Golden Globes Speech 2018

If you haven’t seen the speech from Oprah Winfrey at the 2018 Golden Globes, then here it is: She speaks eloquently, as usual, and she makes so much sense.  We are living in a fallen world and our government is in turmoil. I’m not surprised at all because Oprah Winfrey is a woman of her times. She has been where most Americans have been, but rose above her circumstance. If one person can do it, then anyone can do it. It takes strength, tenacity, and a WILL. If one person…

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Be thankful today

Thankfulness opens doors. We have been given freedom of choice which empowers us to open or close doors. There are many ways to open them, but a grateful attitude is one of the most effective. Learn the art of giving thanks in all circumstances. “do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.” See how many times you can thank God daily; this will awaken your awareness to a multitude of blessings. It will also cushion…

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Reminders to be grateful

I saw this post recently on another blog. I posted it on my Facebook page and it touched so many people. Enjoy ! The qualifications that gave us a job is the same qualifications someone else has, but does not have a job. Lets Be grateful. Our prayers that God answered is the same others have been praying, but without results. Lets Be grateful . The roads on which we travel on a daily basis is the same road many others died on. Lets Be grateful. The bed on which…

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10 Ways to serve other people

In a world with an abundance of turmoil and harshness, we need to find a reason to care. It’s not difficult to help someone daily. Helping others will free your soul. It makes us feel good when we help other people. Think about it, does it make you feel good when you help someone? 10 Ways to Serve other people Re-gift items you don’t use anymore. Someone else can use what’s sitting around collecting dust. Hold the door open for the person behind you. Be mindful of your surroundings. Man,…

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Finding Strength through witnessing Physical Abuse

COLLABORATION WITH A PURPOSE  – 12 Bloggers 1 Goal – Strength In a small suburbia city, attending a predominantly white race school,  I thought I was a bit privileged growing up.   We owned a house, a microwave, several nice cars, and even dogs.   I can’t remember ever wanting anything that my parents were unable to provide. An African American family of four.   A father and a mother who were both present in the home.  A mother who was classy, smart, and beautiful.  A father who was  smart…

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I’m attracted to Greatness 

” I’m attracted to Greatness– are you? My days seem to whisk by faster and faster.  Time stops for no one.  The more technology increases, the quicker time seems to slip under my feet.  Although,  time doesn’t sit still, I am consistently learning something new.  I’ve learned to stretch my mind and broaden my horizon. I’m always adding value to my life. I draw in smart people with a purpose. Don’t apologize for who you are, what you desire, what you love, or who you want to become!  I desire to be…

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Appreciating

What a key to contentment.  Mankind works for it, longs for it, even steals for it; yet it’s available to you all the time.  Appreciating is valuing what is considered commonplace.  It is enjoying what you already have, who or where you already are.  Appreciating grows the value of things simply by being thankful.  It sees gems where others see rocks.  It looks for something to be grateful about.  Appreciating tells a friend the value you see in them; before they see it in themselves.  “I sure appreciate you” is…

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