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To all the Healers of the World

Why is it that we give much better advice than we take? No really, why it is? We give such great and sound advice to the people around us, yet we seem to forget those same words of wisdom and direction when we find ourselves in need of it. A couple weeks ago, I was […]

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“Sensing” My Way To Peace

Peace. What is it and why do we need it? Wikipedia defines peace as such. Peace is the concept of harmonious well-being and freedom from hostile aggression. My well-being is important to me because ultimately, it along with other very important components, shape my quality of life. If I had to define peace, I think […]

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Peel

Since I moved into my house, there has been what I call a “grassland” behind it. It really looks like a piece of the Sahara behind my house. It even has the most beautiful sunsets that I have ever seen. Well, yesterday as I sat in my office, I heard a crackling sound. Actually, it […]

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Words From A Stranger

Friday, I took myself to lunch. Since I have been on this majority seafood diet, I decided to go to Red Lobster. LIGHT BULB MOMENT: Funny, there was a time when I wouldn’t dare to go out to eat, go to the movies or do much of anything by myself. At some point in my […]

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H2O

I don’t like water. I don’t. Okay, there are a few exceptions like when I have been outside in the heat and then it’s all I want. When I have worked out, “WATER PLEASE!” Let me not forget about the morning after taking a few drinks back. Yeah… Exceptions complete. Despite my disliking of water, […]

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Claim your pretty!

There was a time when I didn’t feel pretty UNLESS I had on eyeliner and lipgloss. I eventually got to a place where my prerequisite consisted of eyeliner, eye shadow, lip gloss, and mascara. I’m thankful that during these times and to current date, I have never felt a need or had a desire to […]

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I’m sorry Trayvon

When I see this photo, yes, I see Trayvon Martin. Guess what else I see? I see the face of my sons. I see the face of all of our sons and I am angered. I am hurt. The fact that this motherfucker is walking around a free man is one thing. Signing packs of […]

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Rainbows…

So I woke up this morning with a lot on my mind. This isn’t unusual because, I am an overthinker. It’s kind of what I do. I call it a gift and a curse. It has it’s benefits, but it also has it’s cons. Any who, without going into too many details about my entire […]

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Dear Brown Girls,

Initially this letter was intended to be self-addressed, but I immediately realized that the same words I set out to affirm myself with, could be EXACTLY what YOU needed to hear as well. So, this is for you, because not only do we not hear these things enough, but we don’t always believe these things […]