When I first saw the event page for this march on Facebook, I knew I had to be there. Rallying, supporting and forming unique voices into harmonious chords for the bettering of issues in common is a big part of the social and political fabric of our country; past and future. The first March for Black Women Houston was held on March 3rd, 2018.
I always considered myself a patriot growing up. BUT NOW . . . Some of my dearest family friends are those of other military families met on remote bases around the world. So naturally, the Fourth of July is a holiday I've typically celebrated. Recently though, I've been feeling the tension between celebrating a great country and committing to impacting needed change. ⬆️CLICK PIC TO READ MORE⬆️
We are halfway through November, the month most associated with giving thanks. I'm working to not only be thankful, but to permit that gratitude to move me to action. Here's what that looks like for me - and why I'd encourage anyone to take this approach. Here is an example of active thankfulness. Someone close [...]
Do your part and vote today. Pray also, and purpose to spread love. No matter who is elected we will need to continue to pray for our country and give love. Prayer is not just some passive inaction, but key for guidance, safety and healing. Love is not just a feeling, but a verb [...]
Okay, so obviously. . . not too many people are feeling truly carefree right now. There is a lot going on. Since the murders of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, the horrible shootings of the Dallas Police officers, news of the attack in Nice, and whatever the heck happened yesterday in Baton Rouge - there [...]