In the spirit of the season, I wish you peace, love and
The next five weeks is always a special time of renewal and
festivities. We embrace family and friends; we remember our ancestors and
we nourish ourselves physically, emotionally and spiritually. It is a time
to reflect and to hope for better and more fruitful times. It is a time of
prayer to our Creator and meditation, so in our silence, we may hear and
understand the answer which the Creator has given.
This is a powerful time, a Holy time and I sincerely wish
you all the best during this time and hope that each day produces happiness and
health for my family and equally important, my extended family of NABSW. I
also wish, that the world would come to embrace and respect humanity in all its
forms. Toward those ends, I would want all of us to continue our work of
making this world a better place to live, work, love and play.
On a personal note, I thank the Creator, daily, for giving
me the opportunity to be a part of each of you. Our lives are richer
because of what we do with and for our people in the true spirit of
Please enjoy the holiday season, and know that you make a
difference in this world. In gratitude, thanks for all that you do.