It’s my Birthday: Thank you mom for helping me be fearless and giving me wings

psychologistmimi

It is that time of year again whereby I stop, pause, and thank my mom. Well, I have always thanked my mom.   Probably not enough while she was alive. There’s never enough time. But there is always enough sadness and guilt when they depart this earth.  But it is my birthday and I don’t want to be weighed down by that guilt and sadness. I do that plenty of other days.   Today is celebratory, including the adoration of my mother.

See, one’s birthday is not just about oneself. My mom labored hard for me to come into this world. My birthday is a day to recognize her love and care of me from birth till she left.  Every year, I thank her on my birthday even though she is no longer around to hear my thanks. And every year, there is a different theme to my gratitude. Weird? Maybe.  I…

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STORY BEHIND . BODY AND SOUL . JOSÉ JAMES

Jazz You Too

Composed when Johnny Green was in London in 1930, the song was firstly recorded by Jack Hylton & His Orchestra in Britain. It was introduced by vocalist Jack Fulton, reaching the charts and helding the number one for six weeks. In spite of its quick popularity, the song was banned from radio for almost a year because of its very suggestive lyrics. The following two decades testified its growing popularity with an amazing number of renditions that made the charts. The first jazz musician to record the tune was Louis Armstrong in 1930, his version was very close to the original,  it was Henry “Red” Allen another New Orleans’ trumpeter who firstly explored its improvisational possibilities.

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Strength 💪

NotJustAMum

Strength does not come from winning,your struggles develop your strengths,when you go through hardships and decide not to surrender,that is strength.

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Never apologise for being sensative or emotional. Let this be a sign that you’ve got a big heart and aren’t afraid to let others see it.showing your emotions is a sign of strength.

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Working hard for something we don’t care about is called stress.Working hard for something we love is called passion.

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I love it when the coffee kicks in and I realize what an adorable badass I’m going to be today.

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Believe in yourself a little more, grow through what you go through,forget the mistake Remember the lesson,and always remember you are like a diamond resilient,strong and beautiful 💎

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