always respectful.  The rare idiot pops up from time to time but most people are welcoming and are obviously just …