Freedom

Jul 7 2016

Tracey Jackson

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Compassion, Death, Family, Freedom, Goodness, Hope, Life

BLACK LIVES MATTER

BLACK LIVES MATTER

Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced. ~James Baldwin  

Freedom

HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY

HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY

For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.  NELSON MANDELA  

May 28 2014

Tracey Jackson

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Freedom, Goodness, Living Fully, The Right Stuff

SHE KNEW WHY THE CAGED BIRD SINGS AND SHE TWEETED

SHE KNEW WHY THE CAGED BIRD SINGS AND SHE TWEETED

America lost one of its great citizens yesterday.  Poet, writer, civil rights activist and all around amazing grace gal Maya Angelou died at the age of 86. Her work touched people across all socio-ecomnomic and racial divides. Though she first became famous for writing about her personal experiences of growing up in the Jim Crow south, her openness, heartfelt prose and ability to wrangle the human experience in her own poetic language touched people all over the world for decades. I… Read More

Mar 12 2014

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Addictions, Change, Courage, Emotions, Freedom, Love

IT’S OK TO LET GO

IT’S OK TO LET GO

Have you ever wanted to say goodbye to someone but couldn’t?  Wanted to tell someone that the relationship between the two of you wasn’t quite what you wanted it to be?  Have you ever wanted to end something but you were too afraid to do so?  Afraid of how the other person would respond?  Afraid of hurting someone?  Afraid of the unknown? I fully realize that it’s impossible to put myself inside your head.  Anyone’s head for that matter.  But… Read More

Mar 3 2014

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Action, Clarity, Fear, Freedom, Gratitude, Hanging In There, Trust

LETTING GO VERSUS GIVING UP

LETTING GO VERSUS GIVING UP

  “By letting it go it all gets done. The world is won by those who let it go. But when you try and try. The world is beyond winning.” “But whatever happened to persistence, perseverance. Tenacity, or just plain CARING a lot? How do you stop caring??!?” Today’s blog is inspired by yesterday’s affirmation and the above response we got from it. It’s a question, a concept, sometimes a conundrum.  It’s one I  find myself facing all the time.… Read More

Action, Change, Courage, Faith, Freedom, Living Fully, Mistakes, Moving Forward

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

“I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You’re doing things you’ve never done before, and more importantly, you’re Doing Something So that’s my wish for you, and all of us, and my wish for myself. Make New Mistakes. Make glorious, amazing mistakes. Make mistakes nobody’s ever made before. Don’t freeze, don’t stop,… Read More