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About marvalousmarva

I am an educator, writer, and community/cultural activist of Jamaican heritage, deeply concerned about the way we shape and are shaped by society. How do we engage the resources around us to realize our creative potential? It is my intention to engage an audience in energetic and provocative discussion on these issues.

WE ARE THE SURVIVORS!

JANUARY 2021                                   COME WHAT MAY, WE ARE THE SURVIVORS! This was the theme that evolved from my GATHERING OF FRIENDS on New Year’s Eve as we tuned in via Zoom to celebrate this magnificent thing called life. While we … Continue reading

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GIFTING OURSELVES TO THE WORLD WE INHABIT

WELCOME 2020! As the year draws to a close, like many others, I find myself reviewing the year and looking forward to the new one about to open itself unto us..welcoming, daring us to achieve our wildest dreams! And this … Continue reading

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CRAFT YOUR DAILY RITUALS INTO A PERSONAL LEGACY OF PEACE

Take a break from the mundane and light up your life, my friend. Continue reading

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IT ALL DEPENDS ON THE WINDOW THROUGH WHICH WE VIEW LIFE

WHEN THE SIMPLE BECOMES AN EXTRA-ORDINARY EXPERIENCE What we see when traveling along the way, depends on the clarity of the window through which we peer at life.  I am big on turning experiences into memories and this weekend came … Continue reading

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LIVE THE LIFE!!!

As much as it is swept by grief, life is washed with joy embedded in the simple pleasures of the Universe.  Hold your face to the sun, I tell my dear friend caught in the throes of mental anguish. To … Continue reading

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COLOR ME BOLD!

COLOR ME BOLD! Colors remind me that I can create my story in whatever shade I want. As I celebrated my birthday this past week [much of it spent outdoors in the park, walking on the beach, and watching the … Continue reading

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Is it Possible to Live a Life of Ecstasy in 2016?

Open your heart & be a loving witness to yourself in 2016 The Native Americans say that we can live a life of ecstasy everyday as long as we focus on the spiritual world and honor our place in it. … Continue reading

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Nothing Feels as Good As Becoming Who You Are Meant to Be!!!

 I am the Best Version of Myself!! Grace ,Power & Bravery  Keeping my Heart Open!

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FAMILY, FRIENDS & SOUL TRAIN MUSIC: THE MAGIC OF NOSTALGIA

Two weekends ago I spent the time celebrating with childhood friends.  And I had the time of my life doing so: dancing, catching up on childhood memories and laughing till the tears flowed. My husband and I traveled to Atlanta … Continue reading

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Celebrate Everything!!!

My Dear Friends, Thank You For Your Delightful Source of Friendship & Wisdom!   It has been my greatest wish to foster a creative community of practice which allows the space for empowered women to fellowship and support the creative … Continue reading

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