I’m not your regular woman or man, I’m better. I’m extraordinary. I’m different. I’m too amazing to let this world or any other secondary actor play my part or tell me how to play my part. I’m not in control of events, but I’m in control of me and how I react to them. My movie will be 5-star. You will talk about it. You will learn from it and you will be inspired.
I have found myself in various stages in life. I have felt lonely or too crowded mentally and physically. I have been poor to the core and I have been financially steady. I have been hopeless. I have felt helpless. I have felt inadequate and I have felt overly desired…
"Respect black people we say, but we don’t respect, love and support ourselves. Instead we divide ourselves into categories; (light skin, dark skin, no skin and I don’t know what else people will come up with). Then of course, we talk ourselves down; “oh you got that good hair” - so there’s bad hair too? If so, let’s arrest it! " -JRO-
I remember when I used to wear my sneakers like slippers to school because the shoes I had were not my size. Other times, after I was laughed at, I would force my feet in the shoes and suffer from excruciating pain in my toes. When I started playing basketball, I remember wearing my shoes until they had holes in them or until they started to rip apart. During sales, the sizes didn't matter. If it was a basketball shoe and I could force my fit in, I was good. For everyone that has ever wondered why my feet look like they do, here's your answer.