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
Today's inspiration from Rumi is about being the center of your own stories. “Don’t be satisfied with stories. How things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth.” Rumi It's so easy to get wrapped up into the drama of others. It's like a magnet that draws us into every detail to a point where we… Continue reading Be the Protagonist
Today's inspiration from Rumi is about seeking freedom. “Why do you stay in prison when the door is so wide open.” Rumi I heard a story about a set of twin boys who were born to a drug addicted mother and an alcoholic father. One brother got himself out of the situation by focusing on school… Continue reading Seeking freedom