A Q/A with Personal Chef, Shernika Johnson

The following Q/A is with Shernika Rae Johnson, an aspiring personal chef. She has all she needs to be one, including the superior skills and the culinary background. She aspires to be on Hell’s Kitchen in the near future, so stay tuned! In the meanwhile, read her earnest answers about her favorite dishes, sauces, her plans for the future.

Act of Peace—Delving into Moorish American Philosophy

“Islam in the culture of the Moslems, simply means peace. Peace with man, peace with all living things, which ultimately leads to peace with Allah. We believe deeply in the universal principles of the cosmological order and how every action has a reaction. These principles taught us also how to properly eat the correct foods and not to consume the foods that were detrimental to our health in all aspects of life. These principles also taught us how to treat others and how to create a hospitable environment for guests at our Caliphates.”

A Song of Seeking Within the Shadows: Discovering the True Shape of Vulnerability

Very rarely can you come across a unique piece like “The Vulnerables”. The Rapper who goes by Lafu Maton brought us to a new level of a dark, soul-crunching experience, which truly showcases the level of beauty and capability of musical expression. A special take on poetry and hip-hop, “The Vulnerables” is a song that explores on music format, pushes boundaries with lyrical content and expresses creativity in production. 

Exercise Your Empathy–Practicing Healthy Communication

Photo Credit: Msandersonmusic Communication is an interesting thing. We communicate all the time, even when we’re not speaking. But of course, everyone already knows that at least half of our communication isn’t even … Continue reading Exercise Your Empathy–Practicing Healthy Communication