week twenty-eight: If only you knew… (a repost)

It’s not you against the world It’s you against you It’s you against who they used to know You against what you used to think You against who you use to be Everyday competing, everyday fighting off the old to become more Everyday taking control It’s not you against them that’s where you’ve been going […]

via If only you knew… — Breathe Think Write Release

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Peace on the Beach

It’s officially been two weeks since I returned home from my very first women’s retreat. Along with 17 women—mostly strangers—I traveled to a Gitana Del Mar, a wellness resort in Santa Marta, Magdalena, Colombia. For five days, we feasted on local cuisine, laid on beach hammocks, rode horses, made mandalas. We were treated to river […]

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Melanin Poppin

How sweet is this?! I was going to say that this is a great reminder to youth that they control their destiny, their emotions and that no one can define them unless they allow—but this is a great reminder to us all. ❤

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HER.: an art share

  Her story. Her passion. Her voice. Her ART. A group show featuring the art of Black female artists who are staying tried and true to their styles and perspectives as the art world gradually learns that HER voice matters. There are blatant limitations for Black female artists including, but not limited to being told to “soften” […]

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week seventeen

I think the only reason someone is jealous is because she has failed to create a fulfilling life. She thinks of and views herself in a state of lack. Anyone doing “it” or having “it” is competition instead of inspiration, a rival instead of a teacher. Healthy admiration is normal; being unpleasant toward someone because […]

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