Protecting the unprotected.
I love it when someone teaches me how to protect my soul and spirit. It’s a blessing to receive a message. I stopped in on another one of my day ones today.
I went to church today y’all. Whaaat.
It’s been her family’s church for decades and I called myself popping in at the end and got a whole sermon. I needed one.
Afterwards big sis talked to me and her words refreshed my spirit. That’s what people who love me do for me. Revive and renew my mind.
Thank you for following my journey. Thank you for allowing my words to speak to you.
As I watch these Soul train awards and enjoy a comfortable time this Sunday. I’m still in a good mood. A little wine in my cup doesn’t hurt either.
Yesterday I learned a word from a blogger here on WordPress. Gaslighting. To manipulate someone’s mind with trickery.
My advice to those suffering from the effects of this world. You are under no obligation to make your life an open book. You have the right to protect your struggles, your gifts, and your story.
Keep your head up baby! It’s gonna be alright. Here’s a song to uplift your heart.
C. L Cunningham
Peace and blessings ✨🦋
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Well well well.
It’s November again. November is the one year mark of me in California. Yay. I suppose.
It’s also the fantastic month of my brother and goddaughter’s birthdays. Both on the same day. One of my day one besties was born today. Quite a few memories with that girl. I laugh inside thinking of the fun me and her had. I’m also celebrating one more very important birthday.
Sentimental I guess.
Grade school taught us that November was a month of peace. Of partaking in family gatherings and meeting new friends. Sharing food,fun,and inspiration.
Being thankful is the theme for November.
I plan to find my thanksgiving. To let differences be different. And allow life become a painting that I hold the paintbrush to.
Here’s to new beginnings. Thankful hearts. Peaceful minds. Accompanied by bright energies and True hearted souls.
The leaves are falling. Love still exists and my thoughts are with the moon.
C. L Cunningham 🍂🌾🍁 Happy November
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Avoidance is a nifty tool.
Ignoring something at an alarming rate.
The pros and cons are probably endless but I’m avoiding those too.
Feeling down sneaks up like a clumsy burglar trying to get goodies from an empty house. Goes away as fast as it appears.
It becomes up to me to redirect my mind.
To pick thoughts that empower my positivity.
Thoughts that bring me back to my center and lift me up.
Mediation and yoga helps me regain a sense of self. Brings me calm and peace even on days that things have gone haywire.
If relief is as easy as stretching and letting my mind find it’s own off button. Then I’m totally in!
C. L Cunningham
Here’s a yoga link for anyone who wants to try it🌞🌻🦋🌈
Having the ability to switch from intellectual hogwash to an emotional mud fight in a split second is no easy feat. What’s even more amazing is that everyone does it. Growing up I was taught that certain traits are feminine or masculine.
I’m beginning to see that most of those gender rules are wrong.
Everyone hurts. Everyone cries. Everyone has emotions. Everyone has intellect. One gender isn’t better than the other. Centuries of wasted propaganda. Keeping the divide alive between the sexes. Keeping the confused in a state of confusion. Branding the lies with posters and media coverage.
Looking through a telescope of information for guidance. Searching for answers for the future. When I am the person who decides what my future is. I keep reaching out but maybe I should just keep looking upwards.
My daily heroes are regular people. The family that helps the community. The man who opened the door me. The teenager who carried bags for me. The unique way of being a blessing when there’s nothing to give. Reaching inside and sharing a piece of oneself. These things are priceless.
I’m acknowledging that I could not survive alone in California.
My decision to come here wasn’t planned out correctly.
It’s been a hard pill to swallow.
Thankful is an understatement when it comes together with my gratitude for all the things that have helped us succeed here.
I plan to explore more. Complain less and put my best foot forward.
Hoping for days filled with adventure this winter season
It’s the wonderful month of October and along with harvest fun. There’s a big issue still plaguing many women.
Early detection is the key so please do a self check every month.
The national breast cancer website has great information and a free guide on having healthy breast. http://www.nationalbreastcancer.org/
Please spread awareness, or donate anything that we can do, so more women are saved everyday.
Happy October 🌸🎃💋
Woke up with a new attitude. A good one. Happy to feel grounded instead in a celestial state at all times.
Got up to call around for a reality job. Well that’s what I call a job that isn’t pursuing your God given talents. Or your DNA embedded talent for my non believing friends.
As I was walking I heard that wonderful ego voice in my head. Mine likes to talk sh*t about situations we can not control. Wondering why the things that would work perfectly for me will not work for another.
Even with full understanding of the differences between each other in general. I still want almost perfection of the meeting of the minds. The importance of being on the same page.
I sigh thinking about it. Let the breathing work of my lungs try to push out the feeling of longing. Waiting to feel better is a little overrated when the things you’ve attached to your happiness belong in the hands of someone else.
Today I’m going to make sure I know how beautiful I am. Head to toe. Voice and strength. Mind, body, and soul. I want to remind anyone reading how exactly beautiful that you are. Problems and all.
The days get better. The pain goes away if you’re ready for it to leave and tomorrow begins again.
C .L Cunningham