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Thankful Thursdays!

“Never be afraid to raise your voice for honesty and truth and compassion against injustice and lying and greed. If people all over the world…would do this, it would change the earth.” ~ William Faulkner It is hard to be THANKFUL when you are watching fellow citizens choked to death, gunned down, and beaten like …

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 Thursday!

Contentment does not mean settling or giving up.  It is about being appreciative and THANKFUL for the here and now.  It’s about finding peace with what you have and what you don’t have.  One of the biggest challenges in life is being satisfied with your present situation while striving for a greater future.  Don’t get bogged down …

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 …

Lions, Bears, & Tigers – Oh My!

In Locust Grove, Georgia at Noah’s Ark animal rescue sanctuary, the most unlikely of trios have found a home.  Leo the lion, Baloo, an American black bear, and Shere Kahn, a bengal tiger, cohabitate and live a playful life full of fun and harmony.

Thankful Thursday!

Ever thought what if or if only I would have done this or that?  We all have had those moments when we wished we can turn back the hands of time and have a do-over, a Mulligan.  The thing with do-overs are that it doesn’t guarantee we’ll get the desired outcome.  Instead of dwelling on the …

Thankful Thursday!

Today, I am most THANKFUL for the struggle.  Through struggle I discovered that I am greater than imagined and the only limitations I have are those that I impose on myself.  I am capable beyond measure and with obstacles, we gain experience and with experience, we build wisdom and wisdom translates into inner peace and greater understanding.  …

Thankful Thursday

It’s Thankful Thursday!!!  What are you thankful for today?  Did someone buy you lunch, open a door for you, tell you how nice you look?  Being thankful comes in may forms, but sometimes we have to dig deep to find thankfulness in the toughest of situations.  It’s about having an “Attitude of Gratitude!”  Even when …