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The remarkable Maya Angelou

The remarkable Maya Angelou

This week, we lost a truly remarkable woman.

Maya Angelou was a wonderful poet, writer, activist and singer.  Her singing and speaking voice had such richness and she shared such wisdom that I could listen to her for hours.

She didn’t have an easy upbringing, but over her 86 years, Maya was able to forgive, love and create wonderful art.  And while she did so, she encouraged us all to forgive, love and create wonderful art as well.

When I read her writing, I feel incredibly inadequate as a writer, but her charming, wise words continue to inspire me to get better at my craft and here are a few of my favourite quotes from this brilliant and extraordinarily talented woman: Read the rest of this entry »

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