Habari gani, everyone! [What'ssssssss happening, my people!] This month, it's all about Ujima. [Collective work and Responsibility.] Noooooooooo, don't go checking your calendars! Your DJ is not mistaking April 2018 for December 2017. Wayyyyyyy too much goodness has taken place for that to happen. It's just that with the start of a this new month - the … Continue reading DJ Lady Luck Presents… Songs of Collective Work and Responsibility
Almost two weeks after the fact... And feeling like the pace it took me to "work my way" through this winter season sweet treat... April is here... and so are the sounds, scents, and weather of spring. This time, to stay - no fooling, y'all! So, have a beautiful and blessed start to your … Continue reading Life’s Surprises: When Winter Weather Finally Gives Way to Spring
Today, I attended a creative writing and mindfulness workshop at the public library in town. This was my second writing workshop for the month and, truth be told, my second writing workshop since starting this personal journey back in 2010 (more officially in 2015) to write publicly. The program's creative writing aspect was obviously … Continue reading Creative Mindfulness and Me
Happy New Year, everyone! Please pardon my month of silence... I chose not to blog at all last month so that I may savor December 2017 - and the last 31 days in my initial year of simple living and intentional work. And for the most part, I believe the month off from writing rewarded … Continue reading Completing the Circle in 2017 to Start Afresh in 2018
November - if you haven't realized it by now from my earlier posts - is my absolute favorite month of the year when I intentionally take time to just celebrate "me" by enjoying myself and all the things I love to do, eat, see, feel, hear, savor... (You get the point!) Granted, lots of people … Continue reading Life’s Surprises: Ode to November…and Celebrating a Month of Me
In the scramble to buy Thanksgiving meal groceries, Christmas gifts, holiday decorations and other such supplies, take a moment to be still and meditate on life - in all its complicated forms and expressions... ...the good and bad, difficult and easy, stress-inducing and carefree-giving, annoying and pleasing... You get the point - it's all life. … Continue reading A Moment to Meditate: On Giving Thanks
Welcome to another edition of Ms. Lu's Library! I'm back to share my thoughts and favorite passages from another recent read. This time I'm reviewing a book that's been on my "must read" list for about a year - Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert. "And you have treasures hidden within … Continue reading Ms. Lu’s Library – Book of the Month: Big Magic
Have a spooooooooook-tacular but safe Halloween.