Black Love Series Part

For the month of February, Madinina Kiss will be celebrating Black Love instead of Valentines Day in honor of Black History.  I did not realize that God was kindling spirits to promote the spirit of Love in our community.  When I felt the urge to do something different for “Valentines Day” this year, by showing love to other Black Owned Business, reminding my followers about self Love and above all the Love of God, I was completely unaware that a movement had already begun.  Thanks to a movement started by a sister named Ayo Handy-Kendi, I am in right in line with God’s Plan: Black Love 2017

The Best Kind of Love is God’s Love

The month of February for me has always been a month of self-awareness and reflection.  Between Valentines Day and Black History Month, it is a time to look at our lives, and gain strength and find love.  The bible tells us that God so loved the world that He gave His only Begotten Son, that whosoever believes in Him shall no perish but have everlasting Life (John 3:16).  This is the same Son that sacrificed His life so we may always find grace and mercy with our Father, our Creator.  Imagine that kind love.  

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Self Love.
It took me a long time to love myself.  Tear The Veil, Inc. was created for that reason.  I have been on a mission to discover the “me” God created me to be.  I still struggle, especially when my inner child rears its ugly head, eager to please my mother, yet still feeling judged, paying for a pain I did not cause.  I don’t doubt that my mother loves me, but I can’t shake the feeling that I am being blamed for a very painful part of her life.  When the inner child shows up, I don’t see my adult self.  My mind creates a block, and I can feel myself as a seven-year-old, struggling to embrace my womanhood.  Self Love…I sometimes feel that I have given out so much love, that I have none left for me.  Self Love…Loving yourself so much, that you can not hurt yourself, cause yourself pain, break your own heart. Stay Tuned because we are coming back, bigger and better than before.  There is a voice that needs to be heard, and there are people waiting for a testimony of how “LOVE” conquered all.

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Black Love
In honor of “Black History Month”, we must take the time to remember those who loved us so much, that they too made a sacrifice so that the generations coming after them would not ever suffer the degradation of slavery, civil rights, human right and human equality.  People like Harriet Tubman, Sojourner Truth, Dr. Martin Luther King, Madiba aka Nelson Mandela, Marcus Garvey, Malcolm X and so many others who stood in the gap for my generation and generations to come without truly knowing the outcome, no knowing the people who would benefit from their sacrifice. I think Jay- Z Said it best: Rosa Park Sat so Martin Luther King could Walk, Martin Luther King Walked so Obama could Run, Obama Ran so WE ALL CAN FLY!!! Black Love…

And don’t forget to treat yourself.  No need to wait for that special someone to buy you a gift.  You can get your own gift of love.  Madinina Kiss has the perfect Black Love Day Gift.  Our Lover’s Brew Body Oil is perfect for that special time with that “Special Someone” or that alone time with yourself.  Made with a wonderful blend Coconut Oil, Olive Oil, Grapeseed Oil, Safflower Oil and Essential Oil, out Lover’s Brew Oil will leave your skin soft and sexy.

Show yourself or someone some “LOVE” on this Black Love Day.  
Just “SPREAD THE LOVE”

 

There’s a Stranger in the House

I take a moment from Madinina Kiss, to address a concern that will affect all Americans: The effects of the Executive Order attempting to ban certain groups of people from entering the United States.

I guess as an African- American woman, I should be sitting back with some popcorn and a glass of wine and watch this horrific movie we are calling “The United States of America”.  Contrary to popular belief, like the ones in office, we, as Black People, stand for justice, civil liberties and freedom.  I mean we had to fight for it ourselves, right?

When there was a cry to our Great Nation that #BlackLivesMatter, we were ridiculed, and mocked us by saying #AllLivesMatter? Really?   Yet hee we are defending not only Black Lives but Gay Lives, Women Lives, Muslim Lives, Womb Lives all because The Nation would not listen.

Now we are facing immigration ban issues, among other things, targeting the Muslims, (and not to mention that there is the threat to women’s reproductive rights that is about to set us back 50 years), we all forgot one group of people: The Native Americans.

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We, as “Americans”  are standing on stolen property.  Fighting for equal rights while we are forgetting the ones who truly deserve “equal” rights, not tribunal sovereignty. Turning away innocent people will not change 9-11.  It will not bring back the loved lost, not=r erase that horrific day from our memories.  So why is our new President, so hell bent on condemning those who took no part in the acts of terrorism?  Who are themselves looking to escape from the suffering of those countries? Did we forget that our country was based on the same principal? Were not our “founding fathers” seeking religious freedom?  and yet here is a man, who is unconstitutionally seeking undo the foundation of what he claims “Makes America Great!”

Since he wants to put up borders, why not tear down Ellis Island, and return the Statue Of Liberty to France?

Please remember: IF YOU ARE NOT A NATIVE AMERICAN, YOU ARE AN IMMIGRANT.  If you came to the U.S. against your will, you are an immigrant.

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17 For the LORD your God is God of gods and Lord of lords, the great God, mighty and awesome, who shows no partiality and accepts no bribes.  18 He defends the cause of the fatherless and the widow and loves the foreigner residing among you, giving them food and clothing.  19 And you are to love those who are foreigners, for you yourselves were foreigners in Egypt.

Never Forget Whose Land We are Occupying,

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