Why Black Lives Matter’s Resistance Affects Everyone

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His name was George Floyd, he was 46 years old. On Monday, May 25, 2020, he attempted to pay with a forged $ 20 bill in a Minneapolis store. The police were called. White agent Derek Chauvin, to whom eighteen complaints (!)  had previously been filed, responded to the call. He violently knocked the unarmed […]

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Do Winners Never Quit?

This got me thinking; People always say, Winners don’t quit.” But, I disagree there. Winners quite all the time. They quit jobs, relationships, habits and thoughts when they recognize that they no longer align with their purpose. It takes courage to quiet things. It takes discipline to say “no” to immediate pleasures so that you […]

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Dealing With Tension

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Good morning… how do you all handle tension? I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately. During the past ten months, I’ve spent a great deal of time in limbo, and being in limbo is so uncomfortable for me. Waiting to hear about projects…. waiting for job interviews to come… so much waiting. Sometimes the […]

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Thoughts on paper

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We yearn for connection, yet isolate ourselves. We seek love but fear loss. We dream for someday, instead of trying for today. We want change, but don’t want to change. We over-consume, then wonder why there’s no space to create. We love the ocean, yet buy plastic. We advocate for education, then bury our students […]

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26 Fun Facts

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I thought it would be fun to share 26 fun facts that you may or may not know about me. I love learning a little more about the people behind some of my favourite blogs, so I hope you enjoy reading my little list below too! My name is Jennifer Mercera and I live in The […]

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Value

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Hi, darlings it’s been a minute, I needed a lil recharge to get my creative juices flowing, and I worked on self-care. There have been so many changes (all good) in my life for the past couple of months…  You don’t realize how much you work until you stop working! But let’s talk about our value. […]

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