Motivational Mondays

Never be afraid to chase your dream.  The ONLY thing holding you back is YOU!  Don’t be afraid to be GREAT!  You have been uniquely made for a specific purpose and have gifts and talents that make a difference.  Strive for excellence and don’t let the challenges deter or shake you; it’s those challenges that make …

Thankful Thursdays!

So much to be thankful for on this day and everyday.  Today I am thankful for the continued blessings that pour into my life and the opportunities to share those blessings.  To serve others and possibly help them on their journey in life is an honor and responsibility I hold in the highest regards and …

U, Me, and We – Past, Present, Future

  “Yesterday is history, tomorrow a mystery, today is a gift, that’s why it’s called the present.” ~ Author Unknown Heard a topic recently about “Recalculating Your Route” and it began me to think about what happens when history spoils the gift and ruins the mystery?  As creatures of habit and self-preservation, our first instinct …

Ask BrotherWord

  Dear BrotherWord, Where do I begin?  Long story short, I want a baby and I know my husband doesn’t.  He will flip if I confront him about it.  We’ve been married 6 years now and when we began dating we both decided that kids were not what we wanted.  He’s 9 years older than …

Choices & Consequences

With the pending draft in two days and the future of many men waiting in the balance, the choices these men make will ultimately decide their career futures.  A game they’ve played since they began walking, will turn some into millionaires, changing their world in an instant.  Never was there a truer statement than when …

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 …