I'se tired. I'm not going to lie to ya. For the past ten months I have been working very hard in all three areas of my life-- love, scholarship, and creativity. I have been pouring onto my students, working diligently on my studies in graduate school, and performing and sharpening my craft as a performing … Continue reading Gone fishing– but not forgetting.
Greetings good people. I am back like I never left. Only, I did leave. I've been in a motivational and emotional valley-funk. It stunk. The area I was currently in smelled like a boundless pit of despair. For the last few weeks, I had not felt like myself. I had not felt like doing anything … Continue reading The bottom line is you get no where without a spiritual practice.
I'll keep it all the way hot. I'll keep it a whole 400 degrees fahrenheit. I have not been moved to blog. I have not been moved to especially work on any art or liberation related work. Here lately I've been feeling as if the work that I have been doing was all in vain, … Continue reading Visionaries: Fruit don’t grow overnight
I was having a conversation with one of my girlfriends about the nuances, facets, and implications of dating in this era. I cannot seem to get away from these heartfelt conversations, but I'm not mad because they fill be with vigor and vitality. For example, after this conversation with my friend, I was left with … Continue reading Say: I’m Everything.
Last year, I was working in the worst work environment known to man. I am sure of it. I was working with a band of snakes that all seemed to work together to purge out light and selfishly climb the corporate ladder. What made matters worse was this environment was a school of which the … Continue reading Professionalism: Combating snakes in the grass at work
About a year ago when I had a consistent suitor---for like three weeks, I wrote a song called "God in Me" It went something like, "I got men falling in love with the God in me, God in me...." The suitor--he was kind, but broken. He was still trying to find his place in the … Continue reading Dating: Men falling in love with the God in me
How often do you not wear something, or not do something that makes you feel good because you are concerned with the opinions of others? When was the last time you made a decision for yourself concerned with the "two cents" of another being? When was the last time you, for any reason, you concerned yourself … Continue reading After Ascension Series: Not Needing the Opinions of others
Greetings all. The post I originally planned was not agreeing with my spirit this week, but this topic is. So, my best friend calls last night, and says, among other things: "the reality is, at our age, right now, these niggas not ready." My response is, "nope, not at all." So, in this post I'll … Continue reading Ladies, these men are not ready yet, but it will be okay.
I've noticed after I've evolved or grown further into my relationship with God that I cannot do the same things I used to do. The major act I had to let go of was...and it still hurts... was being petty. Yes, yes, yes. It seems after making the decision to live my life according to … Continue reading After Ascension Series: I know it sucks, but we can’t be petty.
But seriously, I don't know how I'm managing. 2017 started off great. I was up to date on all of my school assignments. I had scheduled posts prepped. I was working out regularly. My lesson plans were always done and ready to be submitted. I had a comfortable grasp on life. Then WHOOSH, a big … Continue reading Keeping your head above water..