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Magical Crafts: A Home Painting Tip

This week, we have been repainting the altar room, just in time for the Noche De Animas Service – what a difference a fresh coat of paint makes! 247 more words

Self Sufficiency

Flames and Darkness

Beauty and destruction, life and death

A complicated thing the flame continues to be

Red, yellow, and orange hues beckon to me as I escape the darkness within my soul… 107 more words

The World is Waiting On You

Can’t nobody do what you do. Can’t nobody do it how you do it. Can’t nobody bring to the table what you bring to the table because there is only one you. 390 more words

When anger is denied

Afer sharing a reblog of Twinkletoes post on Anger Turned Inward yesterday I have been thinking a fair bit about the subject.   Anger turned inward ties into issues of feeling unsafe expressing strong feelings, feeling powerless, frustrated, neglected and ignored when we really needed help and validation.  876 more words

Emotional Recovery

Why Plateaus are Reached During the Process of Increasing Muscle Mass

…(in a layman term nutshell)

Why plateaus are reached during the process of increasing muscle mass||||Overtraining due to lengthy and intensive training;

-increase the preparation time… 72 more words

Let's Get Real — Depression and Anxiety

Mental illnesses are something that are rarely discussed in the black community, yet you’d be surprised by how many of us are effected by it. Over 6.8 billion African-Americans had a diagnosable mental illness. 714 more words



“Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life, but define yourself.”

– Harvey Fierstein… 315 more words