the bloom.

Neichelle Guidry
words from a woman in bloom. thoughts on vocation, spirituality, social entrepreneurship, and most importantly, love.
Created 08 Mar 2021
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  • a work of Sankofa.
    03 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 3 2
    hi, friends. i know it’s been a little while. however, since we began our first in-person semester since March 2020 last month, my new sabbaths feel more like my old sabbaths. we are back in Chapel on...
  • new sabbath 08.15.21 // sow your seeds.
    15 Aug 2021 • 4 min read • 7 2
    greetings, friends. over the past two weeks, my spirit kept telling me, "be faithful right where you are.” this message made sense. after a blissful, restful, and entrepreneurial summer, it was time t...
  • new sabbath 08.01.21: everyday ways to say, "no."
    01 Aug 2021 • 4 min read • 8 0
    i think it’s so wonderful and beautiful. that we are on the cusp of dismantling this toxic and antiquated idea that Black women must suffer for everything. the idea that suffering somehow validates ou...
  • new sabbath: 07.18.21: embracing the 'and.'
    19 Jul 2021 • 4 min read • 9 2
    good Sunday afternoon, friend, i hope you’ve had a wonderful week. i missed sending you this note last week. this time last week, i was so exhausted after the week that i had, that i slept right throu...
  • new sabbath: 07.04.21
    04 Jul 2021 • 4 min read • 11 0
    good Sunday to y’all. i hope you’re having a wonderful Sabbath, and that you’ve had a great week. this week, i took a trip down to Memphis with Olu, my partner. we both had some business to handle! fo...
  • new sabbath: 06.27.21. re-opening.
    27 Jun 2021 • 8 min read • 11 1
    happy Sunday, friends. i hope you’ve had a great day. today, i got up, went to work out, and came home to wash dishes. i made some fresh watermelon juice and took it to brunch with my family. this wee...
  • new sabbath 06.20.21: a message from the hills.
    21 Jun 2021 • 6 min read • 2 0
    happy Sunday, y’all. i hope that you’ve had a wonderful Sabbath. happy Father’s Day to all of the fathers, the father figures, and the aspiring fathers in the space. i’m spending this Sabbath with my ...
  • Juneteenth.
    20 Jun 2021 • 5 min read • 9 0
    first, to my Black American kinfolk, Happy Juneteenth. this one goes out to all of us. vibe out to it because it really is just how i feel today. a lot has been said about Juneteenth this year, partic...
  • new sabbath 06.13.21: where the love resides
    14 Jun 2021 • 6 min read • 5 0
    today, i want to invite you to a practice. but, let me contextualize the practice with a story/testimony. i spent this sabbath flying home from my covid-reunion with my best friend. i hadn’t seen her ...
  • new sabbath: 06.06.21
    06 Jun 2021 • 2 min read • 10 0
    i did something really southern this weekend. i made my front porch into a little oasis. a little site of delight right outside my door. i’ve already been out here for an hour today. i really understa...
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