I Give You Permission To Haunt Me, Just Don’t Freak Me Out: My Goodbye Letter to My Mother Before She Leaves This Earth

August 16, 2015 carajonesspeaks 1

Dear Mom,

How do you even begin to write a letter or put into words how much you love someone? Love is a gift, an emotion, a comfort and something not everyone in this life is blessed to experience from their family. Since I was a child I always knew that before I came to this earth I chose you to be my parents. Although we did not share biological DNA you shared with me your knowledge, compassion, and values, and that helped to weave my spiritual DNA. Unknowingly, you created a warrior.

What is White Feminism?: My Conversation With Little Mosque On The Prairie Writer, Zarqa Nawaz

June 22, 2015 carajonesspeaks 0

I always hear, “women in African countries are being forced to do it against their will,” and I’m like, “Yeah, that’s true but women here also do not make cultural choices in a vacuum and are also influenced by the social factors around them. In fact, it might even be worse because she believes in her mind she is deformed and she voluntarily makes the choice of having the surgery.

The Awakening: You Don’t Have To Walk This Spiritual Journey Alone

June 10, 2015 carajonesspeaks 2

Our optimism is vital in overshadowing the fears that bind. It releases the shackles of ignorant bliss—rewiring perception. The perception and belief that this is all that there is. So never dim your light, shine bright as you stumble from slumber. We all will be there to help each other up while whispering in each other’s ears, “You are radiant, never dim your light, shine bright awakening one.”

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