“I say luck is when an opportunity comes along and you’re prepared for it.” ~ Denzel Washington
“The soul is your innermost being. The presence that you are beyond form. The consciousness that you are beyond form, that is the soul. That is who you are in essence.” ~ Eckhart Tolle
“We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.” ~ Dr. Martin Luther King Jr
“If you are silent about your pain, they’ll kill you and say you enjoyed it.” – Zora Neale Hurston
October 14th is my born day as Nas would say. Getting older and living to see another day are blessings that I cannot take for granted.
Shots on the Bridge: Police Violence and Cover-up in the Wake of Katrina by Ronnie Greene
Tell the Truth & Shame the Devil: The Life, Legacy, and Love of My Son Michael Brown by Lezley McSpadden (with Lyah Beth LeFlore)
“Real queens fix each other’s crowns” ~ Unknown
Saturday, October 5th, 2002, was my last pain-free day.
Men We Reaped by Jesmyn Ward