Liebster Award

Last week I recieved a nomination for the Liebster Award from Mrs. Mia at http://thegrizzlegrist.wordpress.com/ .

Thank you so much, Mia, I am honored to accept this award! I simply love your blog!!

The Liebster Award has German origins. The word “liebster” has several definitions: dearest, sweetest, kindest, nicest, beloved, lovely, kind, pleasant, valued, cute, endearing, welcome, sweetheart and boyfriend. It aims to discover new bloggers and welcome them to the blogosphere. Bloggers award other bloggers

HOW IT WORKS

It aims to discover new bloggers and welcome them to the blogosphere. Bloggers award other bloggers.  If you choose to accept this award and particpate, here are the rules for accepting the Liebster award:

  • Post the award on your blog.
  • Thank the blogger who presented this award and link back to their blog.
  • Write 11 random facts about yourself.
  • Nominate 11 bloggers who you feel deserve this award and who have less than 200 followers.
  • Answer 11 questions posted by the presenter and ask your nominees 11 questions.

Random Facts About Me:

  1. I love the idea of being vegan, but I’m not sure I can pull it off.
  2. I’m an activist at heart, I went to Zucotti Park to march with OccupyWallstreet
  3. I’m addicted to sour apple slushes at Sonic (bad stuff)
  4. I really love feeling the sun on my skin and the wind blowing through my hair, it makes me grateful.
  5. Sometimes I get so anxious, I forget to breath. lol
  6. I love Indian culture (food, fabrics, ayurveda health,etc.)
  7. I love watching documentaries of any kind.
  8. I’m in love with Jesus!!
  9. I am deteremined to live organically
  10. Having an afro liberated me
  11. I love being near water (ocean, river, lake, waterfalls)

My response to the 11 questions from http://thegrizzlegrist.wordpress.com/

  1. If money were no object, and you could not fail, what would you do?  Create self sustaining communities for people who are in need.
  2. What is your favorite part about today so far?  The sun is shining!
  3. If you could live in any part of the world, where would it be?  In a quaint village on island somewhere warm.
  4. What is your greatest fear?  Being in a confined space (physically, mentally, or spiritually)
  5. What do you hope people remember about you when you die?  That I was free and all about helping others find freedom.
  6. What is your favorite song, and why? Unwritten by Natasha Bedingfield. I believe in the message.
  7. What is the first thing you notice about people?  Their eyes and demeanor, I’m very observant.
  8. When you open someone’s blog for the first time, what makes you keep reading?  Their “About” page and pictures.
  9. Read any good books lately? Please share the title and author.  “The Path of Emancipation,” by Thich Nhat Hahn
  10. If you could go back in history, who would you like to meet?  The queen of the village that I’m from and my great great grandmothers
  11. What accomplishment(s) are you most proud of?  Becoming awake… This is not a completed accomplishment, but there are so many people who are completely oblivious to who they are and what’s really going on around them.  This is not to say that I have it all figured out, but I recognize the importance of giving love, seeking truth, and recognizing the light that has been given to me to shine.  Ignorance is not bliss.  Wake up!

My Nonminees for the Liebster Award are:

  1. http://essahcozett.wordpress.com/
  2. http://thevoiceofasoul.wordpress.com/
  3. http://intuitiveblessings.com/
  4. http://atasteofpure.wordpress.com/
  5. http://startsandendswithyou.wordpress.com/
  6. http://hadassahsvoice.wordpress.com/
  7. http://innateexpression.wordpress.com/
  8. http://alphaditya.wordpress.com/
  9. http://lshompole.wordpress.com/
  10. http://makupsy.wordpress.com/

Directions and questions for my nominees:

  • Post the award on your blog.
  • Thank the blogger who presented this award and link back to their blog.
  • Write 11 random facts about yourself.
  • Nominate 11 bloggers who you feel deserve this award and who have less than 200 followers.
  • Answer 11 questions posted by the presenter and ask your nominees 11 questions.

11 Questions for my nominees:

  1. What makes your heart skip beats?
  2. What is the greatest gift that you could give to the world, if money were no object?
  3. What is the weirdest thing you’ve ever heard of or seen?
  4. What is the most important thing that you HAVE to do before you die?
  5. What is the most fun thing you’ve ever done?
  6. What is the first thing that catches your attention on someone’s blog and what keeps you reading it?
  7. How many licks does it take to get to the center of a tootsie roll pop?
  8. If you could be a super hero, what would your superpower be?
  9. What is your dream job, and is that what you’re doing now?
  10. What’s your favorite indulgence?
  11. What was your most profound moment of clarity?
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