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Feel Good Friday

It’s #FGF – Feel Good Fridays – and today BrotherWord is sharing a story about how one man turned tragedy into triumph.  In 2007, Dr. Kevin Morton Jr, was a victim of gunshot.  At the time, Morton was the manager of a fast food chain in Eastpointe, MI. and a student at Oakland University.  Rushed …

Social Media Shakedown

  Back with another socially impactful commentary, @Raylee22 drops her latest prose on the phenomenon, or in some cases, the destructive illusion known as social media.  Enjoy! Social Media  Like this stat Like this pic Like this lie Like this trick…as in scheme, not chic Keep face for the gram I’m bout this way I’m …

Thankful Thursdays!

I am THANKFUL today for the things that push us, challenge us, force us to move out of our comfort zone and explore the unknown.  Recently I had a conversation in which I expressed, “contentment breeds mediocrity.”  If living life meant only pursuing the status quo or playing it safe, there would be no need for …

Thankful Thursdays!

Don’t Call It a Comeback   I am THANKFUL for the setback and let downs; For those that did not support, turned their back, cursed my name and thought I wouldn’t rebound! THANK… YOU!   I am THANKFUL for the dreams that didn’t come true and fizzled out; It made room for bigger dreams, a …

Are You Unhappy?

Came across a great article on @HuffingtonPost that touched on several attributes of unhappy people and I thought it needed to be shared.  The pandemic of unhappiness is increasing daily as we see more people diagnosed with clinical depression and suicide attempts… and suicide fatalities.  Ethnicity, classism, nor gender are solely responsible or single factors in the overwhelming statistics, but the state …

Reaping and Sowing

If you ever thought that what you do does not matter or doubted for a second your effect on others, take 3 minutes to witness how what you sow is what you shall reap.  Call it karma, paying it forward, reciprocity, or fate, but no matter what term you use, know that everything you hope, …

Motivational Monday

There are certain things in life that no one can take away from you – hope, integrity, education, self-worth, self-discipline, or character.  No matter the obstacles or the detractors, there is no one or no thing that has more say so in your development other than you! As many have seen, the livelihood of several …