Credit: Instagram, @thenubiancrown In line with my previous thoughts on the matter. Eloquently said. Bon Wednesday.
Just saw this on Pinterest and wanted to share. There are marked differences between positivity, validation, and support versus the opposite of those things. But sometimes it's hard to tell. Well-meaning or not, we've all uttered versions of the comments in the left column. Sharing for myself and all of us.
Yes, let's. Recently, I watched a heartwrenching video of a woman on social media who tearfully spoke of her frustrations while looking for love. Wanting to find the right one and that not happening. Being eternally and repeatedly ghosted. I highly identified with her. In a follow-up video, she spoke of some of the comments [...]
He’s been a longtime favorite of mine. I was attracted to his quiet intensity, I think. When I saw the previews for Black Panther, it was always this thought for me. Wow. He’s kingly. He’s regal. I want to see him in this movie. My friends laughed when I asserted in conversations that the depth-y [...]
Quarantine Life. It's been a thing. Here's a round-up. Professional Life. I've been working from home since mid-March. It was initially a huge adjustment for me; I've worked remotely before, many times, but in a space where it's happening 8 hours a day, 7 days a week--there were a lot of tough moments. Structurally, I'm [...]
Last week, I decided to get off my derrière and start bringing some activity in this quarantine life of mine. Each morning, before work at home begins, I rise and hit the pavement, taking an hour and a half to promenade around my sprawling neighborhood. Here are some itemized thoughts and comments about this routine: [...]
I saw this on the ‘Gram last night and felt the messaging in my bones. Look: quarantining ain’t easy. And wherever you are, I know you know that. These affirmations/reminders as we deal with this pandemic spoke to me. Photo credit: @femislay, Instagram Keep taking care of yourself. Protect your peace of mind. Wash your [...]
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When I approached the counter this morning, you gasped and declared me to be the most beautiful woman you had ever seen. A bit taken aback, I smiled underneath my mask (and yes, I wondered how you appreciated my beauty with a full mask covering my face with only my eyes visible) and thanked you. [...]
If you live alone like me and still have dress-up time during this quarantine (I happily put on makeup and shed the sweats for my weekly worship Zoom meetings and virtual ministry), selfies become a bit tiresome. Because all you largely do is selfie, quarantine or no. Alas: I have a solution, dear Singleton. You [...]