I took a walk through a park the other day. The purpose of my walk was to take a break from the concrete world and take in the beauty of nature. I walked about 2.5 miles and etched so much beauty into my brain. I came across a flock of birds scavenging for food and… Continue reading Be a squirrel
I am currently in my hometown, visiting my parents. I'm also here to most likely say goodbye to an aunt. This is a very difficult visit because I am facing the mortality of all those I love, including my own. I really don't want to make this post about all my internal feeling about mortality,… Continue reading Cherish life.
Have you ever walked into a room and felt the energy of the room? whether is was a positive or negative feeling, the people in the room created an environment that affected your current mood. I recently went to an event where I was sitting in on a workshop on how to minimize negativity in… Continue reading Hate. Bye Felicia!
Today is opposite day! I remember in the 90's, my sisters and I would use terms that would always sounds negative to the outside ear but was filled with love and affection. Things in our world were the bomb; stupid; dope; sick. Whenever we used those terms, we were complimenting or admiring something or someone.… Continue reading Thorns and Roses
We live in a technology driven world and it has forever changed the way we perceive life. I remember growing up with just a television, family, friends and the outdoors. I don't want to turn this into one of those posts. You know the ones: back in my day... but I do want to just… Continue reading Time to disconnect
This week, I would like to thank the universe for you. Just think about the world and the depths in which it has sank before rising to this point. From wars, natural disasters, the annihilation of groups of people and everything in between-- you were meant to be here. As a descendant of American slaves,… Continue reading You are a gift.