Ijeoma Umebinyuo, author of Questions for Ada, speaks life into our hearts and minds through her mastery of the written word.  Although she acknowledges pain, she refuses to forget a woman’s capacity for restoration. Here are 11 of her  quotes that will set your soul on fire no matter what mood you’re in.

1. When You Feel Like Procrastinating.

#quoteoftheday #ijeomaumebinyuo #inspiration

A post shared by #TheVeganTranslator (@paola_furini) on

 2.  When You’re Praying They’ll Text Back. 

you will thank yourself for this (i know i did). #ijeomaumebinyuo

A post shared by @pileofsoftbones on

 3. When You’re Learning to Love Yourself as You Are. 

#ijeomaumebinyuo

A post shared by Lisa Ang'iro (@miss_akumu) on

4. When You’re Feeling Like #Blackgirlmagic.

#internationalwomensday #ijeomaumebinyuo #poetry #blackgirlmagic #softmagic #todaysmantra #brownskin

A post shared by MaishaYangu (@judith.mukuna) on

5.  When You’re Feeling Fine AF.

My love @theijeoma giving me my daily dose of soul nourishment. #MorningLiturgy #ijeomaumebinyuo

A post shared by Dinma (@chionyia) on

6. When  You’re Collecting Jars of White Tears.

#ijeomaumebinyuo #decolonizeyourself

A post shared by be_nobodys_darling (@be_nobodys_darling) on

7. When You’re Battling Childhood Demons.

Second #ijeomaumebinyuo post of the week. #isntthatenough #questionsforada #womenwhorunwiththemoon

A post shared by Leah B (@misslocs) on

8. When You Begin to Feel Like You’re Not Enough. 

One of my faves from the incredible @theijeoma ❤️🙏 #poetry #ijeomaumebinyuo

A post shared by GuerrillaFeminism (@guerrillafeminism) on

9. When You Decide to Reclaim Your Throne and Stunt on These Hoes.

10. And Finally, When you Realize That You are Your Ancestors’ Wildest Dreams and Speaking Your Dreams Into Existence is Your Greatest act of Self-Love. 

Asé #ijeomaumebinyuo #mondaymantra

A post shared by be_nobodys_darling (@be_nobodys_darling) on

Comments