All negativity is caused by an accumulation of psychological time + denial of the present. Unease, anxiety, tension, stress, worry – all forms of fear – are caused by too much future and not enough presence. Guilt, regret, resentment, grievances, sadness, bitterness, and all forms of nonforgivingness are caused by too much past and not […]
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“We met in college. He walked me home from school every day for five years. We would talk about everything: how many kids we wanted, how we wanted to raise them, our roles in the home, where we wanted to live, and even where we wanted to go on vacation. So there really haven’t been […] […]
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I enjoyed this piece mostly because it was written by a man to men on their shitty behavior [instead of an angry woman who is fed up. I hear you, sis, but it’s time men take that responsibility]. In a patriarchal society, of course some men learn that they can do anything. Say anything. Have […]
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No famine. No war. Just beauty-the parts of Africa media doesn’t want you to see. ❤
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For my Black family, if you must shop this holiday season, please seek out Black, small, local businesses to patronize. We need to support one another more than ever. When will we stop this insanity? Black Family, I’ve been stressing this fact for over 3 years incessantly. In order for our people to survive this […]
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One of our biggest mistakes as a culture is accepting that we have flaws. We, indeed, do not have flaws. We have differences. We have different paths of learning + growth. Why do we continue to perpetuate the degradation of our culture by accepting this mindset? There is no such thing as a flaw in […]
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