Wednesday Wisdom- Forgiveness of Self

The first Wednesday Wisdom of 2011 is very personal.  It speaks to a battle I  struggle with – forgiveness of self.  When we forgive ourselves we leave behind  feelings of not being good enough  and we increase our capacity to love. I want more of that yumminess for myself and you in the new year.

So this week I invite you to free your heart and mind via forgiveness. I can not think of a better way to start of 2011.  Know that loving kindness is available to you every day of your life.  The world loves you, Namaste.

The truths that live in my blood

(CW: rape and chattel slavery) A few years back I took one of those DNA tests. I know… I know…. don’t come at me y’all…..this is what I learned. I am the quintessential child of people that were enslaved.  I am 75% West African and 25% European. The slave and enslaver...

On Being Colonizers

Do y’all love Tik Tok like I do? Recently on Tik Tok there’ve been a series of videos where white folks are espousing their anger because Native American and First Nation folks are referring to them as “colonizers.” They say they’re upset because they see themselves...

We can do hard things

Racial equity work isn’t easy. It’s challenging. Emotional. It takes time.   And that’s ok, we can work with that.  What’s not ok is refusing to start or pressing pause because the work feels overwhelming or risky. What’s the biggest thing holding your organization...