RIP Maya Angelou – You left us with so many important quotes – words of wisdom and truth. You will be missed but never forgotten.
I had different plans for my writing time today, but when I heard of Maya Angelou’s death I was drawn like a coin to a magnet into a whirlwind of emotion. I cannot let the day go by without honoring her in some way and so it is I put pen to paper, the one place where my words sound most authentic to me, where I can speak from my heart, like I witnessed her do so many times. I knew she knew that place of purity and honesty. It’s why her words were so powerful. Truth is power. She always reminded me of the importance of truth.
I honor her for the courage it surely took to rise above her life circumstances and speak clearly and without hesitation – something I struggle mightily to do. The world is a cruel and vicious place and yet, when we dig down deep and…
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