Posts from the ‘Love’ Category

Live your Dream, Love your Dream!’

Life is But a Dream

That indeed is true. The beauties of the world around us are taken for granted. No one other than ourselves can create the dream that we have been destined to live. For Beyoncé her dream was her life of music. Watching her documentary truly gave me and I think everyone else watching that moment they’ve always wanted. A moment to see the real Beyoncé, a moment to believe that she still is a person.

It was truly beautifully written; for her to give us a piece of the real her. It helped me to feel what she felt. BEYONCÉ IS HUMAN! It showed me that we as people have been idolizing those who are “famous”, treating them as God. When really they are just normal people like you and I. They cry, they anger, they laugh, they are human.

She lived her dream, and allowed things to fall into place. She was giving us all of her with so little. It was so grateful, so resilient, so filled with her humility. Beyoncé helped me to realize that many things should be kept where they should be. That when things are to be revealed to you or others they are. The universe, God & you shall be molded together.

She told us that love is real, that love exists. She showed us that we can love each other as people and grow together. We can respect who we are and still be great. We can overcome hard times, we are resilient. We can achieve ANYTHING that exists deep within our soul.

Life is truly but a dream and you have to make those dreams into your life. Watching this documentary today helped me to finally bring about many things I wanted to bring up for all of my Goddess’.

I had longed to create posts to help many to take the initiative to embrace who they are and this I feel was the perfect way to do so.

It doesn’t matter if you saw the documentary or not. Her life and many others lives are a blueprint, a blueprint that may guide us all to our greatness. Her life may not be your guide, but that loss that you encountered it will help you overcome, it will help you to become stronger. That achievement you made will show you that you are exactly where you should be.

Believe in You!! You are a Goddess'(King) and life is more than a dream it is reality.

Thank You for letting us in Carter/Knowles Family.

Love YOU!!,
BkAphrodite

Natural Love!!

Oh the beauty of LOVE!
But the Beauty of NATURAL HAIR LOVE!!!!!!

Found this on Instagram and I fell in love!

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Until next time….

Love,
BkAphrodite

Be My Valentine Giveaway!! Has Ended

I would like to take this time out to wish you a Happy Valentine’s Day!!! You don’t need a date to celebrate you can take yourself on a date and tell yourself how much you love you! Today is about love and spreading the love. You don’t have to be in a relationship! You can simply spend this time with family and friends. Celebrate the love of Life and another chapter in your life! Or I can even be your Valentine 🙂

Decided to share an old poem with you all:

Roses are Red

Violets are Blue

Sugar is Sweet

And so are YOU!

Remember that no one loves you better than yourself!!

As a little thank you for loving you and devoting this Valentine’s Day to yourself first, I have a treat for you!!(Why have chocolate when you can have this….)

Enjoy!!
Good Luck

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Until next time….

Love,
BkAphrodite



“It’s the fire in my eyes”

Today, I had a discussion about poetry and there was one poem that kept appearing in my mind. As the poem came into my head, I just thought about my amazing readers; A poem that makes a BOLD statement and speaks to many in different ways….

A poem by the beautiful and talented, Maya Angelou…ENJOY!

Phenomenal Woman

Pretty women wonder where my secret lies.
I’m not cute or built to suit a fashion model’s size
But when I start to tell them,
They think I’m telling lies.
I say,
It’s in the reach of my arms,
The span of my hips,
The stride of my step,
The curl of my lips.
I’m a woman
Phenomenally.
Phenomenal woman,
That’s me.

I walk into a room
Just as cool as you please,
And to a man,
The fellows stand or
Fall down on their knees.
Then they swarm around me,
A hive of honey bees.
I say,
It’s the fire in my eyes,
And the flash of my teeth,
The swing in my waist,
And the joy in my feet.
I’m a woman
Phenomenally.

Phenomenal woman,
That’s me.

Men themselves have wondered
What they see in me.
They try so much
But they can’t touch
My inner mystery.
When I try to show them,
They say they still can’t see.
I say,
It’s in the arch of my back,
The sun of my smile,
The ride of my breasts,
The grace of my style.
I’m a woman
Phenomenally.
Phenomenal woman,
That’s me.

Now you understand
Just why my head’s not bowed.
I don’t shout or jump about
Or have to talk real loud.
When you see me passing,
It ought to make you proud.
I say,
It’s in the click of my heels,
The bend of my hair,
the palm of my hand,
The need for my care.
’Cause I’m a woman
Phenomenally.
Phenomenal woman,
That’s me.
– Maya Angelou

Until next time….

Love,
BkAphrodite

Hmmm, do I sense a giveaway?!

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I’m so feeling the love, so I decided to spread it too. I will be having a giveaway some time next week. I won’t tell you what it will be just yet, but stay posted and check back for details.

You”ll love it!!

Until next time….

Love,
BkAphrodite

Happy Birthday Bob Marley!

On this day, February 6, 1945, a legend was born; Roberta Nesta. He has become well known to spread
“positive vibrations” through the sounds of his reggae music and thoughts. Today we recognize a great…..Bob Marley!
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Just wanted to take the time to spread some of his messages with you all as motivation & his beautiful natural hair of course. Locs are so beautiful!!!

“Life is one big road with lots of signs. So when you riding through the ruts, don’t complicate your mind. Flee from hate, mischief and jealousy. Don’t bury your thoughts, put your vision to reality. Wake up and live”.
– Bob Marley

“Every man gotta right to decide his own destiny”.
– Bob Marley

“Don’t gain the world and lose your soul, wisdom is better than silver or gold”.
– Bob Marley

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Truth

Words to live by…

“Take the kinks out of your minds not your hair”

– Marcus Garvey

Every time I see this quote I feel a sense of liberation, that I have taken this journey to natural hair. To look into the mirror and be happy with the hair that was given to me.

Until next time…..

Love,
BkAphrodite

Tackling that Demarcation

Having natural hair requires you to take excellent care of your hair. As a natural, hair should remain detangled,ALWAYS!

Especially, if you are transitioning you should make a habit of detangling your hair(when wet of course).

When one is transitioning, there are two completely different textures. The perm ends and your natural strands; they become best friends(always remember that opposites attract). The place where these two textures meet is called the line of demarcation. I am informing you to beware and be wise. I am telling you this only from experience.

Detangle

That is the most important way to protect your transitioning hair.

How you should do this you ask…

First, we throw out all the knowledge we thought we had, about washing our strands.

We wet our hair with room temperature water, really hot water can suffocate our strands and they become dry. Following that we drench our hair with conditioner, trying our best to avoid product that contain alcohol. This too can dry out your hair as well.

Now, for the detangling….it is best to use your fingers to comb through your hair, but we have time to master that. For now, comb conditioner drenched hair with a wide tooth comb. Start detangling from the ends and work your way up. Remember, tender, loving, care!

Braid or twist your freshly detangled hair and tackle the remaining hair.


Tackle that line of Demarcation, don’t let it tackle you!

Until next time….

Love,
BkAphrodite

Words to keep…

“This life is what you make it. Not matter what, you’re going to mess up sometimes, it’s a universal truth. But the good part is you get to decide how you’re going to mess it up. Girls will be your friends – they’ll act like it anyway. But just remember, some come, somg go. The ones that stay with you through everything – they’re your true best friends. Don’t let go of them. Also remember, sisters make the best friends in the world. As for lovers, well, they’ll come and go too. And babe, I hate to say it, most of them – actually pretty much all of them are going to break your heart, but you can’t give up becuase if you give up, you’ll never find your soul mate. You’ll never find that half who makes you whole and that goes for everything. Just because you fail once, doesn’t mean you’re gonna fail at everything. Keep trying, hold on, and always, always, always believe in yourself, because if you don’t, then who will, sweetie? So keep your head high, keep your chin up, and most importantly, keep smiling, because life’s a beautiful thing and there’s so much to smile about.”
– Marilyn Monroe

Until next time…

Love,
BkAphrodite

Love Thee

In life you must first love yourself. There is no other person that could love you better than YOU!

Focus on your dreams and aspirations
Strive to be healthier
Exercise
Pamper
Experience

In life we may come across obstacles but we have to overcome those same obstacles. We may fall but we have to get back up and improve. No one is perfect. Strive to do better than the last. Stand strong and show everyone what we are capable of achieving.

Love Yourself 1st!!!

Until next time….

Love,
BkAphrodite