While I was in Memphis for the BWABC Literary Conference, besides visiting Graceland, I had the opportunity to spend time at the Civil Rights Museum. The museum is situated at the Lorraine Motel, the site of Dr. Martin Luther King, … Continue reading
I’ve read many times, that besides their obvious function, lighthouses symbolize a beacon beckoning people back home. More personally, in the history of African Americans who were once enslaved, the lighthouse searched for near the Ohio River meant freedom and hope.
As I look at the lighthouse in front of me this morning, I’m reminded of unwavering optimism, life on steady ground and a sense of home. It’s just lovely.