sometimes, just sometimes i wish someone had my back like i have theirs someone at least as capable as me to handle it ALL someone other than another black woman i birthed the world do i have to carry it too? #BlackWomanInTheWorld (c) 2017 candi dugas, llc Advertisements
“If I’m going to sing like someone else, then I don’t need to sing at all.” ~Billie Holiday (c) 2014 candi dugas, llc
“Born a slave somewhere in Tennessee, Mary lived to become one of the freest souls ever to draw a breath, or a .38.” ~Gary Cooper (c) candi dugas, llc 2014
As I grew up, I learned what works for me. … You can’t dance in a long dress. ~Tina Turner (c) candi dugas, llc 2014
We can only learn and advance with contradictions. The faithfulness inside should meet the doubtful. The doubtful should meet the faithful. Human slowly advances and becomes mature when [she] accepts [her] contradictions. ~Shams Tabrizi (c) candi dugas, llc 2013. Image: oliviou-krakus.deviantart.com
No mind, no form, I only exist; Now ceased all will and thought, The final end of Nature’s dance. I am it whom I have sought. ~Rumi (c) 2013 candi dugas, llc. Image: cheesburgerbuddha.blogspot.com
Seek the wisdom that will untie your knot. Seek the path that demands your whole being. ~Rumi (c) 2013, candi dugas, llc. Image from lonewalker.walkingplaces.co.uk.