Benefits of Flowers
When I allowed misconstrued masculinity to stifle my artistry but also define my huMANity—I would only buy flowers for my wife, daughter or mother. Now that I’m a comprehensive man of the Most High, I buy them for myself to place in our kitchen.
A recent study revealed that simply being in the presence of flowers was found to elevate mood significantly, measurably increase feelings of life satisfaction, decrease depression and anxiety while promoting positive social behavior. Even the Samurai warriors of medieval and early modern Japan were very fond of Sakura flowers/Cherry Blossoms—and NO ONE dared to insult their manhood (Swipe). The zen art of Ikebana (flower arranging) was traditionally practiced by the samurai as it offered a ritualistic, but starkly personal form of self expression, whose beauty was created with colors taken from the pallete of life!
Brace yourselves 👀You’re in for a rollercoaster Challenges, peer dramas, choices, and triumphs all in store for the close of our youth development series, “The Easy Path”. We’ve saved the best for last, and we want you there to see it! Join us on Dec.…Read More
This #GivingTuesday, we thought you should hear straight from the mouths of the community we impact! 🙌🏽 If you’re moved by our work and want to support, join us as we continue to make ripples of impact throughout Detroit by donating today 🌱💚 Every seed,…Read More
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Last Thursday was truly remarkable! To see so many people band together on behalf of our mission leaves us speechless. No amount of words can get across the immense gratitude that we feel for each and every one of you who attended, donated, volunteered, and…Read More
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