Monday, September 28, 2020

It's MONDAY!!

It's Monday... I'm excited. Monday is like the most motivational day for me. It's the start of the work week, school week, I'm rested after Sunday, and I'm definitely going to be reading a book later today πŸ™ŒπŸΎπŸ™ŒπŸΎπŸ™ŒπŸΎ  

What is there not to be excited about?!

Now that we mentioned how motivating Mondays are ((because I seriously LOVE Mondays 😍😍)), I figured I'd talk about what motivated me to start this blog. I was searching for peace and once I found it, I became determined to share it. 

With anyone.

With EVERYONE!

I feel like peace should be for all. Peace within. Peace without. Peace among. Peace for all. I also wanted to clear up the misconceptions on peace. It's not absence of bad days or negative energy, things, thoughts, or vibes. It's not happy all the time. It's not "positive vibes only✌🏾". 

It's keeping calm during a toddler melt down. It's valuing your safety after a fender bender that made you late. It's enjoyed the ride after you drove 30 mins only to find the establishment is closed. It's the calm in the storm. It's the gratitude in the moment. It's living IN THE MOMENT. 

It's stillness. 

It's a hug from the wind. 

Kisses from the cold raindrops. 

It's a laugh in the middle of crying because all of the emotions need to be felt and released and expressed. Not suppressed. 

I also wanted to build the village back. 

Have unity again.

Community again. 

I feel like that comes from candid conversations. Open dialogue. Releasing the idea of "taboo". It's just me and you saying what needs to be said. Hearing what needs to be heard. Doing what needs to be done. And healing what needs to be healed. 

***I don't discriminate but as a black woman raising a black man, my focus is the black community. If other communities feel inspired by me then so be it, we all deserve peace.****

And on that note, I'm out ✌🏾✌🏾🎀((mic drop))

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Tuesday Truths πŸ˜‰

 Soo I posted on IG about a poem that really resonated with me when I read it. It's from Songs of a Butterfly by Deanna Hill ((shameless plug, it's available on Amazon)) && I'm going to make my Tuesday Truth conversation about it. 

"My favorite place to be
Anywhere
With your arms around me"

If that isn't the realest thing ever. 
Like EVER. 
AS a woman in love, I feel that. 
As a mom, I feel that. 
As a daughter, friend, etc., I feel that. Even at my lowest, loneliest point in life, I felt that. I mean isn't that basic human instinct?! Sometimes we get forced into situations where survival instincts become all we know but even then we long for a safe haven. A comfort zone. A moment of rest.....of love......of peace. A moment where life isn't scary and things are okay. Even if it's just for a moment.....

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Birthday surprises

 Being that my birthday was on a Sunday, this is my BIRTHDAY WEEK!!! It's only right that I celebrate that with everyone by SHARING MY BOOK!! 🀯🀯🀯🀯


Interstellar is currently available on Amazon for FREE until September16th!!!πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰ That's right, FREE TODAY!! I do it because I love all of my readers and supporters. 😁😁😁😁 Head on over to Amazon and grab you a copy now!! INTERSTELLAR AVAILABLE at Www.amazon.com/author/ashleymark13 the link can also be found in the Meadow's Marks area of this blog. ❤



Sunday, September 13, 2020

Solar return 32.5

 This kid of mine is so divine

And sublime 

And all that good stuff

But the part that really has me is the time you asked me to hug you as tight as I can.

Laying in bed, your little eyes twinkling, fighting back yawns and dreams, you ask me if I'm gonna hug you like this forever 

My heart melts at the thought. 

If I could I would. 

I've always dreamed of a love that never ended. Never broken. 

Never deterred or soiled. 

Always true and I found that with you. 

But what you don't know, kid, is that even though you see forever with me, that can't be. 

As you grow up, you leave like a baby bird's first time out the tree. 

You're gonna soar high, higher than me to your reason for being, just like me. 

I'm soo glad for you, kid, I really am. 

That love waiting for you is even deeper than the one you have for me. 

One day you'll see.
And then that kid will wanna spend forever with me too.... 


Thursday, September 10, 2020

Allow me to reintroduce myself, my name is.....



In the spirit of the fast approaching ((in other words, already here)) birthday season && new beginnings in my life, it's only right that it spills over onto my blog. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ Allow me to start over. && I believe I should start with an introduction.
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Welcome to my blog page && thank you for reading my posts. 😁😁😁Kinda like my virtual diary, but it's all good, right?! I mean I CHOSE to share it.πŸ₯΄πŸ₯΄πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
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I am Meadow Diaz, an author, blogger, mama, and soon to be LIFE COACH (( insert surprise🀯🀯 && applause πŸ‘πŸΎπŸ‘πŸΎhere )). I'm a fun loving, life living, proverbial free spirit that somehow follows soo many rules ((don't ask me how it's possible, just believe me when I say it)).....and apparently I'm always laughing ((these pictures say more than 1000 words about my laughter πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚)). Oh, and I'm on this longgggg journey of SELF love. It's pretty dope. Made it all the way to crop tops....in the house 🀷🏾‍♀️🀷🏾‍♀️🀷🏾‍♀️ I'm a work in progress. The best part is I actually shared my crop top game with the WORLD😏😏😏 Go Me!!((insert fist pump))
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I created this page to bring the person behind the books to light. I mean seriously, who doesn't want to know the author behind the words, right?! πŸ₯°πŸ₯° Thank you for all the love and support of my books. I appreciate all of my readers/followers. Have a great day, everyone......#namaste #peace #selflove❤ 

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