Entries by NuDawn

R.I.P’d Off! (Part 19)

‘Just like moons and like suns, With the certainty of tides, Just like hopes springing high, Still I’ll rise.’ Still I Rise ~ Maya Angelou I purposely stay away from the news, and I haven’t really spoken on Black issues for a while – well, apart from the Alabama Brawl and the Montgomery chair – […]

Reality Check 1! (Part 4)

“I’m not the average girl from your video And I ain’t built like a supermodel  But I learned to love myself unconditionally  Because I am a Queen…” Video ~ India Arie So we’ve finally gotten through the 310 long ass days of January and cruising through February,  and if you’re anything like me, you’re patiently waiting […]

Spiritual Accountancy

“When I think of where I’m coming from Looking back at where the journey began I really haffi say that I’m strong, I’m strong All praises to the most High One Look at where I’m coming from Looking back at where the journey began I really haffi say that I’m strong, I’m strong All praises […]

Don’t You Worry ‘Bout A Thing!

“Everybody’s got a thing But some don’t know how to handle it Always reaching out in vain Just takin’ the things not worth having But don’t you worry ‘bout a thing Don’t you worry ‘bout a thing ‘Cause I’ll be standin’ on the side when you check it out..” Don’t You Worry ‘Bout A Thing […]

Earthdays, Old Ways And Blessed Days

“Blessed to have another moment Some more time spent Some more minds to get into Blessed to have another daydream Another maybe Yeah…” Blessed 2 Have ~ Floetry I was fortunate enough to celebrate my 49th Earthday a few weeks back, and thankhs to The Mr, it was one of the most beautifully peaceful days […]

Assess The BS!

“Whatever it is that you came to teach me I am here to learn it ‘cause I believe that we are written in the stars I don’t know what the future holds But I’m living in the moment And I’m thankhful for the man that you are, you are, you are, you are You are […]

Tales Of The Dales Revisted (Part 1)

“Life can be only what you make it When you’re feelin’ down you should never fake it Say what’s on your mind And you’ll find in time That all the negative energy, it will all cease And you’ll be at peace with yourself You won’t really need no one else…” My Life ~ Mary J […]

Glimmer And Shine

I feel noice!* You know that feeling when you’ve done what you had to do and have a little free time, you’ve eaten and just had that first drag of choice ‘erbs whilst some tunes are playing to match your vibe and you feel content? I’m on those ones today. Do you ever just sit […]

Doors And Scores

“I’m a little wiser, baby I’m a little kinder, baby After all these years it’s time I let you know See, I learned some things, my baby Finally spread my wings to save me Yes, I lost myself, that’s why I had to go Then the light came up, my baby Right after I forgave […]

One Step…

Hope for the best. Expect the worst. Life is a play. We’re unrehearsed. Mel Brooks I was recently reminded yet again of how the choices we make can impact our life. A few years ago I went against the majority of my family and made the decision to go with my heart and show love […]