I wish you could see me for who I am...a man who strives to conduct himself with honor, integrity, and respect with every choice that he makes. I wish you could perceive my heart and the principles that guide my every decision instead of the color of my skin and the history of what other men who look like me have done to exploit your trust and vulnerability...
I'm just quietly appreciating your exceptional mind. Your beauty is the icing...your brilliance is the cake. - M.J. Verdun
Dear Mr. _______, My name is Michael. I'm a friend of your daughter, T.J. You and I have never met. but if it's God's will, the sentiments that inspired this letter will lead to us shaking hands one day. I was blessed to meet T.J. recently. Excuse my language, but damn I was so impressed. … Continue reading An Honorable Blessing
To All of My Australian Female Friends, I haven't been on Facebook for a good 4 months, and I won't be active for quite a while longer. I'm only writing this post now after becoming aware of a terrifying trend that my close friends have made me aware of recently...a trend that I've observed after … Continue reading You Are Worthy. You Are Beautiful. You Are Enough.
Your ego is far more flexible than you likely know, and in a way you haven't imagined.
Walk away from damaged people who are not conscious of the way that they influence the world around them. You do not have the power to save them, however noble your intentions may be. In your haste to end their suffering, there is a truth you often forget; only they can do the internal work … Continue reading Protect Your Flame
My soul is extraterrestrial. My body is French/Native American/African. My mind is North American. My philosophy is a blend of Ancient Greek/New Age/Ancient Chinese. My religion is Non-Judgment. My style and cultural heritage is African-American. My martial art is Chinese. My diet is Earth organic. My closest friends are individually Pakistani, Australian, African-American, Chinese, Moroccan, … Continue reading You and My