Being spiritual does not mean act a certain way

So many people think being spiritual means you are supposed to “act” a certain way. You shouldn’t do this or that because you are “spiritual.” If you hold on to that idea, recognize that you are not being authentically you.Quote

Being you means that you are journeying through this experience.… Read more

Asking for the hookup is a reflection on you

Do we consider the underlying belief system when we go to someone black, in business, and ask for discounts (the hookup)? The underlying belief is that a person of color and his/her product or service is of less value.

Black woman looking in mirror
You see less value in those that reflect you

In a way, it is saying more about the mentality of the person asking for the hookup because they don’t value the reflection of themselves.… Read more

How ancients chose animal symbols

Ever consider how certain animals became symbolic of certain ideas? Did ancient Egyptians put animals on the heads of Neters because they worshiped them? Or was there a deeper symbolic meaning? If you believe our ancestors had a primitive and unsophisticated mind you would believe the former.… Read more

The Difference of being religious or spiritual

 

What is the difference between being religious and being spiritual?

Thermometer and thermostat
Religion is like being a thermometer, Spirituality is like being a thermostat

As a Christian I was taught being spiritual and religious were the same thing. But they have very different effects in out lives.… Read more

5 major religious beliefs that mentally destroys black communities

Religious beliefs and doctrines that promote low self-esteem like “being unworthy in the sight of God” have borne fruit in African-American communities all across America. They are harming the people in our communities and cause black to people struggle.

What is not recognized is we are participants in our own demise and willingly but unconsciously use psychological tools designed to limit self-esteem and individual self-expression.… Read more