RECEIVING AFFIRMATION

RECEIVING AFFIRMATION

My brothers: When we cannot receive love and affirmation from each other—we will never be able to attain the healing we so desperately desire. Living in a state of heartache, wearies the soul and takes the life out of living. I know this pain so well, which is why I #CryLikeAMan daily until we can collectively heal and be whole.
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In this clip, I want you to observe my beloved young brother Van Lathan’s hand begins to fidget when I start affirming him—then it becomes still when I cover it with mine. My brothers… when we cover each other with prayers, affirmation and support—we heal and our souls are stilled.

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