It’s pretty telling that on researching the theme for today’s Africa Day, I came up with nada. It seems nobody was bovvered this year (or last year either, for that matter). Go figure. I’ve decided to take some creative liberties and come up with a theme of my own for Africa Day this year, *drum roll please* and the winner is, “Do Better!”
Last night I got a call from a good friend of mine whom I hadn’t heard from in a bit. It was a super quick call (less than 2 minutes long) but she wanted me to know she’d be in touch (properly) soon.
Most of the conversation was her talking and me laughing loudly over her talking, because she knew me well enough to know that I was sulking at her non-communication. This call was a testament to how great a friend she is. You see, she knew she didn’t have to reach out but she did it anyway because she knew I’d appreciate it.
It’s only when I hung up that I realized that if we hadn’t had a Courageous Conversation, this time last year, we probably wouldn’t still be friends today…
I know in past posts I’ve stressed the importance of finding and exploring what works for you when it comes to your natural hair journey. I still believe in that.
What I am sharing in today’s post is some hard limits that I’ve found do my tresses no good in bypassing or just plain ignoring.