You are growing into consciousness, and my wish for you is that you feel no need to constrict yourself to make other people comfortable.” ― Ta-Nehisi Coates, Between the World and Me’ I believe that sometimes society unfairly imposes rules that can be restrictive and frustrating. These rules can sometimes be grounded in our insecurities, fears, and... Continue Reading →
Quote of the Week Johnnie Taylor “I believe in You”
“One thing I can say about The people of the world today They see you with a good thing They want to take it away “But I believe in you You believe in me too, yeah- Johnnie Taylor Me, minding my good business; cruising one ,early Saturday morning. My local radio station plays Blues every... Continue Reading →
Lessons Learned on the eve of age 40
The past 20 years has a beautiful journey. For this new decade, one of my most important intentions is that I live for myself and no one else.
Why I Grow..My story
One more month until the end of summer. It's time to start thinking about what I plan to grow in the fall. I stopped to reflect on my summer gardening experience. I didn't grow food with the intentions of becoming healthier. It's deeper than that...
New life, New Normal
My friend Jemilah has been always known her to be, graceful, humble, beautiful, and especially wise. Her status post made me pause: "this is a great weekend to write a plan for your family( [focusing on] financial spiritual, health, and education)- things will not go back to being the same, be open to doing things differently." I sat down with her to talk in detail about what she meant.
Living a healthy lifestyle should not be hard or confusing. What started as a food frustration has become an awakening. The Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael Pollan has been there for me in this time of food “awakening”. This book deals with the complexities of the food on our plate.
WIP’s & Family Life
It can be tempting to become absorbed in the dread of this Pandemic. Rising numbers, long waits for testing, and capacity filled hospitals are enough to overwhelm the most stable minded person. So, what keeps people hopeful? Is that even possible? We should not wait for everything to go back to normal but use the time RIGHT NOW to discover something new to love.