The Anti-Mother’s Day poem

Have you tears to wipe away? When kids don’t call on Mother’s Day “Payback is a bitch!” kids say, When kids don’t call on Mother’s Day Disregard their mother’s wishes Don’t care how she washed the dishes Wiped their noses, gave them kisses When kids don’t call on Mother’s Day “Will Mom’s heart break apart … Continue reading The Anti-Mother’s Day poem

Crazy & Free

My pride is hurt, i'm CRAZY blue But it's no longer about you You loved me and you left me too Enjoy yourself with someone new Now go along your merry way You're in my past where I can't stay And if you think you've stepped on me Well, rest assured, I'm finally FREE! (C) … Continue reading Crazy & Free

Albert Woolum, White Navy Veteran, Kneels in a Black Lives Matter Shirt During National Anthem to Support Girls’ Volleyball Team — GOOD BLACK NEWS

Three words: "Thank you, Sir." Mo   article via thegrio.com On Friday night, cheerleaders for the DeSoto and Cedar Hill high schools’ football teams in Texas knelt during the national anthem before the game between their two schools to protest the treatment of people of color in the United States. What’s more, on Tuesday, the … Continue reading Albert Woolum, White Navy Veteran, Kneels in a Black Lives Matter Shirt During National Anthem to Support Girls’ Volleyball Team — GOOD BLACK NEWS

South African teen girls are protesting against their school’s racist hair policy — Fusion

Wow. I am aghast at this blatant racism against these lovely South African young girls! Great job young ladies. Keep fighting for the freedom to be yourself and love yourself just as you are. Your natural hair is the essence of your beauty as a creation of a loving God. Same stuff goes on in … Continue reading South African teen girls are protesting against their school’s racist hair policy — Fusion

She Let Go, the poem (my fave meditation)

She Let Goby Safire Rose https://safire-rose.com/books-and-media/poetry/she-let-go She let go. Without a thought or a word, she let go. She let go of the fear.  She let go of the judgments.  She let go of the confluence of opinions swarming around her head.  She let go of the committee of indecision within her.  She let go … Continue reading She Let Go, the poem (my fave meditation)

What a prophetic quote from 2009…

America is a young dumb country and it needs all kinds of help. America is a dumb puppy with big teeth that bite and hurt. And we take care of America. We hold America to our bosom; we feed America, we make love to America. There wouldn't be an America if it wasn't for black … Continue reading What a prophetic quote from 2009…

ON BEING A BLACK MAN

This is probably one of the best essays I have ever read on what it FEELS like being a black man in America. Kudos to this brave young writer for making his experience one that I could see and feel through his words. Check it out!!  God bless you, Richard! MO On being a Black … Continue reading ON BEING A BLACK MAN

Walking while Black

Check out this beautiful essay on a well-educated, Jamaican-born black man coming to America where he first encounters racism. What an amazing treat to see through his eyes what it feels like to be black AND male in America. I can't imagine how demeaning it must be to be treated like a criminal at every … Continue reading Walking while Black

You are not meant to stay wounded

Fabulous wisdom reblogged from Bayart. Take a look. MO You Are Not Meant to Stay Wounded “By remaining stuck in the power of our wounds, we block our own transformation. Wounds are the means through which we enter the hearts of other people. They are meant to teach us to be compassionate & wise.” -Caroline Myss … Continue reading You are not meant to stay wounded

Not good enough!

I had the opportunity to chat with an old and very enlightened friend some time ago. I was, that day, having a "Triple P" for myself (translation: Personal Pity Party), with hats horns, cupcakes and all. When she asked what was up, I told her I had set such a high bar for my personal … Continue reading Not good enough!