WHAT’S IN A NAME?

Quite a lot. Win Your Customers Over by Developing This Skill  Shakespeare made us believe that a name is no big deal, it was a social construct without personal validity. Juliet said, “What’s in a name? That which we call Rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” Perhaps, ideally, but not in reality.Continue reading “WHAT’S IN A NAME?”

CELEBRATE the little VICTORIES

Tough times are minor obstacles for tough people. One way to flip the script on trauma is to celebrate the little victories as you work toward success. For example, Of course, these are worst-case scenarios (for a reason). If we think of the worst thing that could happen in a failed situation, then we canContinue reading “CELEBRATE the little VICTORIES”

WHAT IS GOOD?

Doing good is good! But how do we know what is GOOD without acknowledging a Good God??? May this message reach all those in political authority over us (for an elected season, thank God!!!!). May they understand that it is not what I say that makes something good. And it is certainly not what “you”Continue reading “WHAT IS GOOD?”

A necessary respite while lending a helping hand

 I’ve been practicing ‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭3:27‬—“Whenever you possibly can, do good to those who need it” —in a different way. While doing so, I thought I’d catchup on my magazine reading in the quiet times. Do you see the deadline on the page? Yes. I’m long overdue. #writersdigest Does anyone else have a small pileContinue reading “A necessary respite while lending a helping hand”

SHORT AND SWEET #13: AFFIRMATIONS FOR SUCCESS

As I continue to meditate on making the right choices, and bringing blessings into my life, I consider Reverand John Wesley, an English theologian, evangelist, cleric, and leader in the Methodist movement, who is credited with some pretty phenomenal words: “Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all theContinue reading “SHORT AND SWEET #13: AFFIRMATIONS FOR SUCCESS”

I FOUND A HACK FOR THE TEN COMMANDMENTS

And it is Helping Me Reprioritize Things Once upon a time, people wanted to live under a set of laws, so God spoke to Moses and thus, the Ten Commandments. Perhaps those people figured that if they had a list of things to do and not to do, they would obey God (not sin andContinue reading “I FOUND A HACK FOR THE TEN COMMANDMENTS”

Happy Juneteenth Day!

Originally published 6/19/21 Dear Reader, As Americans we can celebrate that we live in the only nation that fought a war to end slavery! So why aren’t we celebrating Jubilee Day, too, as a nation? For as long as I can remember we (members of the NAACP) celebrated Jubilee day on the first Sunday ofContinue reading “Happy Juneteenth Day!”

HAPPY FATHER’S DAY

Today is FATHER’S DAY 👔 And I celebrate all the dads and fathers, granddads, Pops, and Papas. As I stated in a previous post, I know you “guys” get the short end of the “holiday” stick. It is my belief that we have trained men to not care about that kind of stuff, but IContinue reading “HAPPY FATHER’S DAY”

FAVORITE TV OR MOVIE DADS

Since FATHER’S DAY is Sunday, June 19 👔I figured I’d celebrate them for the rest of the month. Why stop at the 19th when I did not start on the first? Right? Plus, I sorta feel like fathers get the short end of the stick. We have trained men to not care about that kindContinue reading “FAVORITE TV OR MOVIE DADS”

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