this I write to you...


Pretty women wonder where my secret lies.
I'm not cute or built to suit a fashion model's size
But when I start to tell them,
They think I'm telling lies.
I say,
It's in the reach of my arms
The span of my hips,
The stride of my step,
The curl of my lips.
I'm a woman
Phenomenal woman,
That's me.

I walk into a room
Just as cool as you please,
And to a man,
The fellows stand or
Fall down on their knees.
Then they swarm around me,
A hive of honey bees.
I say,
It's the fire in my eyes,
And the flash of my teeth,
The swing in my waist,
And the joy in my feet.
I'm a woman
Phenomenal woman,
That's me.

Men themselves have wondered
What they see in me.
They try so much
But they can't touch
My inner mystery.
When I try to show them
They say they still can't see.
I say,
It's in the arch of my back,
The sun of my smile,
The ride of my breasts,
The grace of my style.
I'm a woman

Phenomenal woman,
That's me.

Now you understand
Just why my head's not bowed.
I don't shout or jump about
Or have to talk real loud.
When you see me passing
It ought to make you proud.
I say,
It's in the click of my heels,
The bend of my hair,
the palm of my hand,
The need of my care,
'Cause I'm a woman
Phenomenal woman,
That's me. 

Phenomenal Woman - Maya Angelou


I get butterflies in my stomach every time I think about women empowerment and uniting us all, because if you didn't know or haven't figured out yet.. You are beautiful, so powerful, so rare, so inspiring and so indispensable. Do you understand how powerful of a woman you are? Do you understand your capabilities? Yes, you. Wow. If you only knew. 

A lot of you will know how much I stan for positivity, love and self-care. A lot of you might not know that I pray everyday for the women around the world. I believe that the beauty of a woman can not be fully comprehended by other's and that's why many may not be able to or know how to appreciate us. I strongly believe that your power as woman should be used for many different reasons which can change the world and if not the world, one person's life. 

As a young woman I have always wanted to see people doing better for themselves in their life. I am a strong, tough love yet nurturing woman. Ever since I noticed and believed that I had the power to change the world of one person, I wanted to do it over and over again. For me, changing someone's world can be something as small as a hug, a smile or time. For me, every single day I think of ways on how I can better people's lives. I urge you as a woman to find your power, skill and knowledge and put it to good use. We live in a society where are so quick to tear each other down, but why can't we be so quick to build each other up? 

It is impossible to change everyone but it is simple to make a small difference in one way or another. There are so many people hurting and in desperate need for help, love or support. You may not be able to give everything or be everything to everyone but I urge you to find your power as a woman to not only have better but be better to others and most importantly for yourself. 

Today, I am praying for all of you who are hurting, need peace or strength to get through your hurdles. Always remember you will grow through what you go through. I pray that this month and the years ahead will be more than amazing in every way. May you realise your true potential and may you continue to flourish. Today, we celebrate us. May we continue to grow and be an example to those looking for guidance. 

Sending much love! 

K x