I took a break from Instagram this week (for reflection and prayer), and scaled back on my other social media, too. I have enjoyed reading about activism and art, and listening to empowering words of faith.
Here’s my weekly list of inspirational content – from articles to videos:
Poverty is tragic in many ways, the most striking is its ability to make folks feel isolated. This amazing program is changing that – Chicago Youth Explore Life Beyond the Hood
Who says celebrities are all self-absorbed? I love that so many actors of color are boycotting the Oscars and demanding #JusticeForFlint with this free event.
Letting go is an art, and once we learn to flow with change, it’s liberating. This insightful post from author and professional organizer Bettina Blanchard lays it all out simply.
My blogging bestie Afrotastic Lady is a wonderful writer who shares from the heart. She tells readers what 6 things she’s grateful for each month (usually in a video). For February it’s everything from connecting with other bloggers / writers (like your girl! I was so flattered!) to her love of chicken wings! Lol!
The interior lives of “ordinary” women of color, particularly black women, are usually ignored. Multimedia artist Njaimeh Njie has captured these rich nuances with her recent photo series, ‘Power (ed) by Grace.’
Minister, motivator and author Cindy Trimm spoke to my soul with this talk on declaring victory over our circumstances with words of faith.