James A. Toups – Author, Business Thought Leader, and Speaker

Adversities are conquered by strength and courage to weather the storm and triumph, by means of oneself, family, friends and local community; however, most of all, spiritual faith, that grows stronger with every pain and joy in life. James A. Toups is such a man who has shown such resilience and great faith in times … Continue reading James A. Toups – Author, Business Thought Leader, and Speaker

Hodos

A haze afloat on a lengthy and narrow path White rose petals flurry over red tile road Dimness ascends after an ill-fated aftermath Quietness among unassuming abode   Harshness and stillness amid fragrant mist A faint stature gradually comes into sight Mystified wide eyes ignore and resist A Pulsating pearly bright daylight   In salutation … Continue reading Hodos

REMEMBERING JIDDO

My grandfather was a sturdy and tall man with broad shoulders. In fact he was 6’2’ with a long angular face and the brightest smile that made my whole world shine. Looking back with fond memories as I tell a small part of my life to the world; in Arabic “Grandfather” is “Jiddo” or spelled … Continue reading REMEMBERING JIDDO