Month: February 2020

Manifesting With Self-Love Jars
Healing Blogs, Spirituality

Manifesting With Self-Love Jars

The new moon in Pisces today February 23rd is bringing intense energy that is stirring us up emotionally in the midst of this mercury retrograde. I welcome the new moons as they give us a chance to manifest and start fresh with setting new intentions for the upcoming moon cycle. This moon cycle and retrograde are both special as they will propel us into the new year that starts at the beginning of spring next month. Back in December I created my first self-love jar to add to my moon ritual. I found healing in doing this and have been seeing the results unfolding exponentially. I’ll be making a new one tonight to go along with my new intentions. I’m considering making one for Freedom as well. In order to make a self-love jar you’ll need a jar first and foremost to place all of the ...
Lessons in Art Class: Self-Love Is The Best Love
Inspiration Blogs, Teaching

Lessons in Art Class: Self-Love Is The Best Love

Yesterday was the calendar holiday Valentine’s Day. Some of my students celebrated this on Thursday since the students were out of school on that Friday. I watched in the hallway as students passed out gifts to their friends, boyfriends, and girlfriends with excitement. I also noticed that some of my students were empty handed and some were even sad. Fortunately, I had a lesson plan for the day that wasn’t typical for Valentine’s Day that also tied into black history month. Before I could introduce the lesson to my 3rd period 8th grade students, I felt a heavy wave of sadness flood the room. Before we meditated I asked, “How are we feeling today” as I could feel tension coming from the right side of the room. KeKe spoke up, “I’m not having a good day! I didn’t get anything for Valentine’s...