I am very grateful and encouraged to have been nominated for the Beautiful Blog Award and the Inspiring Blogger Award by Mahogany who has a wonderful blog filled with daily inspiration, videos and classes to help you live a life of bliss, check this sister out!
Today I saw Life of Pi (the movie based on Yann Martel’s best-seller) as an Sunday treat to myself. I will try not to give away too much of the movie but I felt led to reflect on the overall message. The main character named Pi (as someone with a weird name I was already on his side, LOL!), is a spiritually curious Indian boy who decides to follow Hinduism, Christianity and Islam in a search for God’s truth.As a child I also looked into many religions of my own accord and through a mandatory extra period of World Religions class required by the “gifted” program I was placed in during Junior High School. I ordered a Book of Mormon but before it could arrive at my house I discovered what Mormons thought of Black people prior to the 1970′s and ended up throwing it away and writing a Black Power note on the reply card and promptly sending it back to the Mormons (my first Act of Black Liberation Theology). I read some of Siddhartha and found Buddhism attractive not as a religion but as a call to find my own spiritual path.
“Be joyful always; pray continually; give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.”-Thessalonians 5:16-18
Happy Thanksgiving!!! I am grateful for everyone who reads and follows this blog. I am also grateful for all of the inspiring bloggers who offer advice, poetry, fashion and humor to me and others because they make this crazy internet a more positive place.
Today I got a sweet surprise when Mahoganyover @ Crazy, Fun, Sexy Guide for Women nominated me for the, “Sunshine Award”! Her site provides free words of inspiration, bliss tips and video blogs that help women live a life of joy. Follow her on twitter: @CrazyFunSexy. I really appreciate Mahogany for thinking of me!