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Locs for Life

Author : Kalimah Johnson, LMSW, ACSW
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Have you ever thought about locking your African textured/type hair? Are you afraid what others will say or think about you? Do you need a guide to help you through the process? Do you already have Locs/Locks/Dreads and need style/care ideas or encouragement from other sisters who have? If you have answered yes to any of these questions then "Locs For Life: The Root to Well Being for African American Women" is the book for you! It is an easy read with a plethora of stories outlining the journey of hair locking. Topics such as colorism, racism, beauty standards and other social issues are candidily discussed by the writer. What is most unique about this book is that the writer prepares you for the emotional/spiritual aspects of hair locking. Kalimah Johnson is Masters Level Social Worker and uses those tools to discuss this topic from a sensitive and comprehensive standpoint. Her expertise and courageous efforts will provide you with all the tools, power and knowledge you will need to inspire you to wear your hair out in the world "as is".

Life Lessons Locs

Author : Joanna Fleming
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Do you currently struggle with maintaining your natural hair? Do you want to grow healthy locs but don't know where to start?What if you were viewed as different because of the hair that naturally grows from your head? What if deep-rooted misconceptions twisted your self-perception, making it difficult to love the skin you're in? A TRUE STORY through the lens of a brown-skinned girl with tightly coiled hair addresses these often overlooked issues through an emotional natural hair and loc journey. Offering practical tips and working solutions to natural hair obstacles, Naturally Motivated Lady shares personal experiences to help you to avoid unnecessary mistakes. She also shares how to skillfully approach choosing between 8 different ways of starting and growing healthy locs. Naturally Motivated Lady provides an eye-opening perspective into relatable and timeless life lessons that most people would never imagine learning from their hair. Whether you have locs, loose natural hair, or relaxed hair, you can benefit from this unique perspective that digs into truths and biases about afro-textured hair that affect our self-perception as well as how we view others. This book provides insight on nurturing locs and natural hair, gaining confidence, and learning powerful lessons that can enhance people's lives.

Locs Life and Love Pt 2 The Knotty Chroniclez

Author : Fly Ty Unchained
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Locs Life and Love The Knotty Chroniclez By Andr a Deberry Fly Ty Unchained

Author : Fly Ty Unchained
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This book is the compilation of both authors' perspectives described through poetry. Although we have never physically met, our connection is one of higher plateau; a connection of a two individuals from different backgrounds but essentially the same experience-the experience of a black man and woman. This book was birthed out of online interaction and divine inspiration, out of the recognition of pure talent and a desire of ours to have our voices heard. It is our hope that this book be an inspiration, an eye-opener, and a true experience to all who read it. This work of ours speaks about love, passion, longing, as well as difficult issues such as abortion, domestic violence, and even slavery. This book is coming from our hearts, it is a song set to our beat, it is a sonnet to those with no voice, it is our love for our people and each other placed in black and white. So, read this book with an open mind and heart and hear our conversation-our Knotty Chroniclez...

Loc Life

Author : Linita Butler
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Welcome to this exclusive, exciting, bodacious edition titled, "Loc Life: Lifestyles of Tenacious Men." Join us as we examine the lifestyles of ten unique men. Herein we explore careers, health, fitness and nutrition, spiritual belief systems, and each one's unique hair journey. "Tenacious" is the word that comes to mind when I think of these men. As you read their stories and learn how they thought about, and carried out many important life decisions that ultimately included their resolution to Loc their hair. Men with tenacity have the power to stick to their choices; and they hold on to the things that are important and dear to them. Men of African descent living in America, who have made the decision to Loc their hair, generally wear their hair proudly, like a crown of glory! In this edition of the Loc Life series, we honor and ex-alt these men who unashamedly, and with pride, wear their hair in Locs. You can find them in the work place, in places of worship, in the marketplace, while practicing physical fitness, and in their everyday lives. They are embracing their natural hair, while dealing with the many misconceptions, and the misinformation; qualities of which are hallmarks of tenacious people. Vivid color photos depicting lifestyles, careers, hobbies, fitness, and more, are beautifully and intri-cately woven within the very fabric of this book. Rich life stories and their hair journeys are documented to share their outstanding passages while becoming and being tenacious men.

The Facts of Life in the Ghetto R B G Edition Volume 1 My Thoughts in Rhyme

Author : Fly TY Unchained
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Life Love Locs

Author : Ana Publishing
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Life Love & Locs Notebook Whether you're looking to journal your feelings daily, or you are in need of a great gift, this afrocentric notebook will surely lift your spirits and put some joy and happiness in your life. What are your journaling goals? Do you need to focus on the positive? This book will provide a good space to write your thoughts, so use it as a place to track your daily thoughts and emotions, or keep track of simple acts of kindness and notes. Add To Cart Now A perfect place for your reflection and prayer time, this notepad lets you reflect on the good things in life, and those important people who put a smile on your face, so track daily feelings. Features: 120 undated pages Space to write daily affirmations for great moments and important people You may use this notebook in any way you choose Product Description: 6x9" 120 pages Uniquely designed matte cover High quality, heavy paper Ideas On How To Use This Tracker: Mother's Day Gift Birthday Gift Stocking Stuffer Teacher Gift Coworker Gift Graduation Gift

Inspire

Author : Nykieria Chaney
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She is coconut oil and shea butter. Sprinkling ancestral knowledge, this journal is for the writer that is grounded on her loc journey. Her locs each tell a different story, holding onto her secrets while strengthening her core. We are proud of our coiled and kinky hair. Inspirational quotes from women of color are throughout the pages to guide you along your way. The iNspire Journal Collection is a series of journals dedicated to the representation of African American writers throughout the arts.

Enjoy Life Magazine Volume 10 Issue 3

Author : Lakesha Woods
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Loneliness Lament

Author : Patricia J. Huntington
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The author poses that loneliness does not only consist of the heartfelt absences of a friend, partner, spouse, or child, but rather stems from a radical breach in one's life journey. She develops a philosophy of receptivity and a portrait of redemptive suffering. By fully exploring notions of pain, she also examines how the relation between the heart's musical attunement and meaning-filled life passages can lead one to a more spiritual philosophy and a more independent life.

Literature Life and Modernity

Author : Richard Eldridge
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Richard Eldridge explores the ability of dense and formally interesting literature to respond to the complexities of modern life. Beyond simple entertainment, difficult modern works cultivate reflective depth and help their readers order and interpret their lives as subjects in relation to complex economies and technological systems. By imagining themselves in the role of the protagonist or the authorial persona, readers become immersed in structures of sustained attention, under which concrete possibilities of meaningful life, along with difficulties that block their realization, are tracked and clarified. Literary form, Eldridge argues, generates structures of care, reflection, and investment within readers, shaping if not stabilizing their interactions with everyday objects and events. Through the experience of literary forms of attention, readers may come to think and live more actively, more fully engaging with modern life, rather than passively suffering it. Eldridge considers the thought of Descartes, Kant, Adorno, Benjamin, Stanley Cavell, and Charles Taylor in his discussion of Goethe, Wordsworth, Rilke, Stoppard, and Sebald, advancing a philosophy of literature that addresses our desire to read and the meaning and satisfaction that literary attention brings to our fragmented modern lives.

The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe

Author : Daniel Defoe
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The Battle of Life

Author : Charles Dickens
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The Battle of Life: A Love Story is the fourth of Dickens's five Christmas books and the only one without a supernatural theme. A group of philosophical friends meet over breakfast in the woods to discuss the serious questions of life while the four daughters of one of them sing dance naturally. It's a book about the virtues of a regular, decent, simple life not stifled by the harshness of ideas.

The Poetical Works with His Letters and Journals and His Life by His Son

Author : George Crabbe
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Letters from a Life Vol 1 1923 39

Author : Benjamin Britten
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Volume One of these remarkable letters and diaries opens with a letter from Britten aged nine to his formidable mother, Edith. Music is already at the centre of his life, and it accompanies him through prep and public school and then to London to the Royal College of Music, where the phenomenally gifted but inexperienced young composer is plunged into metropolitan life and makes influential new friends, among them W. H. Auden and Christopher Isherwood. This was a time of prodigious musical creativity, a growing awareness of his sexuality, and the dawning of his political convictions. Most importantly, during this period Britten met Peter Pears and established the musical and personal relationship that was to last a lifetime. Volume One comes to a close in May 1939, when Britten, accompanied by Pears, departs for North America. The letters and diaries in this illuminating first volume and its successor are supplemented by the editors' detailed commentary and by exhaustive contemporary documentation. Together they constitute a comprehensive portrait not only of the composer but of an age.

The Fast Life

Author : Johnnie Ray Bishop Jr
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Johnnie Ray Bishop Jr November 19, 1988 Fort Worth Texas, United States Served in the Marine Corps in 2007 -2011 War veteran did two tours one in Afghanistan another one in Iraq.

Milady Standard Natural Hair Care Braiding

Author : Diane Carol Bailey
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Milady Standard Natural Hair Care and Braiding is designed to be the training resource of choice for individuals committed to nurturing textured hair and providing excellent natural hair care services. This book introduces the technical and creative aspects of braiding, styling, and grooming hair that is naturally curly, kinky, or multi-textured. Also included, are 17 procedures with step-by-step photos and detailed instructions in techniques for styling and grooming natural hair and natural hair additions. This is a “must have” for those who are serious about developing a wide range of services and building a broad, diverse client base--crucial elements for success in the flourishing hair care industry. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Life You Save May Be Your Own

Author : Paul Elie
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The story of four modern American Catholics who made literature out of their search for God In the mid-twentieth century four American Catholics came to believe that the best way to explore the questions of religious faith was to write about them-in works that readers of all kinds could admire. The Life You Save May Be Your Own is their story-a vivid and enthralling account of great writers and their power over us. Thomas Merton was a Trappist monk in Kentucky; Dorothy Day the founder of the Catholic Worker in New York; Flannery O'Connor a "Christ-haunted" literary prodigy in Georgia; Walker Percy a doctor in New Orleans who quit medicine to write fiction and philosophy. A friend came up with a name for them-the School of the Holy Ghost-and for three decades they exchanged letters, ardently read one another's books, and grappled with what one of them called a "predicament shared in common." A pilgrimage is a journey taken in light of a story; and in The Life You Save May Be Your Own Paul Elie tells these writers' story as a pilgrimage from the God-obsessed literary past of Dante and Dostoevsky out into the thrilling chaos of postwar American life. It is a story of how the Catholic faith, in their vision of things, took on forms the faithful could not have anticipated. And it is a story about the ways we look to great books and writers to help us make sense of our experience, about the power of literature to change-to save-our lives.

The Life of the Rev Thomas Scott D D Rector of Aston Sandford Bucks

Author : John Scott
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The Seed of New Life

Author : Elise Tykkyläinen
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This is a fascinating autobiographical story about a Finnish woman’s life in Egypt where she got pregnant and gave birth to a new life with a Bedouin man. The author says Finland and Egypt are like night and day. There is nothing similar with them. “The village was called Arab Abou Tamma. If I understood it right, all the people in the village were in some way related to each other. I often wondered what made them live so close together. Was it fear? What would they have been afraid of, in a small village, surrounded by flowering gardens and where farmers tilled their land along the Nile? Women washed their laundry at the fork of the Nile, which also served as a dump. Strange crustaceans and whatever living things from the river would move around at that little fork of the river. Everything was dirty and full of sand. I was a freak for them. No one understood why I was staying in that village, and I did not understand it myself either. I could not go anywhere by myself, even though I was longing for loneliness or to just go out for a walk. I lived in the same house with my husband's family, symbolically saying, chained, and no one understood me. I was deeply depressed and withered inside, but I did not know where else to go.”