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.
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.
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
For the last installment of the inspiration from Rumi, I chose two quotes. I thought it was fitting for these two quotes to be together in a blog as well as appear in the last entry because of the content -- LOVE. "Be certain that in the religion of Love, there are no believers and… Continue reading Choose Love.
Today’s inspiration from Rumi is about speaking up for yourself and your beliefs. Silence can be deafening and the answer to everything you are against. “Open your hands if you want to be held.” This quote for me is similar to the quote, “A closed mouth doesn’t get fed.” It is next to impossible to… Continue reading Open up