Walk With Your Chin Up, Young Man

Jose Vilson Jose

Sometime last year, a young weary teacher walked through a still leaf-laden path along the projects in his neighborhood. Exhausted after a long day and …

Why We Quote

Jose Vilson Jose

On Twitter a few hours ago, I asked a simple question: Here’s a good question: who’s the person you quote the most? Why? I got …

Jam

Jose Vilson Jose

It ain’t too much for me to jam. I have to find my peace ‘cuz No one seems to let me be False prophets cry …

Where Does Drive Come From?

Jose Vilson Jose

She sat there, discussing her latest situations with adults and children with a sore arm, and a cup of coffee she sips so carefully. She …

Thou Shall Not Fall

Jose Vilson Jose

Today, I got to thinking a lot about success and failure lately, because with everything, it feels like I’m treading a fine line between failure …

My Own Purpose Driven Life

Jose Vilson Jose

Last night, I saw Milk, starring Sean Penn and Josh Brolin. As I’m typing this, I’m having difficulty using the proper word to describe how …

The Persistence of Memory

Jose Vilson Jose

Let’s set the scene. Sunday, September 7th, 2008. I’ve just spent the better part of the last 7 hours soft-coding and designing page 4 of …