Strength and Brokenness in #BlackGirlMagic

Despite #BlackGirlMagic born of generations of strong women – I have learned to be strong in my brokenness…to say no, prioritize self-care and to shatter the facade of having it all together.

Rites of Passage: In Celebration of Our Daughters

As I welcome my daughter’s 19th year of solar returns, I pause to “Give Thanks” for my most revered role of: Mother. Among such titles as daughter, sister, wife, friend, educator, scholar, activist, writer, Goddess, Queen and soon-to-be Dr…still, nothing is, nor ever has been quite as fulfilling, (for indeed all else pales in comparison),Continue reading “Rites of Passage: In Celebration of Our Daughters”

Embracing Your Goddess Consciousness

“I found God in myself, and I loved her…I loved her fiercely” – Ntozake Shange’ As an educator, a common adage is that everything we ever needed to know we learned in Kindergarten.  Undoubtedly, many of us have heard this phrase and perhaps even smiled in agreement – but I submit to you that indeed,Continue reading “Embracing Your Goddess Consciousness”