Protect Your Flame

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

Boundaries

If you allow people to compromise your boundaries, don't expect anyone to respect them. People will only respect your boundaries as much as you do. Without strict enforcement, your boundaries are nothing more than empty words. - M.J. Verdun

For the Love of Selfies

Dear Facebook friends, Today I've decided that I'm going to do my very small part to not support or reinforce the culturally accepted form of addiction, narcissistic obsession, and mental illness displayed on my social media newsfeeds daily. In plain words, I will no longer Like your selfies. You see, if you stop getting Likes … Continue reading For the Love of Selfies

The Global Perception of African-American Culture

What do you know about African American culture? What have you consistently seen in regard to how it has been presented to you throughout your life? Hip Hop, R&B, and Rap music that largely promotes all of the negative behavior that is only carried out by the most ignorant and superficial of us? African American … Continue reading The Global Perception of African-American Culture

Awakening to African-American Reality of Police Brutality

I think it's awesome to see that more and more people of European descent are empathizing and feeling outraged by the racism against dark skinned people that they are being made aware of. Thanks to mobile technology and the internet, our fair skinned brothers and sisters can now perceive an aspect of reality that has … Continue reading Awakening to African-American Reality of Police Brutality

Arrest the Victim

A victim mentality invents victim reality. I was at first inclined to use the word "manifests" instead of "invents", which is accurate, but the thought that this word inspires is too intangible...too disconnected from physical reality. I also thought of the word "creates", but creation is too much of a conscious act to encompass the … Continue reading Arrest the Victim

An Epidemic of the Uninformed

There are ways to cure cancer, viral infections, spinal injuries, brain disorders, heal "permanent" disabilities, etc. Everyone has heard of the countless documented cases of people finding ways to fully and completely recover from illnesses and injuries that, according to modern medicine, were expected to kill them. Since these ways are REAL and proven to … Continue reading An Epidemic of the Uninformed