Would you be cool if you weren’t family? Would you even associate yourself with those people? Recently I watched an episode of Girlfriends that made me ponder this question; long story short, Toni didn’t want one of her sisters in her wedding and only invited her to oblige their mother. I thought, I don’t care […]
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The real, whole question: when do you give up on someone who hasn’t done you wrong? It’s easy to walk away from people you are not attached to, who aren’t your friends or mean you no good. But when, if ever, do you give up on those who have been good to you? By give […]
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Photographer Adreinne Waheed is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this portrait photography. From the book/project ‘Black Joy’. To see Adreinne’s body of work, click on any image. All images © Adreinne Waheed See also: RED LINES By Adreinne Waheed […]
I just love us. via Black Joy — Edge of Humanity Magazine
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I celebrated my nephew’s birthday this weekend; he had a few friends join him at the trampoline park and dinner. One spawn of satan kid got out of hand—talking loudly and over others. Getting up randomly. Shaking his empty cup at the server. Yelling “where’s my food?!” more than once. Not a once did I […]
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Forgiveness what’s it really about? Forgiveness is about you. Forgiveness is for you. It never has been and it never will be about the offender. Worry not about them but about yourself, they have their own demons to deal with..demons one day they will discover, one day they will face. I Forgive you but I […]
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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 […]
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