An Epiphany From Last July That I Could Have...
My problem isn’t that I love folks too much. Jesus proved aint no such thing. My problem is that I love often, and every time – I think I mean it, more than (if not as much as) before.
Today's Epiphanies (as expressed on Twitter)
3. I came to spread light. Put that on my tombstone. If nothing else manifests of my existence, of that much I am certain. 2. Essentially, social networks warrant outside opinions on your day-to-day experience without direct invitation. That’s not what I’m here for. 1. Fears don’t materialize solely in negative situations. Sometimes, they’re revealed in what you speedily...
Make no little plans. They have no magic to stir men’s blood and probably...– Daniel Burnham, architect (1864-1912) - The man that built some of the worlds first skyscrapers and created urban plans for Chicago, Washington DC, San Francisco, Cleveland, and Manila before the profession of urban planning existed. (via jonathanmoore)
won’t you celebrate with me what i have shaped into a kind of life? i...– Won’t you celebrate with me, Lucille Clifton
The quickest way to get someone’s attention; is to no longer want it.– Andrew Schultz
I like the way you work it. No diggity. I gotta...
Black is the queen of colors.– Auguste Rodin
And, if I know anything at all, it’s that a wall is just a wall and...– Assata
That's Just Fine With Me
Gram: Speaking of looking nice, I saw a video of you on YouTube. You looked really nice! (voice trails off) ..but I resent your navel being out.
Me: My navel?! I love wearing belly shirts!
Gram: You're just like your mother!
How to Live With Your Parents (For the Rest of...
Adult Daughter: Act like somebody is watching.
Eccentric Mother: I want them to watch. Everybody knows that about me. I don't understand why you don't want to watch. I'm so delightful.
Well one day you goin’ understand..
Rolling with the Homies
Me: (deep exhale) Life. I wonder. Will it take me under.
Twist of Faith
Down-trodden Woman: Why do people always send me to the Bible?
Down-trodden Man: If you want to stay warm, you stand by the fire.
I have so many emotions. It’s amazing that I don’t just stand up here and throw...– Andrea Gibson .. this is legitimately my life.
1. Learn yourself.
It is the nature of stone to be satisfied. It is the nature of water to want to...– Mary Oliver
Why do you live in your body like you will be given another? As if it were...– Warsan Shire
Never forget that today Drew likened you to a Christmas Tree, because you’re “tall and full of happy.”
Eventually, I realized that I had two choices. I could struggle for stupid...– Assata Shakur
Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.– Robert Frost (That sh*t is beautiful.)
Today I twitter ranted, and I'm sharing that with...
1. “All these ways we love these people who hate themselves to death.” #InsanelyIntrospectiveThingsMyFriendsSay@AttiWayne 2. I love you.. even if you are self-destructing.” -My Gram, in re: to my vices RealestThingIEverHad 3. …and she just started mocking the “I Aint Got Time for That” video.#ReasonsMyGrandmotherIsByFarTheGreatest 4. I shouldn’t be sitting...
An Amazing Book List: 100 Books by Black Women... →
As posted on my Twitter and Facebook: I purchased 24 books for < $120. That’s how you celebrate Black History Month!