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About cassendre

aka Amethyste Rah, aka Amrita Waterfalls “renaissance negresse & ARTrepreneur” (musician/writer/actress/fine artist) Leeway Transformation Award-Winning founder & executive director of the Black Women’s Arts Festival (Est. 2003) and the Women's Writing & Spoken Word Series (Est. 2002). Visit: http://cassendrexavier.com

Bipolar Affirmation for Discernment 

Today I choose well and I focus on actions towards good and lasting things. Advertisements

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Daily Song/Track & Album blog

10-27-17 Reclaiming & Celebrating the Spirit from Affirmations for Survivors: Spirituality (Guided Meditations by Amethyste Rah)  Amethyste Rah is my self-assigned spiritual name. This album was released in 2007. It features my speaking, and the music of Thaddeus. Tracks and … Continue reading

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Daily Song & Album blog 10-26-17

Song: Stand By My Side Album: Beautiful  [4th Album/2004] Well deserving of its title, this stellar studio release features 7 well-crafted original songs plus 3 new interpretations of songs by Sheryl Crow, Roberta Flack, and Emmylou Harris, done in Xavier’s … Continue reading

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We Are Meant To Need Each Other 

(The following will appear in the November 2017 online issue of Wisdom Magazine.) We Are Meant To Need Each Other I think we spend too much time worrying about not being good enough or self-sufficient enough. We feel guilty for … Continue reading

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Being rich isn’t just about money (Bubzbeauty quote) 

“Being rich isn’t just about money. You can be rich from happiness. You can be rich from knowledge. Some people are so poor, all they have is money. Remember, You can buy a house, but not a home. You can … Continue reading

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Pray Without Ceasing 

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​Bipolar/PTSD Chronicles: Writing & Depression 

One of the things I appreciate most about writing is that I can do it even when I’m depressed. Whether kvetching or moaning or whining or ranting or peptalking I can still write. I didn’t know I was depressed until … Continue reading

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