The child was smiling brightly, possessed of that brand of indomitable cheerfulness Kweku had only seen in children living in poverty near the equator: an instinct to laugh at the world as they found it, to find things to laugh at, to know where to look. Excitement at nothing and at everything, inextinguishable. Inexplicable under the circumstances. Amusement with the circumstances.
-Ghana Must Go-
To some of you, this might be old news, but Taiye Selasi is a genius and 'Ghana Must Go' a masterpiece, and I'm in awe and tears and deep envy and can only encourage everybody to read this truly beautiful novel!
Vielleicht war das allen außer mir schon klar, aber trotzdem: Taiye Selasi ist ein Genie und 'Ghana Must Go' ein Meisterwerk und ich bin voller Bewunderung und den Tränen nahe und außerdem voller Neid. Dieser Roman ist sehr zu empfehlen!
Here's a short interview with the wonderful writer herself:
These days, it's T.D Jakes, all day, every day, so I wanna share this with you:
Transgender Mormon girl that made me cry:
Marx meets Super Mario- this is awesome!!!
The Science of Happiness:
Have a wonderful weekend and Shabbat Shalom and may you read, eat good food, laugh, pray and feel blessed this weekend!