Check out @medi_yeti to donate to help this little guy and his family. His name is Jackson and he is 1 year old and has a brain tumor. He is on radiation and using cannabis oil. Any donations or attention goes a long way. Have a great day, hopefully little jackson gets to have many more!! #fuckcancer#preciouslife#actionjackson
"Where there is a woman there is magic. If there is a moon falling from her mouth, she is a woman who knows her magic, who can share or not share her powers. A woman with a moon falling from her mouth, roses between her legs and tiaras of Spanish moss...” Ntozake Shange 📷: @reflect_x_light
"Now, everything I do, I do because I want to." Nikki Giovanni
Oh, this face, this body. Oh, these lithe legs and arms of sinew that have carried me across continents, heartbreak, joy, rejection and an abundance of yeses. That have seen me through fire and memory, water and cascading beauty. I celebrate another full cycle around the sun-- the recognition of the miracle of being born. I hold space for all the me's that have shown up and evolved, so that this woman in this iteration could emerge. I thank the hands that have molded this clay. I let go of what is not for me, what no longer serves me, and I sit surefooted, with hands wide open, to receive again, in this new year, life and its bounty.
"Black woman. Baad woman. Wear your bigness on your chest like a badge cause you done earned it.
Strong woman. Amazon. Wear your scars like jewelry cause they were bought with blood.
They call you mad. And almost had you believing that shit.
They called you ugly. And you hid yourself behind yourself and wallowed in their shame.
Rhinoceros woman - this world is blind and slight of mind and cannot see how beautiful you are.
I saw your light. And it was shining."
-- "Rhinoceros Woman" by Assata Shakur
Photo by @luzdemilcolores
Gratitude & Renewal 🙏🏼.
I was told once that a new 24hrs can start at any time you want. That we have the choice to renew our life in any given moment.
We just need to choose when.
This is how I feel this morning. Full of gratitude and a renewed awakeness for life.
Like I’ve been touched by spirit.
Last night, after a day of tests, we were given the unbelievable news that hubby is completely clear of cancer. My jaw literally hit the floor. The week before we had been warned it almost certainly had spread. We were told he would need chemo. We were told he may not be able to have children. Like our dreams were being ripped out from under our feet. And then.....every single scan came back clear 💓.
There are no words to express the gratitude.
The past weeks have been so intense. But they have been a precious precious gift.
Because they stopped us both in our tracks. Forcing us to renew our outlook on what is important in life.
Waking us up to the impermanence of this life we get. That not even for a moment can we waste it. That we must honour our hearts. Make a stand for our truth. And nourish the deepest parts of our soul.
This morning hubby & I have cried with grief and love. So grateful for the gift we were given. Promising not to go back to sleep.
And you guys.... wow. YOU GUYS.
I have never EVER in my life felt so much love and Light channeled my way. I felt all your love. And your support. And your care.
We meet through this screen.
But really we meet here through our hearts. Through our humanness. And through our vulnerability.
I thank you all so much for your incredible hearts. We are a strong community of heart warriors here.
Thank you. Thank you. I love you.🙏🏼
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