She who sees herself as Master of the Present Moment is immediately left in the past.
This journey includes activating their awareness of the racial intersection of Black and White at which they stand. To be aware of and embrace the beauty of their Blackness. To explore the stories of their cultural heritage through authentic lenses. To be aware of their Whiteness in order to challenge and dismantle structures--both social and systemic--which promote a belief of its superiority over all other identities, including the complexity of their own.
There is a garden for you that does not exist yet. The land is sitting idle and abandoned, but waiting. Sometimes we believe a thing or a person will lead us there, but this is false hope. A job might get us to the city and a love interest might accompany us to the neighborhood, but you must ultimately find your garden on your own.
We all have trauma that has overcast parts of our past. The trouble with trauma is that it has a way of making you feel like you're alone. As if that dark cloud is your burden to bear indefinitely and isolation is a fair price to pay because no one could possibly understand what you're… Continue reading Past Trauma & Parenthood
There is a belief that who we are is a reflection of the company we keep. It’s said that our general attitudes towards life are directly influenced by our closest friends and the amount of time we spend with them. I do believe that friendships are fueled by exchanges of energy, be they positive or… Continue reading Your Friends Are Not You