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#LiftOff

Every person, whether still in school or not, should read this, print it out, and remind themselves as often as needed that they possess everything to #LiftOff.   Lift Off By: Donald Livingston (@DLive87) “Education then, beyond all other devices of human origin, Is a great equalizer of the conditions of men.” – Horace Mann, …

The Sky Is Not the Limit

It’s graduation season again and many are being promoted to their next elevation. Whether it is the kid who is now graduating from kindergarten and entering “big school” or the junior high student venturing off into the shark pool of high school, or even the high school graduate that is cutting the strings to become …

When You Know That You Know That You Know…

Knowledge is one of those things that can either build or destroy.  When intellect and confidence collide, it becomes a magnanimous moment that can enlighten or at the least spark thought and delve into our deeper recesses. In the clip below, this theologian was asked, “So, where did God come from,” and in one of the most …

Motivational Monday

Opportunity waits on no one and unless you are willing to face the challenge head on, you will constantly miss the mark.  Those that succeed the most are those that not only seize opportunity when it appears, but are prepared to capitalize at a moment’s notice.  But it’s the rare few that make their own …

Is Doing Right Ever Wrong?

In a world where people are quick to turn a blind eye and are reluctant to help others out of fear of being sued for their good samaritan efforts, when does doing the right thing become so wrong?  On the heels of celebrating the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., who courageously championed …

Don’t Be Afraid To be Great!

“The future we want — opportunity and security for our families; a rising standard of living and a sustainable, peaceful planet for our kids — all that is within our reach. But it will only happen if we work together. It will only happen if we can have rational, constructive debates. It will only happen …

Perverted Power

  The following material contains mature subject matter and may not be suitable for all audiences. Editorial:  There has been a recent rash of horrifying incidents in which so-called leaders have used their misguided power and influence to manipulate, exploit, and tragically, kill the very members who look up to them, follow them, and depend on …