Posts in category "Spirituality"

100 Resolutions for the New Year (Chicks Rule!)

100 Resolutions for the New Year (Chicks Rule!)
by Zondra Hughes Here are 100 New Year’s Resolutions designed to empower Chicks and fortify the Universal Sisterhood, so, please feel free to add your own.   I Resolve… To listen to my “first mind.” To shed the skin of self-doubt–and to shed those who make me feel doubtful. To never be ashamed of my... Read more »

The Fight of My Life...

The Fight of My Life...
By Yanni Brown I believe that we are all connected. Some of us have to disconnect in order to re-connect while others simply need to open their inputs (hearts) in order to receive the connection. We were not meant to live alone, exist alone or succeed alone. We need each other to survive.   This... Read more »

MegaFest 2013: A Lesson from Oprah's LifeClass

MegaFest 2013: A Lesson from Oprah's LifeClass
Six Brown Chicks correspondent Toni Spearman covered the MegaFest 2013 for us this year, and the assignment became a life-changing experience. Here’s her account. By Toni Spearman More than 50,000 people from all over the world that gathered in Dallas recently to celebrate the world’s largest family fun festival, the MegaFest. I had never seen... Read more »
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Six Life Lessons Women Have Taught Me

By Liz Lampkin Life is a journey and with each experience there are lessons that can–or should–make us better. The life lessons that have shaped me most have come from women, and my conversations and observations of them. Here are a few life lessons that I’d like to share with you. Lesson 1. Be yourself.... Read more »

The Bottom of Beautiful Things

By Yanni Brown I believe that everyone comes to a place in their lives where they question themselves, who they are, who they want to become. It could just be me, questioning, wondering if I am doing and being what was planned for me to do and be. If I can be naked for a... Read more »

Do You Have Your Pearls?

By: Yanni Brown Pearls of Wisdom Never Goes Out of Style… Over the years generations have passed down insightful information, thoughtful little nuggets of wisdom, and precious pearls of information on life’s lessons learned.   It’s 2013 and everything that we could possibly want is literally within reach with the touch of our fingertips. We... Read more »
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10 Things you should NEVER say to a Widow

by Dawgelene “Dr Dawj” Sangster As I approach the one-year anniversary of being a widow, I am realizing that some days I feel as though the pain is so new, and other days it’s more tolerable.  What I have found to be so true to me and from support groups I have interacted with; is... Read more »

Painful Secrets: When a Woman Beats a Man

By Toni Spearman This blog is going to be difficult for me. I can tell you that right off the bat. I’m exasperated by an unsettling dilemma; domestic violence against African American men in our society. Yes, the brothers suffer violent situations at the hand of their women sometimes, too.  Although females are the usual... Read more »

The 5 Power Smiles: Do it now!

The 5 Power Smiles: Do it now!
By Dr. Dawj Smiles matter. When I was a girl, I enjoyed playtime with my sister, who was a special needs child. Many didn’t–and still don’t–understand what it takes to really embrace and live with someone with special needs. We often had to deal with people making fun of us because she had special needs... Read more »
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Conversations with Katie, My Ultimate Brown Chick

Conversations with Katie, My Ultimate Brown Chick
by Yolanda “Yanni” Brown I love the amazing conversations that I have with my mom. She’s a no-holds-barred kind of conversationalist and she delivers each and every time. I’ve been really frustrated lately about some things lately and like always, I can go to my mom without criticism or hearing “I told you so.”  She... Read more »