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By Jailyn Gladney “And when great souls die… Our senses, restored, never To be the same, whisper to us. They existed. They Existed. We can be. Be and be Better. For they existed.” When Great Trees Fall by Maya Angelou In my earliest memories of my mother she is standing at the stove with a… Show […]Read more "Black women loving Black women: On the rituals that sustain community — RaceBaitR"
Just because someone says they want the best for you doesn’t mean that’s a service that they can provide. ❤Read more "week 16: assets & liabilities"
I often hear the comparison of an amorous relationship to a job: it’s work. And with your dream career or any job you want to keep, you show up, do your best and get rewarded with money, health benefits, PTO, accolades, experiences, a 401k, a corner office, a growing salary, etc. And if you’re really […]Read more "Why You Should Date Someone Who Scares the S*** Out of You, A List — Shan Tell’em"
You hold in you a great power, one you probably didn’t even know you had. Many of us are unaware of the greatness we harbor in the corners of our existence. This power can lay hidden and unused until one day you are rummaging in your tool box and you find it. It was always […] […]Read more "week 13: Disengage (a repost)"
If you aren’t pocketing a little change from every conversation into some part of your life, you’re investing in the wrong conversations. -unknownRead more "week 12: pocket change"
“I’m reclaiming my time!” has to be my favorite quote of 2017 and I am as serious as Auntie Maxine with its usage. Last month, I met a fellow blogger, was introduced to her blog then read a post that changed my life. For those that aren’t ready to face the man in the mirror, the […]Read more "Reclaiming My Time"