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“Mz.Daye-“Color Complex””

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Color Complex

To All Brown Girls Around The Globe: YOU ARE BEAUTIFUL IN YOUR OWN SKIN.

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She asks me:   Do you think I’m pretty?
I smile looking into her eyes “Yes”
She replies:  Pretty to be a dark skin girl or just pretty cause I am?
“Being colored is a metaphysical dilemma, where still trying to conquer”
Wishing I had the simplest of words to make her understand
That her beautiful dark skin glows cause GOD kissed it
Making her a shade different and ambient all its own
Her color is but a reflection of deep melanin from with in
Giving life to all things that breathe and sing
She is not the prototype of Eurocentric imitations of Mona Lisa
No, she is the SOUL of Beauty
The very concept of full lips, thighs, breast and derriere
Is the hour glass figure!
Her dark skin has been ridiculed, hated, misunderstood and under represented
Exploited by other brown faces that didn’t realize they were just a different branch on
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Day 2 Morning Inspiration : Textgram

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Late Night Thoughts : Security Issues

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There is something liberating that happens to our spirits when we make peace with imperfections or insecurities. Just think of how much stuff and baggage we carry because we haven’t reached our idea of perfection. Think about how we beat ourselves up or become shame because we have a flaw of some sort.

This type of self critique is not healthy and does not support you in becoming the best you possible. The only thing that allows us to grow is self exceptance.

Self exceptance has nothing to do with not wanting to improve or be better. Self exceptance says “I realize there are things about myself,  I’m not comfortable with and that’s ok, but I give myself the time and space to improve “. Insecurities give us the oppurtunity to grow,  what’s more beautiful than that.

Let me know how you have made peace with insecurities. Share and inspire.

Textagram Inspiration & Reflection

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Saturday morning: Beauty ?

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What is beauty? Seriously ! That is the question that is on my mind. It is perhaps one of the most puzzling questions. Great scientific, social and philosophical inquiry has been put into understanding this phenomenon and yet, when posed the question “what is beauty” ?  We can only come up with characteristics , identifiers, markers or measurements of the summation of beauty.

So, to all of you: What is beauty? Leave a comment. I would love to know your views and ideas. I welcome them as we go deeper than the skin to the essence of that witch is all around us ( BEAUTY)