i am elizah. i document life.
mostly mine and the extraordinary people and things around me.
this blog contains original material as well as the things that inspire/interest me.
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Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
”To be a Negro in this country and to be relatively conscious is to be in a rage almost all the time.
In the end, it’s all about being happy. Life has its challenges and time goes by fast. In the blink of an eye, it’s already the end of the week, the beginning of next month, the end of a decade. There are patterns in our lives that work to our advantage, but the ones that weigh us down can make us blind to even the best things in our lives.
God is love. Love is Blind. Ray Charles is Blind. Ray Charles is God.
Excuses are for amateurs.
if we are to survive, with this civilization or not, we will need the help of artist like these to keep questioning the status-quo. Otherwise we might be better off as sheep stampeding blindly towards an ever-nearing cliff.
rest in reason; move in passion
Life is always perfect just the way it is. When you realize that, then no matter how strongly it may appear to be otherwise, you know that whatever is happening right now will turn out all right. Knowing this, you are in a position to begin mastering life.
To say black people have made progress would mean we deserved to be segregated. The reality is white people got less crazy. My father didn’t suddenly deserve to eat with people because he earned it. The people that were denying him his rights got less crazy.
Don’t let the language be a barrier for understanding
It’s weird how growing my hair in it’s natural state is considered revolutionary
I really believe there are things nobody would see if I didn’t photograph them.
Share with me the feelings of love and disappointment, walk with me along the road of life that is filled with blues but celebrate with me those few and treasured moments that make life bearable; but do not turn away from me when the chips are down, for this is life also.