We’re not only writers, we’re readers and below are some of the highlights of the past few weeks that we wish to share:
Shatter Unnecessary Comfort Zones – About three years ago, I had one of the most exciting experiences of my life: I went kayaking. As someone who cannot swim, the thought of kayaking is something I would have never imagined I would do. One of my best friends, Dr. Renaldo Blocker, convinced me to go kayaking, although I was opposed at first. Even though I knew there were some potential risks associated with kayaking, I did not allow those risks to prevent me from having a truly fun adventure… (REVPAID)
The Side Chick Chronicles~ Part One – Let’s not be coy, infidelity has become the new normal. So for all the side chicks, aspiring side chicks and side chicks who don’t know they’re side chicks this is for you. I encourage the “main chick” to follow my story as well, just as a precautionary measure so you know what you are potentially up against. (BMARIE)
The Feminine Imperative – Circa 1300 – For all of the influence that the church exerted in using chivalry as a social contract, it was primarily a contract played out amongst men. With the notable exceptions of a few select Queens and Jeanne d’Arc, it was only men who had any true social input either publicly or privately during this time. It wasn’t until the mid-thirteenth century that (noble) women would insert their own imperative into the concept of chivalry. (RATIONALMALE)
Calls for Williams sisters to return to Indian Wells are wrong – As a black woman, it has always been difficult for me to find the right words to describe to others the effects of racism on the psyche. To describe what it feels like to be stripped of your dignity and made to feel as if you’re nothing, simply because your skin is of a darker hue. To describe why certain words immediately set you off because there is no way to mask the hateful intent behind them… (SPORTSIL)
The Best Dressed And Most Stylish Men Of 2013 – When men dress sharp they rise above the everyday norm, and stand out from the typical jeans and t-shirt apparel often found in public. And as you know, dressing your best draws in positive attention plus boosts your confidence. It means being aware of your own individual and personal style, and understanding that the first impression often is the most important one. Yet it takes a powerful man to realize what’s fashionable in his age group and attempt to dress above it. (NEXTLUXURY)See some words or phrases that you don't understand? Check out The Dragon's Lexicon.