|Building on the popularity of their
recent summer event "Dining on Main
Street," Four Corners Main Street joined with the Four Corners
Coalition and the Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corporation to
create the "Cafe Four Corners" Restaurant and invited the neighborhood
Held at Levi's Restaurant on Friday night August 19, 2011, "Cafe Four
Corners" offered food catered by local eateries:
For only $10 you had your choice of four items from the menu.
- Down-Home Delivery,
- Levi's Restaurant,
- Island Style Jamaican
- Nice and Clean Jamaican Cuisine and
- Four Corners Pizza Cafe.
View Cafe Four
The event was filled to capacity and people were still coming in
close to closing time including Councilor Charles Yancey.
Entertainment included a jazz keyboardist and poetry readings by
Jessica Pomare "Truth" and Mela Cardosa Bush.
I no longer take anything for granted.
I don't say: Why didn't those
people in Kansas move away?
Don't they realize they're in danger
Are they crazy? They live in tornado alley.
This ain't no
vacation - always wondering why
Their houses keep getting blown off the
Every day now I say: There but for the grace of God go I.
I believe that God is real.
He's not that man upstairs who lives
I believe he created wind to soothe us
To cool us on a hot
day, as a light breeze
Wind to clear away pollen that makes us sneeze or wheeze
The same wind that came ferociously blowing down trees
The winds sent to
wake up people like you and like me.
Someone said: There are no
atheists in a fox hole.
And after the storms in my state of
I would add: Nor in a tornado.
When all your stuff is blown off
Is there any point in looking back?
Friends now helping
friends, neighbor helping neighbor
To search through the rubble of our
Praying a live soul would materialize
heaps of stuff we once held more dear
Than the people next door who
were so near.
Neighbors once nameless are now named and
Did it take such a disaster to rip off our doors and tear
down our walls
To make us know we need to give each other a call
love unconditionally, to do this daily?
Did it have to take such
Can we live thanking God for his mercy?
We who survived and
have this ministry.
Let's live every minute like it's our last
To teach someone how to live life in victory.
things can't be gods to us
As we see they are gone soooo quickly.
asked my son a simple question
And he answered so profoundly.
you had to run and you had time
To grab only one thing - just one,
would you do?
His answer brought tears to my eyes.
He said: You, Mummy, I would only grab you.