Love's Paradise

I am a daughter, a mother, a teacher, a poet, a friend, a lover, and I am on a constant journey of growth and peace. I am living life one day at a time, and enjoy every moment that I catch along the way.

“I Don’t Apologize For My Blackness and YOUR Fear”


Robert Downey Jr., on having confidence in yourself (x).

He posted this to his facebook with the caption: I call it “Tony Starking.”

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Look who’s hanging out with her favorite auntie….  #stinka
She couldn’t wait to take Ruby for a spin. Lol…She looks good behind the wheel. #teamvw #sexy #cool #classicbeauty




Throwback - Celebrities Recreate Iconic Covers for Ebony Magazine’s 65th Anniversary (2010)

To celebrate its 65th anniversary issue and icons of the past and present, EBONY magazine asked their favorite entertainers to pose in modern-day recreations of those covers for a one-of-a-kind look back at the past.

Featuring: Regina King (as Eartha Kitt), Mary J. Blige (as Diana Ross), Nia Long (as Dorothy Dandridge), John Legend (as Duke Ellington), Lamman Rucker (as Richard Roundtree), Taraji P. Henson (as Diahann Carroll), Blair Underwood (as Sidney Poitier), Jurnee Smollett (as Lena Horne), Usher Raymond (as Sammy Davis, Jr.), and Samuel L. Jackson (as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.), among others.

Love this!


I want all of them

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"It is easy enough to be friendly to one’s friends. But to befriend the one who regards himself as your enemy is the quintessence of true religion. The other is mere business."
Mahatma Gandhi (via purplebuddhaproject)

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"It is possible to live twenty-four hours a day in a state of love. Every movement, every glance, every thought, and every word can be infused with love."
Thích Nhất Hạnh (via purplebuddhaproject)

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