week thirty-nine: The Simple Things

 

four sunflowers in bloom on teal surface
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I love Tre’s invitation to share three simple things that bring joy. I know in the blogger community, we share a lot of painful stories, poetry and advice, and the simplicities that make life worth living sometimes get overlooked. So today I share three simple things that bring me joy:

summer
moisturizing detangler
flowers for “no reason”

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Every Saturday, I will share three things that I believe to be the simple things in life, yet things that make me extremely happy. I invite you to do the same. 1. books 2. music 3. Saturday mornings Now, it’s your turn! Share with me three simple things in life that make you happy. Please […] via The Simple Things #3 — A Cornered Gurl

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week thirty: Discipline

As defined in the dictionary: Discipline: the practice of training people to obey rules or a code of behavior, using punishment to correct disobedience. This is probably what you think of when you hear the word discipline. Most often the term discipline is brought up when speaking about raising children, but today, I’m talking about…

Agreed. Practice makes progress.

Please give the original author some love: Discipline — Talking All That Jaz

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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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Two Black Pilots Are Teaching Black Kids How To ‘Fly For The Culture’ With A Free Aviation Program — Nappy News Repost

Courtland Savage started Fly For The Culture last year in an effort to increase the number of minority pilots. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that only 3% of all commercial pilots in the U.S. are Black, and a duo of Black pilots are teaming up to address this issue. Pilots Courtland Savage and Jerome […]

How sweet is this?! via Two Black Pilots Are Teaching Black Kids How To ‘Fly For The Culture’ With A Free Aviation Program — Nappy News

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Stop Admiring the Green Grass Across the Street and Fertilize Your Own Lawn — www.demezw.com (a repost)

One thing I see a lot of is people in relationships admiring other relationships from a distance. “Wow, I wish he treated me like her man treats her.” I see women in relationships envying their single friend. “She gets to travel and do what she wants and date around. She’s got it good.” Meanwhile the […]

via Stop Admiring the Green Grass Across the Street and Fertilize Your Own Lawn — www.demezw.com

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Black Joy — Edge of Humanity Magazine

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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Orchestrated snaps.. (a repost)

You look from the outside in yearning for what they have But you don’t see the cracks papered over with tissue paper You don’t hear the lies they tell each other or the facts they fail to mention You just see the smiling faces in orchestrated snaps and insta stories Friendships based on common enemies […]

via Orchestrated snaps.. — Breathe Think Write Release

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