My self-proclaimed auntie Erykah Badu once said, in one of my favorite songs from her, two words: pack light.
So many things continue to happen in our lives and in this world that are very discouraging, but we have to, at one point, gather ourselves up, find a calm and encouraging place, and head to that destination. The most important thing that we can do is pack light for the journey.
We have to try to release ourselves from past pain, hurt and fear (from within ourselves and inflicted from others) and keep it moving towards light, love, peace, and/or happiness. That’s because we all deserve it. We also can’t afford to wait until tomorrow, next week, or leave it as a New Year’s resolution and hold it off until next year. We have to take that journey now. We have to unpack it all now.
This is partially where this season’s playlist comes to play.
If you listen closely, it shares a story of travel in the physical sense (with sounds and influences from around the world, specifically of African origins), the mental sense, and the emotional sense.
I hope that at least one of you finds some love and light while listening. If you do, please make sure to share via one of the social media links below.
Stream the playlist below via SoundCloud: