Monday, December 06, 2010

B Day - Keepin' On

I had fun celebrating with family this weekend.  They showed me so much love and keep me crackin' up! Church on Sunday with mom and sis.  I was surprised by the number of sisters aware of Natural Awakenings and my Sisterlocks work.  Their support touched me giving me a sense of personal pride.

It was nice being in the comfort of familiarity - home.

You know I had to have my Sisterlocks correct for da church-crowd-who-ain't-seen-me-in-a-minute.  And da locks was rockin'!  Gigi hooked me up with the retite on Saturday.  My locks seem to have grown an inch since my last visit!  I wore them in a soft, loose Caruso curl set.  They had bounce and body and wuz all hangin' down my back and!  My apologies, no pic to share.  I know - a first, huh?   

I used to get so bothered when people I hadn't seen in a while would approach me with, "girl, you're so little.  You've lost so much weight." When, in fact, I've been this same size for most of my life.  I now realize what they are truly saying is, "I don't feel good about myself."  So I smile and move on to more positive energy.  Praying that they will one day see a reflection in the mirror they can love.  It's so wonderful to be in a place of empowerment, over my thoughts, my feelings and my actions.  No one can make you feel bad without your permission.    

Today is my birthday and I feel beautiful inside and out.

In the meantime, as Jill Scott says...

I keep moving forward
pressing onward
striving further
keep on laughing
keep on livin'
keep on lovin'
keep on dreamin'
keep on achievin'
keep on believin'
I keep smilin' when I come through
And I cry when I need to...

It's a good time in my life.  I keep on...

Certified Sisterlocks Consultant
Professional Life Coach
Motiviational Speaker


Anonymous said...

I wanted to extend a word of blessing over your life. Have a wonderful b-day and thanks for being such a source of inspiration and upliftment to young black sisters like myself. What you have shown me personally, is that I should not worry or sweat the small things. For those of us who have no mother figure or strong black female in our inner circle, you are it, providing a word or photo to encourage us along the way. Much love, Lexie from London (England)

Mothermadge said...

Sending you a HAPPY BIRTHDAY "Shout Out" from Georgia. LOL. Enjoy your day!

BlaqKofi said...

M, thanks for the love from Georgia! I '''preciate you!

BlaqKofi said...

Lexie in London....what a blessed honor! Thank you so much for the love and support.

Nu-Me said...

Happy Birthday!!!!

Leah said...

Hey, happy birthday. Today is Frankie Beverly's birthday! No wonder he is so cool.

JUST Euphoria said...

Happy Birthday Blaq!! & as always your locks look beautiful

Spicylocks said...

Happy Birthday!! It appears that you had an awesome day surrounded by family and friends.

Photo Copyrights

Please do not copy or print photos from this blog without my express permission.