"There are 100 steps on the ladder of consciousness between being fully alert and being dead. To put a patient under, they bring them down only to the 10th rung. Beneath that is a descending gray-scale like the depths of an ocean no one has explored."
…asked for a description of fashion and style during the last century. At first I wasn’t sure who was doing the asking or why it was important but I tend to be an obedient scribe. […]
Any place you don't leave is a prison.
Recently, I wrote about spiritual enlightenment in a discussion (AALBC.com ) that centered on Beyoncé ‘s Grammy performance. It seems as if everyone has an opinion on her costume, but little knowledge to go with […]
Currently Reading: Severed by VL Towler. It’s billed as a mystery set in a Louisiana town. The first thing that pulled me into the story was the forensic anthropologist who happens to be a single […]
Patriarchy is not men. Patriarchy is a system in which both women and men participate. It privileges, inter alia, the interests of boys and men over the bodily integrity, autonomy, and dignity of girls and women. It is subtle, insidious, and never more dangerous than when women passionately deny that they themselves are engaging in it. ~Ashley Judd
Writing takes far more than talent to be great. One must also possess courage to be at the top of her craft. At least that’s the takeaway from the essay “You Are the Second Person” […]
Women date "projects"; men marry their projection.
WITH ALL THE CULTURAL SHACKLES WE HAVE TO LOOSEN TO FREE OURSELVES, WE WOMEN ARE BETTER ESCAPE ARTIST THAN HOUDINI. ~MH
Going through life with your nose pressed up against the glass might be one way to see the world and it might even be safe but how does it differ from watching life unfold from […]
If you can't let go, you'll never get to the other side.
Ashley Judd (Actor, Activist) took to the stage as the Women’s March, Washington, DC and performed the poem of her young protégé’ Nina Mariah. Many took to Twitter to rant about what they believed was Judd’s speech against the […]