Rutgers University professor Dr. Brittney Cooper, in her memoir/social commentary Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower, unpacks key moments of her life in the context of Black Feminism within the American patriarchy. She describes complex relationships with peers, family members, and policies, and (at one point) suggests, “Perhaps we could start with empathy.”
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Thursday is one of the days when I participate in a weekly online professional gathering at noon. This week's topic was navigating disorientation, something we all seem to be able to relate to these days. My wise psychologist colleagues pointed out how routines serve to ground us and help us mark time. This insight has me thinking about ways I can introduce additional day-of-the-week routines to my current state of being. Are you feeling disoriented about what day and/or date it is? Do you have daily rituals that help you mark time? What routines do you find helpful or comforting?
This post is a complete list of the books that have guided my exploration of my life's path over the past several years. Through my journey toward my heart's true path, I have discovered my life's authentic source of meaning and fulfillment. What books or other resources would you add to the list?
Yesterday's #WEverb11 prompt was RIPPLE. It's not surprising that the ripples I see in my year seem to be like books tossed into the lake that is my life, creating wavy rings overlapping one another. This post lists my year’s books and their waves through my 2011. What created a ripple in your year?