Equanimity, Freedom, Thoughts

Learning history is painful; Knowing history feels…

My great-great-grandfather was born into slavery. If you know anything about world history, you already know people were enslaved. The difference for me is that I have actual, legal documents specific to my family. If you look at the featured image, you'll see a page from the division of estate for John A. Evans. You'll… Continue reading Learning history is painful; Knowing history feels…

Freedom, Spirituality, Thoughts

Negative Emotions and the Physical Response

Many people don't realize the affect our other bodies (emotional, spiritual, mental) have on our physical body. When you are feeling happy, your body has more energy; your mood shifts and you are more receptive to external stimuli. You brain releases serotonin, cortisol and other hormones that assist in regulating bodily functions. This helps you… Continue reading Negative Emotions and the Physical Response

Equanimity, Freedom, Thoughts

I am not afraid.

What I am about to write, I don't think I have ever said aloud. I think I may have given my opinion to a sister or two but have never expressed this perception in full thought. I believe the world has become overly sensitive. I see too many groups of people pointing out their difference… Continue reading I am not afraid.