There I Go, Rising (a tribute to Maya Angelou) – Volume 31

Below is a great post on Maya Angelou.

Words for the Weekend

I learned a valuable lesson from Dr. Maya Angelou, one that helps me look at myself–and others–through the eyes of pragmatic compassion:

“I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.” 

Her death saddens me beyond (my own) words. Funny how it is her own words that now offer me the most comfort, and with them, I offer tribute to a Phenomenal Woman. Through her words–her gift and legacy–still she rises, like dust, like air, like hope.

Look … there she goes …. rising!

Love, light, and words,
Christy and Jennie

Dr. Maya Angelou, via Wiki Dr. Maya Angelou
April 4, 1928 – May 28, 2014
image via Wiki


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