As I sat on a stump in the valley and hummed the ohm, my spirit told me to stand up and look into the Sun. Once my eyes adjusted, rainbow rings radiated from its exquisite form. I began to feel warm. I discovered that if you lock eyes with the Sun, He will spark your inner fire.
Eye-and-eye mantra: Be the woman you want to be at all times.
This picture was sent to me by a dear friend visiting D.C. from London. My friend said that she has been seeing covert love and healing messages in this country and in hers more and more lately. I recently read a tweet saying, there is no such thing as “conditional love”, there is only love. Let’s make the evolutionary leap to a heartcentric way of life and use love energy as our starting point for all things. Love is the way!
Eye-and-eye mantra: be the woman you want to be at all times.
Kwanzaa, created in 1966, is the modern reincarnation of the African first-fruit harvest celebrations observed from December 26 to January 1. Growing up as an African living in America, I have always felt that sense of homelessness and duality that so many African-American academics write about and discuss. Last year, I decided to create a list of holy days that I felt called to observe and not just blindly celebrate those the government deemed worthy enough to grant official. On that list I wrote Kwanzaa and this is the first year that I have ever celebrated it.
On November 3, 2012, my husband and I checked out our first Mind, Body, Spirit Expo which took place at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. It is advertised as the largest expo of its kind (personal growth and spirituality) in the northeast. I was excited to meet like-minded people, see weird and unusual things, and discover new products, books and information. If you are wondering what you will encounter at such an expo, below are some highlights from our trip…