Lessons from the 2019 Circle of Change Leadership Conference at New York
I am still recovering from all the lessons that I received from this leadership conference. It is one of the reasons why I have been motivated to let go of many engagements that are now becoming more of burdens than blessing or even in allowing me to remain a blessing to the people whom I serve.
A Confessional Post about My Absence from Blogging
There are days when I just suck up my physical and emotional exhaustion to ensure that I get all my work done while hoping that someday, this will all be worth it. The echoes of many people in my support system saying that “my work will pay off” allows me to trust the process sometimes. There are also days when I ask myself, what if this isn’t worth it at all and I end up not attaining the heights that I wish.
The Silence We Eat by Oyindamola is a book that has carved a space for itself in recent literature about women’s experience. This book does not pretend to represent all women; rather, its strength lies in highlighting specific women’s experiences of silence, cultural bondage, and the difficulty in articulating certain events.
Note: First of all, get over your feelings about publicly saying and proclaiming the word “Vagina.” It is the same way you would say arm, leg, eyeball, etc.
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