A very good definition of privilege.
i was really excited to brush my teeth, but now i am too tired to get out of bed.
Toni Cade Bambara, “What It Is I Think I’m Doing Anyhow,” from the Janet Sternbergh-edited “The Writer on Her Work,” published by Norton in 1980.
I added the publication information and a link to the page on Google books. I think it is important for us to source quotes, particularly by writers like Bambara who have set such goodness in motion, so that there work can be more seriously engaged by interested people. -jalylah
i hate writing posts. it’s really hard. i was going to write something about this thing that happened but…too hard!
“I love identifying the divine source as the “Universe” because it implicates you and me, inherently.
It does not conjure thoughts of one person or entity. It does not invoke a man, a prophet or a hierarchy. It invokes us, and by calling on it we affirm that we are a part of the power that answers our own prayers and wishes — not an external source or an all mighty white man.
Because the Universe is you … and yo mama. You both are the universe. We all are the divine power. “” —
From “Why I Love The Universe More Than I Love God.”
literally have watched the whole fourth season of the l world in the past two days