It’s Already In YouRead more: It’s Already In You
Whether you are passing on the ability to dream dreams, to love fully and unapologetically or to work towards justice, it all starts from a very special place: Inside of you! Your benevolent ancestors made sure of it!
The Poem I Will Never WriteRead more: The Poem I Will Never Write
You will forever be that forbidden poem that I will never write, but whose words will dance and sing in my heart. I will go on to write many pieces, for that is what makes me feel connected to humanity. But that poem is sacred…
Are You “Should-ing” on People?Read more: Are You “Should-ing” on People?
We live in a society that shoulds all over us. This “should-ing” as I am starting to call it or “Should Statements” are actually one of a number of what psychologists call, Cognitive Distortions.
Poem: When Our Good Will SnapsRead more: Poem: When Our Good Will Snaps
It is hard to watch when our Good Will snaps. When the Rocky storms of life collide come in like a flood agitating pain and fueling ego-informed decisions.
Hold on to THIS Receipt!Read more: Hold on to THIS Receipt!
Excerpt: “May the person named reclaim that they and the generations that are to come are free and can continue to live from a place of liberation, health, love, prosperity and bountiful joy.”
Poem: She Who Names the FlamesRead more: Poem: She Who Names the Flames
What you couldn’t comprehend was the fact that those very same flames were the very exact same ones my Ancestors taught me to tame.
Love, “The Dream” & Healing Our WorldsRead more: Love, “The Dream” & Healing Our Worlds
On this day, the day before we honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and all those that fought with him, re-member the relationship between justice, liberation and love (and the fact that all 3 start at home).
The Gift of AcceptanceRead more: The Gift of Acceptance
Thank you for the kind responses to my last reflections on my mother’s life. I greatly appreciate each of you for being a part of this virtual transformative learning circle wherever you may be in the world. My hope is that by sharing my learnings (and unlearnings) I am supporting the reflective process of our…
Poem: Love is Our RealityRead more: Poem: Love is Our Reality
What happens when the warmth of a new day, a new joy, a new will emerges? Emerges and re-minds and re-members and re-calls us back to love? Re-news our minds and re-minds us that we are loved?
What Are the Stories of Your Petals?Read more: What Are the Stories of Your Petals?
As I hear Tupac’s truth through his beautiful metaphor of the rose that grew from concrete, while taking in both Nikki’s associated poem and the quote about change; I am led to the only question I have for us: What are the stories of your petals?
Are You Tired of Wearing a Mask?Read more: Are You Tired of Wearing a Mask?
Maya Angelou’s words found me when I was 15-years-old and have traveled life with me for more than three decades. I have long admired her brilliance with words. However, it was the way she was able to write herself back into her personhood (while living a very colorful and well textured life) that made me…
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