Inspiration For Your Ears & Soul: From Iyanla Vanzant to Self Care 

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Mother, wife, sister, friend, writer / blogger / creative organizer, budding photographer... These are just a few of the many hats I juggle each day. I believe creativity is oxygen for the soul. I created Live In Color blog to celebrate the beauty in every moment, from faith to inspiration and motherhood.And it is soon becoming Pray with Our Feet blog which will focus on the intersection of faith and activism. Follow the inspiration on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/praywithourfeetblog/
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One of my favorite writers / thinkers Iyanla Vanzant on Oprah’s Super Soul Sunday making me laugh and throwing some wisdom all at the same time! Her latest book is Trust.

Do you struggle with faith, particularly in seasons of difficulty? I pray this post from my new IG blogging friend, Tiffany Parry, “When Sunday Feels Broken,” lifts you up, and reminds you, we’re all in this walk together.

Helpful blog post on everyday ways to reward yourself after accomplishing goals. Self care is a critical part of our own growth.

This rich dialogue with Barabara Smith and other dynamic women on black feminism, the LGBT community and the black lives matter movement.

Oh Lianne La Havas, your music makes my heart soar! “Unstoppable” is such a sunny-day, open-your-sunroof kinda song!

Positivity starts in the first 15 minutes of our day. Short but insightful blog post!

Inspiration for Your Ears & Soul: From Global Music to Sustainable Shopping & Mompreneurs 

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Mother, wife, sister, friend, writer / blogger / creative organizer, budding photographer... These are just a few of the many hats I juggle each day. I believe creativity is oxygen for the soul. I created Live In Color blog to celebrate the beauty in every moment, from faith to inspiration and motherhood.And it is soon becoming Pray with Our Feet blog which will focus on the intersection of faith and activism. Follow the inspiration on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/praywithourfeetblog/
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Lianne La Havas performs at the North Sea Jazz Festival

 

The language of music is universal. Don’t you love that?

I spent lots of time listening to artists on NPR Tiny Desk series. One of my new favorites is Lianne La Havas! I get chills listening to her.

I also discovered Concha Buika from this amazing NPR Music Tiny Desk concert. She sings with such intensity and passion! Christine Salem is another new find; listen to her spirited performance here.

Esperanza Spalding is back with a unique sound and style. Loving her flow. Check out this performance at the White House of the jazz classic, “Sunny Side of the Street.”

What if we could purchase sustainable products? It’s a reality over at Buy Me Once where they are saying no to our throw-away culture.

Successful Mompreneur Lakesha Cole on creating a thriving online business in spite of challenges.

You can find lots of awesome content on The Trailblazers Podcast which highlights prominent entrepreneurs of color.

Productivity tips from Mompreneurs.

Ernestine Johnson’s empowering poetic remix of Beyonce’s Formation.