There will come a day when we can no longer blame others for the f'd up things that happen to us #blame #shame #healing #trauma https://youtu.be/ZKeha9IJIAk
They announced Senator Barack Obama to the podium to deliver the keynote address. He spoke for a few minutes and read an excerpt from his new book, Audacity of Hope. Once he was done, he said, “Thank you everyone. Enjoy the rest of your day.” Then he exited stage left. My mouth dropped, we weren’t… Continue reading FYF ~ Chapters 15 & 16: On Family, Grief and Chasing The Dream #FYFLOVE #audiobook
The month of October has blessed me with so much. 15 years ago I lost everything and kept my commitment to become a writer and never looked back, ten years ago it was the birth of the NYCLWG and the Daughters of the Revolution, 8 years ago I was traveling with Afrolatinos Tele to work… Continue reading The breakdown to the breakthrough!
Dear Prince, Yesterday was a devastatingly painful day. I was riding the train to Vermont when I read a tweet that you were gone. I called my daughter immediately to confirm and she said, “No mama, let’s not jump to conclusions… there’s an investigation. Lets just wait it out.” But even seeing that on a… Continue reading Day 168: Dear #Prince #purplerain #ripprince
How do you recover from a tragedy? How do we heal the hurt? How do we rise from the ashes? How do you deal with a traumatic event? How do you handle a disaster that feels so heavy its like carrying a freight train in your arms? Beneath the ruble there are bodies that… Continue reading Nepal Trip ~ Day 53: How Do You Heal?
Beloved readers, friends and family, I write this blog post with a sad heart. I am devastated about the earthquake that hit Nepal this past Saturday, April 25th... 7.8 on the Richter scale. Many have died, an estimated 2,500 people have lost their lives. Climbers on Mt. Everest, died doing what they most loved, the… Continue reading Nepal Earthquake!!!
BE STILL & KNOW: What are you made of? ~By Alicia Anabel Santos * Harlem, New York What are you made of? Things will show up in our lives... Powerful happenings that make us question everything. Where we are... What we are doing... Who we are... Where are we headed... Who are we. We may… Continue reading BE STILL & KNOW: What are you made of?
Tonight I'm calling for healing. Healing for our community. We sometimes forget that we are never alone. I am holding in love and in peace all those who are going through something, all those who are without hope, all those who are scared, all those who are experiencing pain, all those in darkness, all those… Continue reading We are in desparate need of Community Healing!