The Sun is Shining

It wasn’t until I realized that I controlled the day; and that the Sun rises ONLY on my command…. did I finally decide to WAKE UP! Related articles People Shine Like the Sun (janalistening.wordpress.com) Here Comes The Sun (therepublika.com)

Memphis Magdalene

Memphis Magdalene; a strip club owner’s profitable dream. Endorsed by the bottle companies  that she hugs in-between her thighs.. Dirty Green paper dazzling like snow flakes..fall all around her.. A thorned halo, broken and twisted around her head…caught and kept by her matted white wig. The corners of her eyes blackened and smeared by charcoal …

To Dream

No matter how it’s displayed the dream is never deferred. The laughter, the mimic, the dance, the play of the children. The hope of us.. The message never dies.. 1 Aspiration 1 Word 1 Glimmer 1 Smile 1 Tear 1 Step All we need is 1 to start a (Revolution). Change is inevitable but the…

Cartwheels

So this thing that some of us call “Life” is constantly transforming us..continuously flipping us high, gently shoving, and sometimes burying us. Personally, this past week has been crazy for me. Illness in my family, lost loved ones; found. Hard transitions, budding love possibilities, watching my children bask in new-found freedom, plenty of sleepless nights,…

I died today

I died today… my skin darkened, and color changed. Air rushed from my body. I became silent. Softly I closed my eyes, felt my limbs freeze…stiff and still, I left. I drowned. The water consumed me, covered my head, filled my nose, and flooded my mouth. My ears popped. My lungs grew heavy..my chest puffed…

You make me feel alive

You make me feel alive. I woke up singing “You make me feel alive” by the Black Eyed Peas..but my thoughts were not on anyone in particular but on spirit and life. Simple Mindfulness of breath. I wake up effortlessly without thought. I pop out of bed; most times happy and ready for the day….

Fully participating in LIFE

Dont Stop Til\' You Get Enough: Michael JacksonNothing happens by accident. There is no happenstance. There are choices, but the outcome of our decisions are always the same. Life is awesome. We exist in order to live completly and to be fully present in our lives. Active participants not bystanders. Not Backseat drivers. Authors and…