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Thankful Thursdays!

Today, I am extremely thankful for the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela.  A man of reverence and righteousness, Mandela, or “Madiba” (the Thembu clan Mandela belonged to) as he was affectionately referred to by his countrymen, traversed the path destined for him, never once altering his route, succumbing to circumstances, or allowing others to …

Thankful Thursdays!

Fourth of July symbolizes the United States gaining its independence when it separated from Great Britain in 1776.  Although this act initially began on July 2, it is widely recognized when Congress finalized the Declaration of Independence on July 4.   John Adams poignantly stated to his wife, “The second day of July, 1776, will …

Motivational Mondays – Freedom

“Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees the others.” ~ Winston Churchill   Freedom comes in many forms, but it’s only guaranteed by the men and women who bear arms.  They’ve fought to secure our country and protect our soil and paid the ultimate price;  their dedication and …

Hero Within

By now we’ve all heard about the escape and rescue of Amanda Berry and the other captives.  We’ve also been introduced to the heroic and humorous character of Charles Ramsey.  The video and audio clips are one sound bite after another and Ramsey is not camera shy or short on one-liners.  But what stands out most is …