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Thankful Thursdays!

BrotherWord - Thankful Thursday

Life has an uncanny way of reminding us of who we are and what we are capable of and I am so THANKFUL for that redeeming factor!  At that pivotal moment when all seems lost, despair begins to set in, and we start losing hope, there is a primordial instinct that takes over and it becomes a difference between fight or flight!

THANKFUL that I have not been born with a spirit of fear and neither have you!  Things will happen that will make us question our very fiber and ultimate purpose, but there are so many more factors that remind us of who we are and why we were created.  Just when we thought we had completely lost ourselves, some redeeming occurrence jolts us back to reality and shows us that we were never truly lost, merely on hiatus.   (more…)

Thankful Thursdays!

Maya Angelou
“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” ~ Maya Angelou
 

Today I am THANKFUL and forever grateful for the life and legacy of Maya Angelou.   A prognosticator of thought, activist of change, and voice of the unheard and forgotten, Maya Angelou’s legacy will not never be forgotten or matched.  Despite a troubling and debilitating childhood, she overcame and found a way to not only channel the hardship, but to also help others traverse troubled waters.  Why Does the Caged Bird Sing?  Because it knows it is still free even if confined.  No one can stifle your mind, your imagination, your creativity, your will, your desire or your dreams!  The caged bird still sings because when it closes its eyes, it remembers soaring in the clouds and knows that one day the memory will once again become reality. (more…)

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