These Four Words will Change Your Life

Artwork: “Dream Catcher” by Frank Morrison Last month, I came across four words that were astonishing and just mind-blowing. It was one that I’d heard before, but that I never really digested properly. I’ve seen memes and quotes floating around Instagram that explores the notion but it wasn’t until I watched Uncensored with Rick Ross…

Check your praying skills…you may not be doing it right!

Hello H.E.R. Family, Yes, I and we know it’s been a while since we’ve touched down on the blog but it’s for very good reasons…life has been moving at lightning speed. We’ve had some amazing ups and some unbelievable downs, and we’re prepping to share our journey with you shortly. But in the meantime, here’s…

I Choose Meaning Over Happiness #quicktuesdaythought

This will be short and sweet H.E.R. Fam. If you are waking up, going to work, able to stay financially stable, have love around or even good “like” around you, and you’re making it through life’s struggle but is still not happy, it’s because you are lacking meaning in your life. Your meaning, or purpose,…

CLOSED MOUTHS DON’T GET FED

Artwork By: Laurie Cooper, “Face Reality (Female)” I’ve always been that girl; loud, sassy and not afraid to speak her mind. Personally I was labeled angry, crazy, and gangsta (Born and raised on a military base, that shit’s real gangsta). As a professional, I struggled with scaling that back. I was labeled aggressive. Hard to…

THE CULTURE, POLITICAL, AND SPIRITUAL ICONS THAT ARE THE OBAMAS (PART II)

REMEMBERING THE BEGINNING: WELL DAMN… It hasn’t been a month and they are already trying to deconstruct this man’s character. Really, he wasn’t born in the U.S.? Where’s his birth certificate? Really. And people think that racism is dead. Hell naw! Oh and that cartoon killing a monkey, the monkey who writes the stimulus bills,…

Welcome to H.E.R. World

H.E.R. [hur] (n): 1) one who is Heir of Everything Revolutionary 2) An African-American Woman Welcome to H.E.R. world, and in particular H.E.R. Crisis. I just love saying and writing that. I’ve transformed my old blog, Mid-WYFE Crisis, into something more direct; more intentional; more relevant to what I, as a black women, and the community…