Change is the hardest and easiest thing to do as you get older. The one mantra that I try to abide by is something my mother told me when I … Continue reading The Capacity To Change & The People That Don’t.
Consider this my final plea. Hear my heart. It may save a life. -JBHarris I have mentioned my abuser only by a pseudonym. I have no idea where he is, … Continue reading Picking Out The Flowers: When All Else Fails, You Must Leave
This post will be autobiographical in part. The name of my abuser is denoted by an asterisk (*). We have no contact. I use the phrase dead flower and when … Continue reading The Old Scars That Bleed: The Aftermath Of All The Dead Flowers
The latest cool phrase circulating the universe is “I’m going through a process”, or my favorite, “I’m just going through my process.” Let me help you out–we all are. Life … Continue reading Becoming Grateful Is A Process
There is something to be said about trying to be happy, being happy and even wondering how to get back to happy. In this season gratitude, being happy is one of … Continue reading The Capability Of Being Happy
You’ve heard it before: comparison is the thief of all joy. In reflecting on gratitude, happiness and the revolutionary act of being content comparison destroys the focus you have within … Continue reading The Joy Thieves
As a woman a faith, I have to remember the anchor scripture of the joy of the Lord is your strength. Things like gratitude journals have become buzz words and … Continue reading Your Life Should Be A Gratitude Journal
James Baldwin said it best: “As long as white Americans take refuge in their whiteness…they will allow millions of people to be slaughtered in their name.” During 72 hours, there … Continue reading Firestarter Hotsheet: If All It Takes For Evil To Prosper Is For Good Men To Sit And Do Nothing, Where Are The Good Men?
The Movement is now a buzzword. It’s a cliche, much like it was a half-century and more ago. The thing is, by nature of the word, movement is not never … Continue reading The Motive, The Gag & The Game
Admin note: There is language used in this piece some may find offensive. The author of this piece as well as the admin/founder of this blog are St. Louis, MO … Continue reading Where Do We Go From Here: Black Power, Economics & Sustained Activism