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Rev. Gwen Thomas
.Gwen Thomas is an avowed Womanist and Liberation Theologian. She is an ordained minister.
As a writer, Gwen raises awareness on intersectional justice issues. e author of The S.H.E. Experience, a woman’s perspective on self-actualization.
The she is President and CEO of The C.A.S.T. Company, which provides training, consulting and professional coaching to individuals and organizations. As speaker and consultant, she presents various professional development and personal growth topics. She has provided training and motivational speaking throughout the United States, in the Caribbean; a total of 7 countries on three continents.
She has experience and expertise in leadership and organizational development, communication skills and women’s professional and personal growth. She has spent the majority of her professional life motivating and teaching others in workplace settings and in spiritual environments.

Entries by Rev. Gwen Thomas

Critical Mass: The Implosion of Black Powerlessness

(0) Comments | Posted November 26, 2014 | 2:13 PM

Critical mass is the amount of fissile material needed to sustain nuclear fission. More generally, "critical mass" is similar to the tipping point concept. In sociology, a tipping point is a point in time when a group -- or a large number of group members -- rapidly and dramatically changes...

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The Aging of a Black Boy in America

(7) Comments | Posted August 18, 2014 | 1:31 PM

My grandson just turned six years old. He's smart, funny, loving, affectionate and kind. He's also an African-American male. I remember when his dad, my son, was six. His dad was six and little and cute. I recall his pediatrician in our small Alabama town commenting on how energetic and...

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Meet Me at the Crossroads

(3) Comments | Posted November 20, 2013 | 4:50 PM

John Donne, English poet, satirist, lawyer and cleric in the Church of England, said in his 17th Century work Meditation XVII: "No man is an island, entire of itself, every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main." Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. reminded us that:...

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No Words, No Answers -- Only Questions

(4) Comments | Posted December 17, 2012 | 7:46 AM

I don't think there are either adequate words to use or any truly comprehensive explanations to offer to address the tragedy at the elementary school in Connecticut. Twenty children died when a heavily armed man invaded Sandy Hooks elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut and sprayed staff and students with bullets.

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Our Souls to Keep

(0) Comments | Posted June 19, 2012 | 10:35 PM

"I pray the Lord our souls to keep...."

I read a theory that suggested that memories and intrinsic responses to certain surroundings and circumstances are actually passed down through generations of peoples and groups and somehow become a part of the very make-up or genetic code of individuals in that...

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Sticks, Stones, Words and Cyberspace: The Bullies on the Playground Just Got Bigger

(2) Comments | Posted October 20, 2011 | 9:53 AM

The school district in the metropolitan Atlanta, Ga. area where I live is in the midst of an anti-bullying awareness program. As a concerned citizen and community activist, I am grateful that the schools are tackling this issue. And as I understand from those who are intricately involved in leading...

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