The Russia-Ukraine Crisis

“Russian troops enter Ukraine” could have been the subject taken out from a history book.  Who would have expected such an extreme crisis over this brewing conflict?  As I write this, the news headlines are updated every minute – a barrage of airstrikes, the rising death toll, resistance, refugee tallying rising…. The images are horrifying. Continue reading “The Russia-Ukraine Crisis”

I Love Lucy

I Love Lucy, and yes, I literally mean it.  Who can say “No” to comedy, especially when it comes to Lucille Ball?  Years ago, whenever the programme was aired on television, I made sure I watched it because I could never finish an episode without chuckling or laughing heartily.  I was drawn to Lucy’s appearance,Continue reading “I Love Lucy”

At Rest

by Lynette Johnson The women whispered in soft hushed tones,As she blankly stared with a heart of stone,Their kind words of comfort fell on deaf ears,The thought her brother’s dead, brought her to tears. “If only you had been here”, she cried,“My brother would never have died.”It has been four days since the tomb wasContinue reading “At Rest”

Catch a Glimpse of the Sun

Reading Time: 2 min Looking up at the blue morning sky, I noticed the clouds. It was a fabulous sight to behold. Dark clouds dotted the sky, but the sun shone brightly behind the clouds. The dazzling sun behind the clouds gave the clouds a glowing silver lining. In life, we often face those darkContinue reading “Catch a Glimpse of the Sun”