Category Archives: Inspiration

Open Thread | Checking in on the Russian Invasion of Ukraine

I have to admit that when this all began, I rooted for Ukraine, because I thought Putin was being heavy handed, and illogical, and just a damn demon for invading Ukraine. He had no reason other than wanting to get … Continue reading

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Weekend Open Thread

Got the bad news yesterday that @lynnv378 passed away in her sleep. She was only 44😪 I started reading Lynn as she chronicled her battle with COVID in early 2020. I stayed because I found Lynn to be smart, kind, … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Day Three of the Ketanji Brown Jackson Hearings

The GOP continued to be on one.😠😠 But, Judge Brown Jackson was wonderful. No matter what else happens from this point, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson will become Associate Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson All these Republicans who sat there torturing her … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Day 2 – Ketanji Brown Jackson Hearings

The GOP showed their entire azz yesterday.😠 But, Judge Brown gave a Master Class in Black Professional Sensibilities.👊🏾👊🏾 Today, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson is demonstrating the breadth and depth of her legal expertise from her experience working at ALL levels … Continue reading

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Open Thread | The Invasion of Ukraine by Russia

If you are like me, you have been glued to the television, trying to follow the invasion of Ukraine by Russia. I do not think that this is going the way that Putin thought it would. I honestly believe that … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Dropping Some Wisdom…Respect and Protect the Children

This man is thoughtful and wise..please follow him. He has such a kind heart. Last night I was at my peoples house with a few friends and my homegirl with her daugther, 5, who I haven't seen her since she … Continue reading

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Open Thread | The Future of the Democratic Party

It is no secret that I am a fan of Congresswoman Lauren Underwood. She does the work. Always putting in the time. Getting things done. It’s not a coincidence that when President Biden came to Illinois last week, he went … Continue reading

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Prayers For American Icon Congressman John Lewis😢😢😢😢

I am devastated😢😢😢😢 Do not get lost in a sea of despair. Be hopeful, be optimistic. Our struggle is not the struggle of a day, a week, a month, or a year, it is the struggle of a lifetime. Never, … Continue reading

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Sunday Open Thread

Have a Blessed Sunday, Everyone. I hope you enjoy this blend of inspiriting and heart-opening music,

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Michelle Obama’s European Book tour

Here you go, Eliihaas. Please post comments, videos, photos, to your hearts content. Do you have content from Copenhagen & Sweden? Highlights from First Lady Michelle Obama’s European book tour. You will never, ever be a former anyone. You will … Continue reading

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