The Power of “Positude”

Fast away the old year passes, it seems the days go by faster than the beat of a Hummingbird’s wings. The duality of life is overwhelming.There is great joy and great sorrow, tragedy, and triumph, abundance, and scarceness. The year was not without challenges, but the gift of Positude keeps giving us the Hopetude to press on.

The holidays are bright with the promise of better days to come. We were careful and cautious as we gathered for Thanksgiving. Home for the holidays of 2021 has a deeper, richer meaning. A Celebratetude born of a Gratefultude as we remember that life is short but can be very sweet. Relationships can be difficult, love is worth the conflict, but we must choose our battles wisely.

Covid and the flu are more than a notion, my heart overflows with Gratitude for all the vaccine recipients. My Hopefultude is for a mild winter this season. May all your holiday gatherings be festive and safe. May the Positude be ever present!

Be well my beloved friends.

Always Agape,


Sylvia PittmanElder Sylvia Pittman holds a B.M. Degree (education) from Northern Michigan University: A M.M. Degree (performance) from the University of Michigan. Sylvia has over 18 years experience teaching private voice, public schools and directing choirs. She performs vocal styles from jazz to opera, works as a vocal coach for recording artists and is greatly sought as a studio musician. Sylvia is Music Director at Asbury Church, Davison Road, Flint.

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