“This blog is the author’s diary. Every story is written with raw and unfiltered emotion, true artistry. The details of their emotions are so eloquently spoken you feel that you are reading your friend’s blog. Proclaiming your feelings to the world is easy, but putting them into such words that makes a story, and makes the reader feel them, is a skill to be admired. One of my favorite posts is “Leaving Home.” It is so beautifully vulnerable.”
— Jessica A.
“Now more than ever, we must find moments to step back and reflect. I believe the sound of truth rings most clear, and reading over the words of Parisia B. helps me tune in and listen to the universe and myself. Parisia is a beacon of light and is a voice for a generation left to figure out where to begin. I have been following this blog since 2015, and I keep finding myself connecting to the stories and the emotions that each post brings. The truth isn’t always beautiful or easy to understand, but the hunger for it is. Thank you, Parisia.”
— Luke M.
“Miss Parisia B’s writing is raw and transparent; you can feel the vulnerability within the words. I believe that is why I can always connect with it so deeply. I have found forgiveness for myself and love for myself. The need for growth within my life starts with her words. Most important, I have found encouragement, courage, and wisdom from her post. Miss Parisia B. has a true talent; not only is she a phenomenal artist, but she also shows others the art they have within.”
— Joyce G.
”Parisia’s blog is incredibly comforting. In times when I’m consumed by self-doubt and confusion, her writing provides a space to sit in those feelings, reflect, and learn to be compassionate with myself as I navigate growth and change. Parisia and her writings are a constant reminder that there is power in vulnerability and intimate connection and that in embracing discomfort and shedding pride, I can live in truth.”
— Jacky G.
“I finally mustered the courage to go back to work. A mother of three depressed and defeated. Parisia’s voice, her aurora, and spirit called me in. We quickly loved each other. Her words are powerful; they heal; they open doors to the universe. I’m a better person because of her writing because Black womxn heal! This blog has taught me about my trauma and my power! Her words had validated me when I needed them the most, and they have guided me in my surrender of the pain as I try to live in grace. This blog has allowed me to forgive and love myself. Her teaching: her words, her ability to let you sit in your vulnerability, her strength, and her Love have allowed me to walk in my truth.”
— Maria R.
“Here is an example of art that you can feel. Miss. Parisia B. demonstrates how the most genuine way to make a connection is through honesty and vulnerability. She touches on emotions that many of us are too afraid to feel and shines a light on our beautiful dark truths.”
”I’ve never experienced someone to be so authentic and transparent in their public writing as Parisia. Everything she writes calls me to a higher level of authenticity and vulnerability. She is an open book that establishes a relationship with her readers through truth and raw life. This world is hungry for authenticity, and when they encounter it, it is tangible because it’s unfortunately rare. Thanks for setting new standards, meeting us in our pain, and ushering us into hope for the future. You permit us to celebrate every aspect of life, including the hard stuff. Transparency can be costly, but your sacrifice is changing the world. I appreciate all you do and all you stand for.”
— Katie H.