The Active Realization of Self

N.B. I have used the word realize ample times. I’ve done so with thought. 🙏🏽 When we lack self confidence, and we keep commenting, silently, jokingly, or otherwise, on how out of shape we look, and how we aren’t that beautiful… we are too this and not enough of that…when we are at this …..place,…

The Seat Next To Her

While looking at photographs for a current project I came across this photo. It made me think. This is one of many women by whom I am surrounded who are intelligent, beautiful, dynamic, fun, and overall wonderful. I have also noticed that most of the women around me are really strong women. They have their own…

Where is the Queen?

Where is the Queen? Does anyone know? Most importantly… do you know? You, you the queen. Do you know where you are? Do you know who you are? The princess looks up at you as she sees you resplendent; in a light you’ve forgotten. You’ve wandered down a darkness that is starting to shroud…aloud… On…

Free Woman

In the last four years I have taken a few African dance classes provided by the instructor of a local dance troupe. There hasn’t been a single time in which I felt confident enough, or most importantly free enough to participate and feel like I could dance. I have studied the regular dancers (by regular…