Category Archives: Year of Yes

When You Believe in the Power of Imagination

Once a month on Sundays when I’m in NYC, I try to make it to meditation class.   One of my favorite meditation teachers is Kadam Morten Clausen.  Kadam Morten is the  Resident Teacher at KMC-NYC, Eastern US National Spiritual Director for … Continue reading

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Is there ever “Safe Space” for black folks?

Friday Boot Camp is one of my favorite hard ass classes.  I arrive early, chat with the teacher and set up the gear in my favorite spot. A few weeks ago, some small pushy white woman with long dark hair pulled … Continue reading

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The Black Girl Justice League…You in?

  Actions speak louder than words.  One person taking positive action creates a ripple effect of positivity that can move mountains. Each month in GirlTrek we have a different focus.  This month is Activism August…  Co founders Morgan & Vanessa … Continue reading

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Alright. Yea, It’s gonna be alright

I’ve lived long enough to have the desire to give up.   I could have stayed silent.  Nah, I couldn’t.   What fascinates me about this whole phone camera documenting the shootings of unarmed black people  phenomenon is still, how … Continue reading

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Happiness is not an “if then” proposition

“Happiness is not an if then proposition”~ Rainn Wilson (actor who played Dwight Schroot in the office and creator of Soul Pancake) I was listening to The One You Feed Podcast for this morning which  interviewed Rainn Wilson.  Here’s my … Continue reading

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The Year of YES!

I adore Shonda Rhimes.  I’m reading her first book… Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand in the Sun and Be Your Own Person. From the time I was 6 years old I knew I wanted to be … Continue reading

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