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The 7 Principles of Kwanzaa, Celebrating Faith

By | 2017-01-14T16:27:13+00:00 January 1st, 2017|Thoughts from Renee|

The 7 Principles of Kwanzaa, Celebrating Faith Happy New Years! We freakin' made it. It had me thinking... 2020 is only 3 years away. I know. I know... we just started this year, and I've already set my eyes 3 years out. I guess it's because I never really entertained 2020 as a possible future. I've [...]

The 7 Principles of Kwanzaa, Celebrating Purpose

By | 2017-01-14T16:27:13+00:00 December 30th, 2016|Thoughts from Renee|

The 7 Principles of Kwanzaa, Celebrating Purpose Welcome to Day 5 of Kwanzaa. I'm quite curious how the celebration is going for the rest of you. In my eyes, I envision Kwanzaa as one-long week of partying. Being the introvert that I am, I can see myself getting tired of the party 2 hours in. [...]

The 7 Principles of Kwanzaa, Celebrating Creativity

By | 2017-01-14T16:27:13+00:00 December 29th, 2016|Thoughts from Renee|

The 7 Principles of Kwanzaa, Celebrating Creativity We've officially passed the halfway mark of celebrating Kwanzaa. It makes me think how odd holidays are in general. Why is it that we take one time a year to focus on celebrating and recognizing principles. After all, isn't a principle something that's long-term... something that becomes ingrained in [...]

The 7 Principles of Kwanzaa, Celebrating Self-Determination

By | 2017-01-14T16:40:01+00:00 December 27th, 2016|Thoughts from Renee|

7 Principles Kwanzaa Celebrates Self-Determination Yesterday was the first day of Kwanzaa, where we learned about the initial setup and the first principle: Unity. I imagine I would have enjoyed Kwanzaa growing up. My mother always made New Years a nice event. If we didn't have a group of people over, we'd go over to someone's [...]

The 7 Principles of Kwanzaa, Celebrating Unity

By | 2017-01-14T16:40:27+00:00 December 26th, 2016|Thoughts from Renee|

The 7 Principles Kwanzaa Celebrates Unity In the last article, I talked about the 7  Kwanzaa celebrates. Now it's time to dig in. Before I talk about Unity and it's meaning, not just for Kwanzaa but for me, I'm going to start with setting up for Kwanzaa. The Setup One of the things I found [...]

The 7 Principles Kwanzaa Celebrates…

By | 2017-01-14T16:27:13+00:00 December 25th, 2016|Thoughts from Renee|

The 7 Principles Kwanzaa Celebrates... It's Christmas day. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to those who have celebrations this time of year. With Christmas being here, it got my husband and I talking about the traditions this time a year. We talked about things like Hanukah, Krampus, that Santa vs Jesus game, and then Kwanzaa. And [...]