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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 …

Motivational Mondays

Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom.  Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power. ~ Tao Te Ching There are things in this world that once obtained, can never be taken away – knowledge, purpose, and love to name a few. Knowledge like power is harnessed by a desire to grow, expand, to …

Motivational Monday

There is no greater motivation than LIFE itself!  Tomorrow is not promised to anyone and at any giving moment, it can come to an end.  Today’s Motivational Monday is as personal as it gets as five years later I reflect on my sister who unknowingly helped to birth BrotherWord and all that has come to …

Happy Valentine’s Day

  Happy Valentine’s Day to all.  A day dedicated to spreading love, but what if one day turned into a daily ritual of expressing the love we have for each other?  How would you verbalize everything your significant other means to you?  How would you describe the love you share? Hallmark, true to their mantra …

Love Thyself

For any of us to be happy in any relationship, we first must be happy with ourselves.  Same rings true in love.  In order to receive or give love, we first must be able to love ourselves.  Loving ourselves is a phenomenal epiphany that happens over the course of lifetime and formulates as we begin …

Heaven Is Smiling

Heaven Is Smiling   It seems like yesterday when the pearly gates opened and welcomed you home; 4 years later and your presence, or should I say your absence, still rings strong. The glue, the beauty, the laughter, the one who held us down and held us together, without you, our family just isn’t the …

#AskBrotherWord – Soulmate

One of BrotherWord’s faithful readers, @ljackwill3805, forwarded an article regarding soulmates.  In the article, @TheMaryGraham talks about how her husband is NOT her soulmate and how as her daughters grow, discover themselves, and eventually seek a husband of their own, she does not want them to become disillusioned with the notion that soulmates exist.  I could not disagree more!

Thankful Thursdays!

There are so many things in this world to be THANKFUL for, but on this THANKFUL Thursday, I’m most THANKFUL for the things that didn’t happen.  Sometimes a closed door is a blessing in disguise and a preemptive strike preventing a future disaster. I’m THANKFUL for life’s mishaps and mistakes.  Because of them, I learned …