The Season For Planting New Seed…

Spring and Summer are the perfect seasons for planting new seed… so that’s what my family and I did… We started work on our own sustainable, organic, vegan gardens, along with volunteering our time and hands at a couple local neighborhood gardens… It’s been quite a fruitful experience… Albeit, we began planting seedlings and seed…

Old Is The New New… Or The New Knew…

  I deeply love antiques… I love things vintage… including hand-made relics and also other materials, some for clothing and furniture, that bring us to remember the beauty of times past… and remind us of the potential of the present… I’ve been spending a lot of my time creating… Creativity is what many, if not…

The Life In… Omniversal Life International (OLI)…

A passage into life… Omniversal Life International (OLI)… I founded OLI, a heart centered, cultural, innovative and inspirational academy and program several years ago, as an offshoot of my organization Wisdom In New Dimensions (WIND) and a collaborator with Partners In Goodwill (P.I.G.)… Wisdom In New Dimensions (WIND) is my parent organization focused on elevating…

What Happened To My Memo… Polyester Isn’t A Sustainable Fiber…

Hey… Who forgot to send me a memo on sustainable fibers… before I started my eco-friendly, ethically made, sustainable clothing line… More than a year into starting my own signature collection clothing line, with several creations completed, I’m hearing and reading polyester and acrylic, two synthetic fibers, are not generally listed under the categories spoken…

There’s A Presence…That Seems More Present… Who Is She…

Who Is She… This presence that feels new to many of us… Is she new… or are we simply and subtly being reminded… she has always been with us… we just had to be more present ourselves to experience her… I wouldn’t mind ending this write-up with this sentence… we just had to be more…

Food and Fasting… A Higher Quality of Living…

It’s Monday afternoon… I am almost at the end of my 4 day fast… a fast that included my beloved family members… just a few of them for now… This particular fast will end this evening with a warm bowl of mom’s vegetable soup… We actually got to taste test (smile) mom’s vegetable soup last…

The reFashion of… Fashion… The Art of Versatility…

I have no idea what inspired my interest in harem pants… or when I actually started to like them… Today, I adore them… Maybe because of their versatility… Maybe because I was somehow persuaded (smile)… I’ve seen many harem pant designs throughout the years… I favor more those designed with the front and back crotch…

Mirror… Mirror… On The Surface of The Water…

Mirror… Mirror… On The Surface of The Water… Reflect For Me… The Blessings of This Daughter… In 2006, my debut novel, A Flower: It Has Its Own Song, was published for the world’s eyes… I began writing my novel perhaps, two or three years earlier, but put it aside for a while to focus on…

The Difference Between Prejudice and Preference…

LIFE IS GOOD… GOOD IS LIFE… My conversations centered around choice… Do I have a choice… Should I have a choice… What is my personal choice… Am I letting myself choose… Is someone else choosing for me… Here’s my input… Since childhood… I was taught the importance of exercising my own mind and heart… of…

Making It A Great New Year and Life… Affirmatively…

Everything has changed and yet, I am more me than I have ever been… ~ lain Thomas A little over a few years ago… I had a conversation with my dad about the beauty and magic of never growing up… always being like a child in heart and in life… Of course, when maturity’s wisdom…