The voice of the people needs documentation. This job rests squarely with the people. If left up to others, the story will never be accurate enough to represent the people truly. We need to give our writers our attention. They are the gatekeepers to our future knowing our present.
Just A Thought
This article is for you if you have ever heard the 'eight rivers' explanation of our beloved Ocho Rios' naming. It's incredible what detail can do. If we pay attention to the details of our past, we will uncover many 'modified truths' in the journey Emancipate our minds.
There are qualities that humans have that make us unique. For so long, we’ve been fighting with our external world, to make our lives better. We use natural resources to power our homes and advanced weaponry to protect ourselves from each other and other animals. These traits have made us the most dominate species. Coincidently, […]
It is our personality that makes us the power-filled human beings that we are. Our skin is the wrapper of all our energy. Never, ever be ashamed of your black skin. It carries centuries of dignity and pride. Stand tall little princess.
When you recognize that there is an imbalance in life, the only way to fix it is to look into yourself and fix what you see. That action is the key to change. Anything else will lead you down the same road, again and again. Look into yourself. Take stock of what you can fix in you. Once that is done, look how the new you can now help others do the same thing.
We need a friend during life. Some of are lucky to have more than one true friend. We need to know that friendship might have parameters but there should be no boundary for honesty. It should be the one characteristic we continuously don't compromise on.
We were born with two ears and one mouth. Our elders tell us that happened to give us a hint. We are to listen twice as much as we talk. But do we take heed? Are we listening? Do we practice what we learn? Try to do it for one day and see what happens. Seriously! Try.
We are a people with an eclectic past and present—the melting pot of the Caribbean of cultures to make one. Our Mother Tongue is Patois. It is a language wrapped in English, French, Spanish, and languages throughout the African continent. Where is your allegiance?
There is something about a father's love. Daddy carries the power in his words that can change a person's life. Dads should not take this ability lightly. It should be used wisely and measured. Your children do more than listen to what you say. They pay close attention to your actions, as they speak louder than words.
If you want to take off about 20 lbs of weight., try forgiveness. When we harbour hard feelings, it weighs us down and causes undo stress. That same stress turns into life altering manifestations which affect us negatively. Forgiveness on the other hand, opens up a life of freedom which can be duplicated by nothing. Try it.