Dope conversations are dope. That is my profound thought for the week. You're welcome. Onwards and upwards. Celebrate: a: to honor (an occasion, such as a holiday) especially by solemn ceremonies or by refraining from ordinary business The nation celebrates Memorial Day. b: to mark (something, such as an anniversary) by festivities or other deviation … Continue reading Do you celebrate enough?
I'm at the church I actually grew up in. Possibly the Blackest place in my world. And it makes sense why the churches I was forced into felt so foreign and not for me. They feel too sterile. That's what it is. The expressive Black church is much more organic. If we need to stop … Continue reading It makes sense now! – Church Thoughts
Listening to someone happily exist within the systems of oppression that were specifically created to oppress people is confusing to watch. Especially as a person who is choosing to go against those systems. People like this tend to be distracted by the delivery and not the message. They tend to manipulate the conversation into something … Continue reading (9.1)
This might sound crazy, but follow me on this journey. Cool? Great! I don't think I could let the squid go. It's a proven testament of my talent, skill and hard work. It doesn't look like I was going through ALL OF IT that summer. It encompasses most of my biggest fears. (1) Squids and … Continue reading 8.23 – Realizations
Walking around with a pitbull mix is like being black twice. This is Dove: she is either super happy with her tail wagging or is looking at everyone like they are peasants that are beneath her. There is no happy medium. As a Black girl, I'm already aware of how (white) people already shift their … Continue reading Lake Eola Musings
Sometimes, I do low risk things to see if they benefit me. The confusing part of this is I'm not sure which particular things are assisting which part of my life. But rather than try to isolate various things and risk regression, I'll accept the progress and keep doing all the things. These New Moon … Continue reading Manifesting – Part 1
I've been vacillating between two different energies. I'll go through a period of 'lets create all of this work, generate these ideas and produce them,' followed by a period of self reflection and goal setting. Right now, I'm switching back into my creative gear while learning that my creativity isn't isolated to painting. This blog … Continue reading (6.21) Thursday Night Thoughts