freedom

Your Voice Matters

I recently reposted a post from my Facebook memories featuring a quote from John F. Kennedy. The quote: "Let us not seek the Republican answer, or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future." This quote… Continue reading Your Voice Matters

Equanimity, freedom, Thoughts

You are Here.

I just returned from a conference in work and one of the keynote speakers blew me away. If you get a moment, please look up Vernice Armour. You will not be disappointed, I promise. During her presentation, she delivered many nuggets of wisdom but what I wanted to share is about being present. She asked… Continue reading You are Here.

Equanimity, freedom

Thorns and Roses

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

freedom, poem, Thoughts, Writing

I Quit.

I quit. I quit trying to fit in. We're conditioned to think that being "in" is what's best when in reality resisting conformity passes the test. I quit. I quit trying to join in with segregated groups-- these organized groups commitment to one view and one way and that is never how I feel on… Continue reading I Quit.

Equanimity, freedom, Thoughts

You v.s. You + the world

There are so many things stacked against us… each one of us. There is no one person or group of people excluded. No matter what subgroup of human being you identify yourself as, you and the world is against you. The world says that beauty is thin and fair-skinned. You hate yourself because your image… Continue reading You v.s. You + the world