Tag: self-love

  • To Families Of Kids Who Have Considered Suicide When The World Is Just Too Damn Much

    To Families Of Kids Who Have Considered Suicide When The World Is Just Too Damn Much

    I have mentioned in a previous post that there is a saying in the Learning and Leadership world of “…we can only lead as far as we’ve gone ourselves.” Your kids deserve to have emotionally healthy people around them and so do you. They deserve your love and so do you. They deserve you at your best and you deserve the same. They deserve to live to see every sunrise and every sunset. So. Do. You.

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  • Hold on to THIS Receipt!

    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.”

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  • Poem: She Who Names the Flames

    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.

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  • Poem: Love is Our Reality

    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?

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  • 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?

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  • Poem: She Stays

    She stay creating transforming destruction into art. She stay owning what she does and all that she is and stay giving from her heart.

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  • Poem: The Me of Now

    I am becoming more and more clear on who I am becoming. This means I have to be patient with others as they shift their understanding of who I am. This time is not a journey back to me anymore. It is me being introduced to my new self. The Me of Now.

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  • Poem: The I Am Within

    I am more than my feelings. I am more than resentment and bitterness. My timeless smile and unreserved laughter reminds me of that fact. I am every “No” my Mother Ancestors were robbed of uttering. I am an electric spirit. I am love and courage. I am passion and joy. I am the force behind […]

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  • Fire Lit: The More Than Metaphors Podcast

    I am excited to announce my new podcast will be launching soon! I have been incubating this idea since summer 2019 with an anticipated launch of November 2019. “More Than Metaphors” is a virtual love space for those poetic and poetic-ish voices to examine the question: What happens when we find the courage to live our poetry out loud? A conversation led by Author, Educator, Entrepreneur and Poet Dr. Kecia Brown (“Dr. Kecia”); More Than Metaphors combines guest interviews and posts from Dr. Kecia’s blog which focuses on transformative learning, love, justice, and liberation. Each episode of this podcast will provide encouragement for leading more meaningful, spirited and poetic lives.

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  • My Valentine’s Gift to You

    My Valentine’s Gift to You

    !New Blog Post Alert! My Valentine’s Gift to You May we reclaim this day set aside to celebrate romantic love, as a day to celebrate how much we have overcome in the face of everything that has attempted to destroy our ability to love. All of the hate, delusion, cowardice, complacency, nihilation, corruption, psychosis, neurosis, hypocrisy, rejection, micro and macro aggressions, and plain old unkindness and disrespect. You are still here! Despite and in spite of decisions that could have destroyed you or even the selection of partners that were (or are) undeserving of the exceptional love you / we have to give, you are still here and you are still loved. Regardless of who has tried to use you in the past or who may be plotting to use you in the future, you are still loved. Click link in my bio to read the full post

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