Do You Know Who Built This House?

I did. And I checked the foundation, and it’s perfect. No cracks, not a single one, and do you know why? Because as a human being I carry all of my cracks. I’ve been listening to music for weeks now, which if you know me is fairly abnormal, I mostly keep my music to when I’m out walking, but yesterday I took myself out on … Continue reading Do You Know Who Built This House?

When You Change The Language, You Change The Culture

Okay so let’s talk about how we can realistically stop celebrating gang culture, and start remembering that our very favorite rappers have been trying to reeducate us since Lauren Hill released her album The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill. In a series of videos and essay posts, I am going to try and prove that Hollywood has been speaking, but lots of folks haven’t been listening. … Continue reading When You Change The Language, You Change The Culture

#CultLife: In Defense Of The Anti-#ChildBride/Husband Bill In #California, Introducing The Work of Global Hope 365

“I first stepped into the ring at 18 years old, and it had become one of the quietest places in the world for me. I found zen in the silence of that space.” – Dawn Tyree, Former Child Bride, Present Advocate and Freedom Fighter. I first stepped into the ring when i was 23. Some say Black women have it harder, than white counterparts, but the … Continue reading #CultLife: In Defense Of The Anti-#ChildBride/Husband Bill In #California, Introducing The Work of Global Hope 365

Oh, So You’re Trauma Informed? Who Informed You? What #MentalHealth Patient did You Con Into Being A Part of Your “Study” For $5.00?

When I was working at the church, my mom helped to organize the very first Houseless Vote Registration in years, here in Surrey BC. It was entirely about getting people who did not have a registered address, registered at the church so that they could vote. So yes, most of them were houseless folks. It was always a big event. Food, services available, nurses, massages … Continue reading Oh, So You’re Trauma Informed? Who Informed You? What #MentalHealth Patient did You Con Into Being A Part of Your “Study” For $5.00?

AMA: This Week’s Topic: Advice For Parents, Guardians, or Mental Health Professionals Dealing With Teens Who Have Mental Health Issues

– If You Or Someone You Know Is Dealing With Mental Health Issues, Please Document Everything And Ask For Help If You Are Able. You Do Not Have to Suffer in Silence or Alone. There Are People Willing and Able to Help. – Dealing with mental health issues is never easy for anyone, but when those issues are undiagnosed or alternatively extensive, it can be … Continue reading AMA: This Week’s Topic: Advice For Parents, Guardians, or Mental Health Professionals Dealing With Teens Who Have Mental Health Issues