The smile on her face never dulls

The beat of her heart beats like an African drum

Her eyes shines as bright as the sun

The warmth from her lips uplifts, all who crosses her path

The strength in her hands is never ending

The natural nuturer flowing from within like a mighty rushing wind

Yet, the happiness and joy she expresses is all a facade

facade that she tries to hide, Oh, so well by the smile that never fades

Wednesday watch: Hidden Figures — Of Means and Ends

Who doesn’t want to see Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monae portray groundbreaking women who worked as mathematicians and engineers for NASA in the 1960s? Spencer told the New York Times, “This is a female-driven movie about contributions that women really made, to our world, not just our society. That’s a big statement.” Check out the […]

via Wednesday watch: Hidden Figures — Of Means and Ends

I just can’t believe all that has occurred. Some ups, downs, and all arounds. I must ask myself what is going on and what am I not seeing/understanding. So much to know, learn, but don’t know which way is up. OMGoodness, what is a girl to do? Now that’s the question of the hour…

Many lost never to be seen or heard from again.

Lives forever changed and heartbroken 

Weighed down by the actions of other’s

Not due to any fault of their own but by the decisions formed by an idea

A nation brought together, unified by the flames that will never be forgotten

On this day 15 years ago, a great nation eyes were opened 

Open to what was taking place in the  dark crevices of the hearts and mind of many

BUT…this great nation rose from the ashes to face fear head on 

 The lives of those lost will never be forgotten