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Sandra Jean-Pierre

Category: Stuff I Love

Show Up

A continuous theme I have running in my head is to Show Up, in my own life especially.  I have a knack of showing up for things and other people but not for myself in the ways that matter the most. But I showed up for myself the other day… Here is the FB post (yeah, I’m one of those Facebook posters) I wrote about it: A very lovely Handlebar Mustachioed Gentleman paid for my Iced Tea Lemonade at Starbucks

Writing

Was given 8 questions not too long ago about my writing and what it means to me and other things. Got me thinking. Even in the midst of the chaos that swirls about me, writing has always been a life line. When I ignore it, when I treat it like a mistress, when I fall in love with it like the first time over and over and over again… It never does me wrong. It is always there to mark

I’ve begun crocheting again. I decided that I needed to be doing something more tactile with my hands, instead of cerebral with my mind.  The internet is a great place – plenty of spots to learn new things and to discover things about yourself that you never knew quite how to express. But I’ve been online steadily for the past few months and I needed something to break the monotony. So I went back to what I know how to

Every Sunday night, I participate in this call-in meditation with a woman I have never met in person.  The best way I can describe her is a Life Coach for Black Women.  Her teachings show you how to be a better you, primarily for YOU, which then allows you to be a better human being to those around you. I can dig that, although at first I scoffed at the idea that I even needed to be life coached by

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