Why I Combed Out My Dreadlocks & the Pearls of Wisdom They Left Behind, by DivyaLove Lori Wise

Divya's Dreads

That Small, Still Voice, you know the One …
There is that Inner Call or Inner Compass, as I like to call It.  That small, still voice that whispers in my heart’s ear, ‘It’s time.’  It’s the same small, still voice that whispered, ‘Dread’ several years ago.  I knew in my Soul it was time to let them go.

Thinking, thinking …..
Fortunately, my Inner Compass is quite clear.  I rarely have a problem hearing or noticing It.  My old habit of hearing the Call and ignoring It, or ‘thinking about’ the Call for a few days ….. or 3 years …. before I ever take action is swiftly shifting.  This time, I listened and took action fairly immediately.  Taking action is my theme for this year!  🙂

The Discovery …
Upon combing out two (2) dreadlocks around my face, I inspected the brushed out hair with my jewelry loop to get a closer look and discovered the dreaded 4 letter word no dreadhead wants to see …… M – O – L – D!!!    Eeeeeeekkk!! Continue reading

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Natural Dreadlocks for Divya

Long Hair

My hair and I have a special relationship.  I talk to my hair.  I’ve been doing that for a few years.  Every time I brush or wash my hair I tell my hair how much I love it and how thankful I AM it is growing so long and beautiful.

In the past 41 years, my hair always broke off around the shoulder area and never grew any longer.  Until I started talking to it.  Then it started getting stronger, healthier and growing longer than it has ever been. Continue reading