Honestly, I’m finding myself so overwhelmed this February to a point of immobility. Perhaps you recognize that state? I wake up and think, “Jerrelle, just meditate”, that will heal your anxieties, but more importantly it’ll focus your mind. I had a talk with my mom a couple days ago, and she reassured me of my faultless life track , a helpful chat. Yet my mind is flooded with huge goals, as I break through indelible mental blocks. I think these past few weeks have been a undiluted tsunami of self-discovery–makes sense I’d be so confounded I’m thinking. Career and socio-political issues bubble up unrelentingly, and I have to figure out what they means, and how I feel, but most importantly, what I’m prepared to do about it, things click, and I’m left in a ground-breaking “Ah ha” moment, but then immediately shaken back to reality when thinking about the first step toward progress. A big jumble of mind mess you’re thinking huh? Exactly, which I why I have been cooking and meditating instead of making huge moves. Just like a cashew sits in water to soften, it takes a bit of time, but it’s steady progress that leads to an amazing creation studded with gems here and there and more stable than ever.
Here is what I made for Valentine’s Day to celebrate the love of my life, and love in general. It’s the one healing thing we have, whether you have a person to share it with all the time or not (because you can certainly keep it in the freezer and munch on it throughout the weeks, or in my case, days.
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