Interview & Book Review: Amena Brown, Author of How To Fix a Broken Record

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Amena Brown is an author, spoken word poet, speaker and event host. The author of five spoken word albums and two non-fiction books, How to Fix a Broken Record (2017)and Breaking Old Rhythms (2013), Amena performs and speaks at events from coffeehouses to arenas with a mix of poetry, humor, and storytelling. She and her husband, DJ Opdiggy, reside in Atlanta, Georgia.

Day 5: Finding Hope in Unmet Expectations – Trust

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I’m used to being let down. I’m used to looking at myself through the lens of other women, instead of resting in the promise that I am fearfully and wonderfully made. When I look at another woman, I must know and feel, that she too is fearfully and wonderfully made.

Ringing in the New Year – 2017 Soul Playa

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Last year I chose White Space as my 2016 phrase. It worked out most days. I had to keep reminding myself of the commitment I’d made to live a life of less mental traffic. This

In Observation of Joy – Solitude

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I am awake before my husband and son this morning.  Instead of rolling under the covers for a few more minutes of rest, I get out of bed, wrap a sweater around myself, slip on my