Lately, I am listening to lots of podcasts (informational, spiritual & inspirational), and of course, music! I also discovered some beautiful writing this week, too. Here’s what is resonating with my spirit lately:
How appropriate is a song about not wanting to fight anymore in today’s world of strife and pain? This video, all of the soul and beauty it captured, is stunning. I enjoyed the short interview on NPR from last year about their current album, Sound & Color, and why Alabama Shakes does not play it safe.
Great podcast from Marc Steiner celebrating the prolific writer James Baldwin’s birthday, Aug. 3.
Speaking of amazing podcasts, have you listened to Black Girl In Om? I am not sure how I discovered this awesomeness, but I am all over every episode now. It is so affirming to find an online space that celebrates wellness, beauty and the intellect of women of color. Check out their website and digital magazine, too. Life, y’all!
I absolutely connected so much with Jennifer’s beautiful blog post about prayer life for busy parents.
My new friend Kami (a fellow writer at Our Words Collaborative) has a profound post on her blog, “Learning the Art of Letting Go.” These lines: “As real and necessary as it is to learn to hold on through the hard and often mundane moments in life, there are circumstances that instead call for us to let go. Over these years of illness, one of the hardest things for me to let go of is the idea of my former self.”
This Thursday’s devotional by Ari Heick about God refining our rough edges really spoke to my heart!