Motivational Mondays

Is the dream your chasing worth the price your paying?  If it isn’t empowering, enriching, or energizing your life and those around you, it may be time to reevaluate. The dream is about hope & aspirations and the pursuit should be envigorating and enlightening.    Be inspired, be committed, be persistent, but most important, be mindful of the road …

Thankful Thursday!

It’s Thankful Thursday and as the day comes to an end, I want to express my thanks to all those that have impacted my life in one way or another. Some have challenged me to grow, supported my dreams and aspirations and encouraged me to reach new heights. Others have tried everything in their power …

We Will Prevail

The first sporting event after the bombings in Boston and look at how the crowd responds. This nation will NEVER bow to FEAR or the blatant tactics of others to tear us apart!

F.E.A.R.

Again our country, our community, has been struck with a senseless act of violence.  The people in the Boston area have been shaken and their sense of security has been forever marred and tarnished. What started out as Patriot’s day, a holiday in Massachusetts celebrating the first battles of the American Revolutionary War, quickly turned …

Open Letter to Jay-Z

In light of the recent post Media Stunt or Reckless Responsibility, it’s intriguing to read the mire that continues to surround the Carter’s recent “vacation.”  We never know how our actions may affect one or many, but when positioned to influence, that effect is far reaching and stirs emotions never imagined.  Enjoy this “open letter” from …

Media Stunt or Reckless Responsibility

Hip-Hop’s power couple, Jay-Z and Beyonce, have been creating a storm of controversy and conversation as of late.  Starting with Beyonce’s out-of-left-field song Bow Down Bitch, the Carter’s have been the talk of the town.  With the couple’s criticized and scrutinized trip to Cuba for their anniversary, one begins to wonder is this wanted attention …

One Man’s Belief

Many may not know the story of Capt. Emil Kapaun, also known as Father Kapaun, a Roman Catholic chaplain in the U.S. Army stationed in Korea who served in World War II.  Awarded the Medal of Honor, the highest award of valor in the U.S. military, on April 11, 2013, 60 years after his death, President …

Thankful Thursday

It’s Thankful Thursday!!!  What are you thankful for today?  Did someone buy you lunch, open a door for you, tell you how nice you look?  Being thankful comes in may forms, but sometimes we have to dig deep to find thankfulness in the toughest of situations.  It’s about having an “Attitude of Gratitude!”  Even when …

Jumping In Place

Brother Word, My girlfriend and I have been dating for 3 ½ years and although we’ve spoken about marriage, she doesn’t really seem to want to get married.  Both of us have parents that have been divorced, friends that have been divorced, and marriage just doesn’t seem that important anymore.  I on the other hand seek …