Motivational Monday – The Labor Day Edition

As most of America is enjoying this holiday and the extended weekend, many are reminiscing on their forefathers and ancestors and the years of tireless effort, endless labor and sacrifice they made to create a better life for future generations. Today marks 125 years of acknowledging and celebrating the gargantuan monuments of labor and love …

Feel Good Friday

It’s #FeelGoodFriday! No matter what happened during the week, you made it! And now the weekend is here! Here are some inspiring, encouraging, and uplifting messages that will carry you through today and the weekend. Feel good, you’ve earned it!

Thankful Thursday

“Optimism is a happiness magnet. If you stay positive, good things and good people will be drawn to you.” ~ Mary Lou Retton. Today is literally the only day we have! Scary huh? But guess what? It’s exciting too! Don’t believe me? Take a little journey with me through today and at the end of …

One Bad Mother (Reprise)

Since the beginning of time you’ve shined like the morning sun, watched over and protected us like a full moon; Helped raise and nurture men from sons, daughters you’ve cultivated and groom. Never given a blueprint, manuscript, or instructions to follow or sample; Ma’Dear, Big Mama, and Mommy was how you learned, they were your …

The Chicken & The Pig

Are you bringing a contribution or making a sacrifice? Are you merely involved or totally committed? A pig and a chicken sharing the same barnyard heard about a church’s program to feed the hungry. The pig and the chicken discussed how they could help. The chicken said, “I’ve got it! We’ll provide bacon and eggs …

3 Life Changing Questions for 2019 and Beyond

At the beginning of each year, many will start the new year with vision boards, resolutions, and all sorts of promises and plans.  Some will even assign the year a mantra or motto and deem this “The year of (fill in the blank).” There is absolutely nothing wrong with that and I firmly believe that …

The Best Is Yet To Come!

Breaking News!!!! In a few days we will welcome a New Year!!! I’m Not Taking Anything With Me Into 2019 that does not grow me, stretch me, or make me better, or push and propel me to my purpose!!! If you owe me, don’t worry about it!!! If you wronged me, it’s all good!!! If …

Action Time!

Recently, I had surgery, a surgery in which I did not fully grasp the severity of the injury, the extensiveness of the surgery, or the length of recovery. Initially, it threw me off and left me bewildered and second-guessing my rationale in having the surgery to begin with. How often have you been faced with …

Se7en

  I sit here in an abyss, heartache and sorrow consuming me, How 7 years ago seem like yesterday?  7 years ago you was here with me! Who knew that when you blew out the candles, that was the prelude… 7 days later your earthly body gave into another mood. And just like that, when …