Thought for TODAY!

by DEE
Amazing Blazing "hoping it's not you".

I will not spoon feed you, but give you as much as I can while I can.


Sunday, June 28, 2015: A mother is always a mother, she never stops worrying about her children, even when they are all grown up and have children of their own.

Saturday, June 27, 2015:  A mother's killer instincts come to life when someone attacks her child.

Friday, June 26, 2015:  The worst feeling ever is not knowing whether you should wait or give up.

Thursday, June 25, 2015:  It’s a shame when the things that are on your mind and in your heart never reach your lips

Wednesday, June 24, 2015:  You risk losing a person for a lifetime, when you play with their feelings.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015:  People can't change the truth but the truth can change people.

Monday, June 22, 2015:  Being honest may not get you a lot of friends, but it will get you the right friends.

Sunday, June 21, 2015: Honesty is a very expensive gift, don't expect it from cheap people.

Saturday, June 20, 2015:  Relationships fail when there are too many passengers.

Friday, June 19, 2015:  True confidence is knowing, deep down inside,  you don't have to lean on ANYONE in order to fall flat on your back.

Thursday, June 18, 2015:  Be yourself.  It's much better to be genuinely strange than falsely normal.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015: The moment you start comparing yourself to others is the moment you lose confidence.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015: Confidence is like a muscle, the more you use it the stronger it becomes.

Monday, June 15, 2015:  Don't be afraid of change; you may lose something good but you may gain something greater.

Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Earth has its boundaries but human stupidity is limitless. 

Saturday, June 13, 2015: Definition of stupid:  Knowing the truth, seeing the truth, but still believing the Lies. 

Friday, June 12, 2015:  The biggest risk in life is to risk nothing at all.

Thursday, June 11, 2015:  Sometimes life is about risking everything for a dream no one can see but you.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015:  What we regret in the end are the chances we never took.

Tuesday, June 9, 2015:  Take risks, if you win you will be happy; if you lose, you will be wiser.

Monday, June 8, 2015:  Patience is not the ability to wait, but the ability to keep a good attitude while waiting.

Sunday, June 7, 2015:  Don't waste your time trying to get people to you; spend your time with those who already love you.

Saturday, June 6, 2015:  Don't  let aging get you down, it's too hard to get back up!

Friday, June 5, 2015:  Silence is the best response to a fool.

Thursday, June 4, 2015:  You can't have a good day with a bad attitude and you can't have a bad day with a good attitude.

Wednesday, June 3, 2015:  You make the world a better place by making yourself a better person. --Sorrell

Tuesday, June 2, 2015: Find the good in people and ignore the bad in them...No One IS Perfect.

Monday, June 1, 2015:  The world wasn't built in one day and neither were we, set small goals and build upon them.


May, 2015:  May is the month to REVITALIZE "YOU".  Take time to smell the roses, evaluate your priorities and move FORWARD!!


Thursday, April 30, 2015:  What you do in the dark will surely come to the light.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015:  If you are not part of the solution, you are part of the problem.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015:  Helping Others:  Be careful, don't fatten the frog for the snake to eat!

Monday, April 27, 2015:  Too many cooks in the kitchen spoils the broth!

Sunday, April 26, 2015: Don't let your mouth write a check your ass can't cash.

Saturday, April 25, 2015:  A dog has four feet but still can only walk one path.  That goes for two legged dogs too!

Friday, April 24, 2015: You should never sacrifice three things: your family, your heart, or your dignity.

Thursday, April 23, 2015:  "Certain things catch your eye, but pursue only those that capture the heart.” --Native American Proverb

Wednesday, April 22, 2015: You can never say that you have arrived when you reach the foot of a mountain for this is a victory shout reserved for those who reach the loftiest peak.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015:   Rejection or refusal is a temporary phase of life. Always give yourself another chance.

Monday, April 20, 2015:  When your actions are in sync with your heart, something beautiful is on the horizon.

Sunday, April 19, 2015:  Life's ups and downs provide windows of opportunity to determine your values and goals. Think of using all obstacles as stepping-stones to build the life you want.

Saturday, April 18, 2015:  SHOULD have, WOULD have and COULD have will ALWAYS keep YOU from I CAN, I WILL and I AM.

Friday, April 17, 2015:  Email is like the spoken word and you must think before you speak. Because once the words leave your lips or the email leaves your fingertips, you can not take them back.

Thursday, April 16, 2015: I would rather stand in the line of wise men to catch the breadcrumbs falling off their plate of encouragement, wisdom and guidance than the buffet line of naysayers, slanderers and crushers of the spirit.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015:  When you focus on problems, you will have more problems and when you focus on possibilities, you will have more opportunities.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015: The easiest way to resolve an argument is to prevent it.

Monday, April 13, 2015:  You may never be good enough for someone but promise yourself to be the best for those who deserve you.

Sunday, April 12, 2015:  Work hard because it takes time to become great.

Saturday, April 11, 2015:  A negative person can never see good in anything.

Friday, April 10, 2015:  Remember, when you think you are slick, there is always someone else who is slicker.

Thursday, April 9, 2015:  Sometimes it pays to listen closely to a talkative person and hear what it is they are not saying.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015:  When in mixed company, it's better to remain quiet so the rest of world won't find out how dumb you really are.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015:  When someone smiles at you, look into their will see the truth.

Monday, April 6, 2015:  An optimist is the human personification of spring.

Sunday, April 5, 2015:  Judge not your beauty by the number of people who look at you, but rather by the number of people who smile at you.  African Proverb

Saturday, April 4, 2015:  No matter how long the winter, spring is sure to follow.

Friday, April 3, 2015:  Don't let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.

Thursday, April 2, 2015:  Too many people undervalue what they are and overvalue what they're not.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015:  He who is born a fool is never cured. Proverb


March, 2015:  HECTIC!!!!   "March is a month of considerable frustration - it is so near spring and yet across a great deal of the country the weather is still so violent and changeable that outdoor activity in our yards seems light years away." Thalassa Cruso


Saturday, February 28, 2015:  Sometimes we need to lose the small battles in order to win the war.

Friday, February 27, 2015: The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you can not do.

Thursday. February 26, 2015:  No sacrifice, no victory; no hardship, no hallelujah!

Wednesday, February 25, 2015:  "Winning means you're willing to go longer, work harder, and give more than anyone else."  Vince Lombardi


Monday, February 23, 2015:  “You don't make progress by standing on the sidelines, whimpering and complaining. You make progress by implementing ideas.” ― Shirley Chisholm

Sunday, February 22, 2015:  “Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.” ― Harriet Tubman

Saturday, February 21. 2015:  “A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.” ― Marcus Garvey

Friday, February 20, 2015:  "A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination."- Nelson Mandela

Thursday, February 19, 2015:  . "For I am my mother's daughter, and the drums of Africa still beat in my heart." - Mary McLeod Bethune

Wednesday, February 18, 2015:  "Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed." - Booker T. Washington

Tuesday, February 17, 2015:   "Never be limited by other people's limited imaginations."
-Dr. Mae Jemison, first African-American female astronaut

Monday, February 16, 2015:  "Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek." - President Barack Obama

Sunday, February 15, 2015:  "I have learned over the years that when one's mind is made up, this diminishes fear." - Rosa Parks

Saturday, February 14, 2015:  "Love makes your soul crawl out from its hiding place." – Zora Neale Hurston

Friday, February 13, 2015:  "Diversity is not about how we differ. Diversity is about embracing one another's uniqueness." – Ola Joseph

Thursday, February 12, 2015:  "Where there is no vision, there is no hope." – George Washington Carver

Wednesday, February 11, 2015:  "The battles that count aren't the ones for gold medals. The struggles within yourself--the invisible, inevitable battles inside all of us--that's where it's at." - Jesse Owens

Tuesday, February 10, 2015:  "In recognizing the humanity of our fellow beings, we pay ourselves the highest tribute." - Thurgood Marshall, first African American on the U.S. Supreme Court

Monday, February 9, 2015:  "Have a vision. Be demanding."
 - Colin Powell, the first African American appointed as the U.S. Secretary of State

Sunday, February 8, 2015:  "Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit. We are all the same in this notion: The potential for greatness lives within each of us." - Wilma Rudolph

Saturday, February 7, 2015:  "Just don’t give up what you’re trying to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don’t think you can go wrong." - Ella Fitzgerald

Friday, February 6, 2015:  "I am where I am because of the bridges that I crossed. Sojourner Truth was a bridge. Harriet Tubman was a bridge. Ida B. Wells was a bridge. Madame C. J. Walker was a bridge. Fannie Lou Hamer was a bridge." - Oprah Winfrey

Thursday, February 5, 2015:  "Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015:  "Hate is too great a burden to bear. It injures the hater more than it injures the hated." - Coretta Scott King

Tuesday, February 3, 2015:  "Do not call for black power or green power. Call for brain power." - Barbara Jordan

Monday, February 2, 2015:  "We should emphasize not Negro history, but the Negro in history. What we need is not a history of selected races or nations, but the history of the world void of national bias, race hate, and religious prejudice." - Carter Woodson

Sunday, February 1, 2015:  "Bringing the gifts that my ancestors gave, I am the dream and the hope of the slave. I rise. I rise. I rise." - Maya Angelou


Saturday, January 31, 2015:  Every day may not be good, but there is something good in every day.

Friday, January 30, 2015:  Two things define you:  Your patience when you have nothing, and your attitude when you have everything.

Thursday, January 29, 2015:  A mind is like a parachute, it does not work if you do not open it.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015:  Your best teacher is your last mistake.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015:  The world suffers a lot not because of the violence bad people, but because of the silence of good people.

Monday, January 26, 2015:  Life isn't about building walls and hiding behind them. It's about breaking them down and expanding beyond them!

Sunday, January 25, 2015:  Having your heart broken is the easy part; knowing when to move on is the challenge.

Saturday, January 24, 2015: A lie may take care of the present, but it has no future.

Friday, January 23, 2015:  Your work should be aligned with your inner vision.

Thursday, January 22, 2015:  If we start doubting our fears and stop doubting our dreams, we can accomplish so much more in our lives.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015:  A smart person never lets a "know all" fool know how smart they really are; the smart person waits in the cut for the right time to strike!!

Tuesday, January 20, 2015:  Too often we mistake kindness for weakness especially when the kind person turns bitter and is on to your game. (Your ass is history!)

Monday, January 19, 2015:  When you attempt to get to the top by riding someone else's back, you risk being throw off at any given minute when you are deceptive in your motives.

Sunday, January 18, 2015:  A hug isa great gift - one size fits all, and it's easy to exchange. 

Saturday, January 17, 2015:  Pointing out the sins of others doesn't make you a saint.

Friday, January 16, 2015:  Your beliefs don't make you a better person, your behavior does.

Thursday, January 15, 2015:  Don't fear the enemy that attacks you, but fear the fake friend that hugs you.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015: Every person has two sides, one they show to the world and one they keep to themselves.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015:  When you feel like giving up and throwing the towel in, remember all the people you need to prove wrong.

Monday, January 12, 2015: It is baffling how people will question all the good things they hear about you and believe all the bad without a second thought. 

Sunday, January 11, 2015:  Life is your ability to breath out every time you breathe in.  African

Saturday, January 10, 2015:  Success occurs when opportunity meets preparation. 

Friday, January 9, 2015:  If we all were given the opportunity to throw our problems in a pile and see everyone else's, we'd happily grab ours back. 

Thursday, January 8, 2015:  It's your prerogative to make all the bad choices you want, but don't complain when there are repercussions.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015:  Feelings are similar to waves, we can't stop them from coming but we can choose which one to ride.

Tuesday, January 6, 2015:  Everything we want out of life is just on the other side of fear...dare to move on the other side.

Monday, January 5, 2015:  We were not given a "good life" or a "bad life"; we were given a life.  It's up to the individual to make life good or bad.

Sunday, January 4, 2015:  Don't let someone who gave up on their dreams talk you out of yours.

Saturday, January 3, 2015:  If you shine from within, you don't need a spotlight.

Friday, January 2, 2015:  No matter how difficult things were today, tomorrow's a brand new opportunity to make it better!!

Thursday, January 1, 2015:  HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!  Be thankful for what you have rather than focusing on what you don't have.


Wednesday, December 31, 2014:  EASY is to judge the mistakes of others...DIFFICULT is to recognize and admit to your own mistakes.

Tuesday, December 30, 2014:  The most beautiful people are the ones who experienced the toughest situations in life but still manage to keep a smile on their face and a pleasing personality.

Monday, December 29, 2014:  Never allow the negative things in your life to spoil all the GOOD things in your LIFE.

Sunday, December 28, 2014:  The people you take for granted today, may turn out be the very people you need tomorrow.  Be careful how you treat people.

Saturday,December 27, 2014:  Today is a time for reflection; what really counts are the moments you brought joy into someone else's life.

Friday, December 26, 2014:  Real love is when you can still love a person when they have gotten on your last nerve!

Thursday, December 25, 2014:  Today is the day we wish everyone a Merry Christmas but to be truly merry we must live each day as "Merry Christmas".  Keep the spirit all year long.

Wednesday, December 24, 2014:  Rejoice in the blessings you have received and share with others to receive more.

Tuesday, December 23, 2014:  Remember, to be open, honest, and honorable in all your endeavors.

Monday, December 22, 2014:  Only you have the power to control your thoughts; choose thoughts that evoke love, laughter, and happiness.

Sunday, December 21, 2014:  It's cleansing time...forgive your parents, forgive your siblings, forgive your mate, forgive friends, and forgive your enemies.  During the last rinse...forgive yourself.

Saturday, December 20, 2014:  Faith gives you the peace to say thanks today for what you are guaranteed to receive tomorrow.

Friday, December 19, 2014:  Regardless of your race, religion or political affiliation, never hesitate to question those in authority...respectfully.

Thursday, December 18, 2014:  Avoid being quick to judge people from the never know what goes on behind closed doors and between four walls.


Wednesday, December 17, 2014:  It's okay to follow your heart...just remember to take your brain with you.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014:  "Money talks and "bullshit" runs a marathon."   Bo Peep

Monday, December 15, 2014:  Tomorrow's success depends on today's effort.

Sunday, December 14, 2014:  We must learn to appreciate what we have, before time makes us appreciate what we had.

Saturday, December 13, 2014:  Your last mistake is your best teacher.

Friday, December 12, 2014:  Every new day brings with it a new opportunity to make life better.

Thursday, December 11, 2014:  Some people spend their entire life waiting for their Ship to come in, not realizing they are standing in an airport.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014: Determination, patience and courage are the only things needed to improve any situation.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014:  When you've done the best that you can and the problem still exist, don't spend your time worrying because worry never solved anything.

Monday, December 8, 2014:  Often we convince ourselves we are right and later find out everybody was right except you.

Sunday, December 7, 2014:  When you raise your children as your "friend", you risk losing parental respect and it will come back to bite you!

Saturday, December 6, 2014:  Beware of people who make crude statements and try to cover themselves by saying "just kidding" or "I don't mean any harm".  Liar, liar pants on fire!!!

Friday, December 5, 2014:  Before you point your finger at someone, look at the direction your thumb is pointing.  Check yourself before you criticize another person.

Thursday, December 4, 2014: When kindred spirits come together, all barriers are removed and nothing but good, honest exchange occurs. 

Wednesday, December 3, 2014:  The person you can count on most is yourself.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014: "There's nothing sadder in this world than to awake Christmas morning and not be a child."
-- Erma Bombeck

Monday, December 1, 2014:  Sometimes it is better to be kind than to be right.


Sunday, November 30, 2014: Society has become so cut throat, until it is no longer "who moved my cheese?", it's "who ate my damn cheese?!".

Saturday, November 29, 2014:  Avoid getting too comfortable in life; things, people and situations change in the blink of the eye.

Friday, November 28, 2014:  Giving your heart freely doesn't mean it will be received freely.

Thursday, November 27, 2014:  Thanksgiving... “Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse.” Henry Van Dyke Thank you for ALL the times we have shared in this lifetime. - Art

Wednesday, November 26, 2014:  It is better that trials come to you in the beginning and you find peace afterwards than that they come to you at the end.  Ugandan Proverb

Tuesday, November 25, 2014:  When a man is in trouble he smokes.  Ugandan Proverb

Monday, November 24, 2014:  In the home of the coward they laugh while in the home of the brave they cry.  Ugandan Proverb

Sunday, November 23, 2014:  The best part of happiness lies is in the secret heart of a lover.   Ugandan Proverb

Saturday, November 22, 2014:  The place where you are happy is better than the place you were born.  Tshi Proverb

Friday, November 21, 2014:  A friend when in need is a faithful friend.  Vietnamese Proverb

Thursday, November 20, 2014:  A good person has many friends, a good horse has many masters.  Tywa Proverb

Wednesday, November 19, 2014:  Who seeks a friend without faults dies alone.  Turkish Proverb

Tuesday, November 18, 2014:  None is so rich as to throw away a friend.  Turkish Proverb

Monday, November 17, 2014:  Envy is the companion of great success.  Swedish Proverb

Sunday, November 16, 2014:  God gave us each a song.
Native American Ute Proverb

Saturday, November 15, 2014:  Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Walk beside me that we may be as one.  Native American Ute Proverb

Friday, November 14, 2014:  If I am in harmony with my family, that's success.  Native American Ute Proverb

Thursday, November 13, 2014:  To lengthen thy life, lessen thy mealsSicilian Proverb

Wednesday, November 12, 2014:  How you run your life, that's how your clock will run.  Yiddish Proverb

Tuesday, November 11, 2014: In life, it is always possible to reach agreement in the end.  Tuareg Proverb

Monday, November 10, 2014:  Those who have saved one life, have saved the entire world.  Tibetan Proverb

Sunday, November 9, 2014:  The life of the land is the life of the people.  Tahitian Proverb

Saturday, November 8, 2014:  The greatest truth is the simplest one.  African Proverb

Friday, November 7, 2014:  Truth is like fire it cannot be hidden under dry leaves.  African Proverb

Thursday, November 6, 2014:  The naked truth is always better than the best-dressed lie.  African Proverb

Wednesday, November 5, 2014: The words you say to tell the truth are as important as the decision to be truthful.  African Proverb

Tuesday, November 4, 2014: Telling the truth from the start will make your life easier and avoid breaking someone's heart.

Monday, November 3, 2014: Reward for work well done is the opportunity to do more.

Sunday, November 2, 2014: Understanding and adapting are important to creating long-term success.

Saturday, November 1, 2014: Creating is hard work.

Friday, October 31, 2014:  By the time the fool has learned the game, the players have dispersed. ~Ashanti proverb

 Thursday, October 30, 2014:  Money, if you use it, comes to an end; learning, if you use it, increases. ~ Swahili proverb

 Wednesday, October 29, 2014:  A man who uses force is afraid of reasoning. ~Kenyan proverb

Tuesday, October 28, 2014:  Knowledge without wisdom is like water in the sand. ~ Guinean proverb

Monday, October 27, 2014: If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go together. ~ African proverb

 Sunday, October 26, 2014:  Unity is strength, division is weakness. ~ Swahili proverb

Saturday, October 25, 2014:   Judge not your beauty by the number of people who look at you, but rather by the number of people who smile at you. ~African Proverb

 Friday, October 24, 2014:  If there is character, ugliness becomes beauty; if there is none, beauty becomes ugliness. ~Nigerian Proverb

Thursday, October 23, 2014:  There can be no peace without understanding. ~Senegalese proverb

Wednesday, October 22, 2014:  Peace is costly but it is worth the expense. ~Kenyan proverb

Tuesday, October 21, 2014:  Thinking and speaking exactly what you want, gives you full control of directing your life.

Monday, October 20, 2014:  You must be very particular about what you feed your mind.

Saturday, October 18, 2014:  Don't be afraid to lift your head above the crowd, even when you know you will probably draw criticism.

Friday, October 17, 2014:  A true friend is someone who shows up when the rest of the world has disappeared.

Thursday, October 16, 2014:  Craziness unleashed eventually turns into madness!! 

Wednesday, October 15, 2014:  If you ever get behind, keep moving ..there is always tomorrow.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014:  What you give in life is what you get in return.-ART

Monday, October 13, 2014:  Some people have been in the darkness so long until they are afraid of the light. 

Sunday, October 12, 2014:  Being content with life is a cover for being lazy.

Saturday, October 11, 2014:  If you dream will live small.

Friday, October 10, 2014:  A big house, a fancy car, status, power. career... do  not represent character.

Thursday, October 9, 2014:  A good leader is not threaten by strong.  smart people instead he compliments them to achieve the highest goals.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014: We have already been given everything we need to be successful, all we need to do is use it. --ART

Tuesday, October 7, 2014:  There is a difference between being needed and being used, be wise enough to know the difference.

Monday, October 6, 2014:  Nobody wants to be called "stupid" but what do you call it when you can't communicate and you do nothing to improve yourself?

Sunday, October 5, 2014:  It's a sad state when you get old and all you can do is ridicule others because of your own short-comings.

Saturday, October 4, 2014:  It is easy to sit back and criticize some else when you aren't doing anything constructive.

Friday, October 3, 2014:  We all are subject to making mistakes but it is an idiot who keeps repeating them over and over again.

Thursday, October 2, 2014:  Avoid prejudging people you meet, they might be your new best friend.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014:  Sometimes we get so caught up in our small thinking, we end up on the losing side of life. 


Tuesday, September 30, 2014:  A woman's polite devotion is her greatest beauty. ~ African proverb

Monday, September 29, 2014:  Only a fool tests the water with both feet.  ~ African proverb

Sunday, September 28, 2014:  Quarrels end, but words once spoken never die.  ~ African proverb

Saturday, September 27, 2014:  Work is good as long as you don't forget to live.  ~ African proverb

Friday, September 26, 2014:  The ax forgets; the tree remembers.  ~ African proverb

Thursday, September 25, 2014:  Stop being afraid of what could go wrong; focus on what can go right.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014:  Silence speaks when words can't.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014:  Go the extra mile, it's never crowded.

Monday, September 22, 2014: Our enemies are frightened because they know they make use strong.

Sunday, September 21, 2014:  Worrying will never change the outcome.

Saturday, September 20, 2014:  it's not about being the best, it's about being better than you were yesterday.

Friday, September 19, 2014:  Be careful how you point a finger at others because you might be the problem.

Thursday, September 18, 2014: In the moment of crisis, the wise build bridges and the foolish build dams. ~ Nigerian proverb

 Wednesday, September 17, 2014:  Unity is strength, division is weakness. ~ Swahili proverb

Tuesday, September 16, 2014:  Judge not your beauty by the number of people who look at you, but rather by the number of people who smile at you. ~African Proverb

 Monday, September 15, 2014:  If there is character, ugliness becomes beauty; if there is none, beauty becomes ugliness. ~Nigerian Proverb

Sunday, September 14, 2014:  If you can’t resolve your problems in peace, you can’t solve them with war. ~ Somalian proverb

Saturday, September 13, 2014:  When you take life too seriously, you forget how to have fun and be yourself.

Friday, September 12, 2014:  Some broken people are beyond repair because they enjoy wallowing in self-pity.

Thursday, September 11, 2014:  Happiness is a short lived illusion.  You must work constantly to keep it in view.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014:  Our deeds and words are the gifts we offer to others each day...make sure they help and not hinder someone in need.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014:  When the people you help start acting like it's your responsibility to help them, it's time to re-evaluate the situation, cut your losses and step back to determine if you are the loser. 

Monday, September 8, 2014:  It's easy to point out the faults of others but it's hard for you to clean your own mirror and look at yourself.

Sunday, September 7, 2014:  Though my trials and tribulations were a hard struggle, I was able to overcome and I'm still here!

Saturday, September 6, 2014:  If you are filled with pride, then you will have no room for wisdom. ~ African proverb

Friday, September 5, 2014:  Knowledge without wisdom is like water in the sand. ~ Guinean proverb

Thursday, September 4, 2014:  It's a sad state when old women can find nothing to do but create havoc, chaos and confusion on younger women they envy.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014:  Money is not the root of all evil, it's the love and use of money that creates evil.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014:  Snakes come in all colors, shapes and forms.  They hide in places you least expect.

Monday, September 1, 2014: The goal is the same: life itself; and the price is the same; life itself. - James Agee 


Sunday, August 31, 2014:  The reason a dog has so many friends is that he wags his tail instead of his tongue.

Saturday, August 30, 2014:  Many an opportunity is lost because a man is out looking for four leaf clovers.

Friday, August 29, 2014:  Holding a grudge is letting someone live rent-free in your head.

Thursday, August 28, 2014:  A true friend is someone who sees the pain in your eyes while everyone else believes the smile on your face.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014:  Never miss an opportunity to make others happy even if you have to leave them alone to do it.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014:  Do not regret growing older.  It is a privilege denied to many.

Monday, August 25, 2014:  You cannot make your candle glow brighter by blowing out the other person's.

Sunday, August 24, 2014:  I am the author of my life.  Unfortunately I’m writing in pen and I can’t erase my mistakes.

Saturday, August 23, 2014:  The first to apologize is the bravest, the first to forgive is the strongest, and the first to forget is the happiest.

Friday, August 22, 2014:  Some people forget to plant in the spring, idle away the summer hours and then expect to reap in the fall.

Thursday, August 21, 2014:  Contentment is not the fulfillment of what you want, but the realization of how much you already have.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014:  Grudges are a waste of perfect happiness.  Laugh when you can, apologize when you should, and let go of what you can’t change.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014:  Never drive faster than your guardian angel can fly.

Monday, August 18, 2014:  I am not here to change the world.  I am changing the world because I am here.

Sunday, August 17, 2014:  Success comes in cans, not in can nots.

Saturday, August 16, 2014:  It’s better to be an optimist who is sometimes wrong than a pessimist who is always right.

Friday, August 15, 2014:  What you do every day matters more than what you do every once in a while.

Thursday, August 14,2014:  The best sermons are lived, not preached.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014: Words that soak into your ears are whispered… not yelled. 

Tuesday, August 12, 2014:  Don’t wait for the perfect moment. Take the moment and make it perfect.

Monday, August 11, 2014:  Life is not like a box of chocolates.  It’s more like a jar of jalapenos.  What you do today might burn your ass tomorrow.

Sunday, August 10, 2014: Good judgment comes from bad experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment.

 Saturday, August 9, 2014:  Find a way to get over the challenge (figure it out) or fail to grow (be stuck in a rut).

Friday, August 8, 2014:  People who are selfish and cheap never reach the top because they end up having to replace the cheap items.

Thursday, August 7, 2014:  When you short change others, you eventually short change yourself.

Wednesday, August 6, 2014: If you keep on doing what you all are doing we all will be back chains.

Tuesday, August 5, 2014: At the end of the day this is all we'll have.

Monday, August 4, 2014: "When elephants fight, it is the grass that suffers" - African proverb

Sunday, August 3, 2014: To be free is to live in a way that enhances the freedom of others.

Saturday, August 2, 2014:  It is the difference we've made in the lives of others that will determine the significance of the lives we lead.

Friday, August 1, 2014:  If people can learn to hate, people can learn to love.


Thursday, July 31, 2014:  Love has to be shown by deeds not words. ~ Swahili proverb

Wednesday, July 30, 2014:  Lack of money is lack of friends; if you have money at your disposal, every dog and goat will claim to be related to you. ~ Yoruba proverb

Tuesday, July 29, 2014:  A man who uses force is afraid of reasoning. ~Kenyan proverb

Monday, July 28, 2014:  Bitter truth is better than a sweet lie.  To tell the truth can be painful and the one who tells the truth may not be loved by others. A lie may please, but it brings doubts in people's minds. - SWAHILI PROVERB

Sunday, July 27, 2014:  Before you give up any relationship,  take a minute and think of the reason why you developed it in the first place.

 Saturday, July 26, 2014:  Loving someone more than you love yourself, only gives them a free pass to walk all over your heart.

Friday, July 25, 2014:  "You may shoot me with your words,
You may cut me with your eyes,
You may kill me with your hatefulness,
But still, like air, I'll rise." - Maya Angelou

Thursday, July 24, 2014:  "If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life. With confidence, you have won even before you have started." - Marcus Garvey

Wednesday, July 23, 2014: “If you have much, give of your wealth; if you have little, give of your heart.”~ Arabic Proverb

Tuesday, July 22, 2014:  “Have a heart that never hardens, a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts.”-Charles Dickens

Monday, July 21, 2014:  Refuse to settle for being less than you are. It won’t serve others and it won’t serve you.

Sunday, July 20, 2014:  Sincere compliments cost nothing and can accomplish much and generate fortunes.

Saturday, July 19, 2014:  “Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.”~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Friday, July 18, 2014:  Luck may help you get to the top, but it takes hard work to keep you there. 

Thursday, July 17, 2014:  When it comes to living triumphantly, a spark of an idea can cause an explosion of possibilities.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014:  The major role of friendship is to sustain and make bearable each other's burdens.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014:  There can be no peace without understanding. ~Senegalese proverb

Monday, July 14, 2014:  Without a leader, black ants are confused. ~Ugandan proverb

Sunday, July 13, 2014:  Ears that do not listen to advice, accompany the head when it is chopped off. ~African Proverb 

Saturday, July 12, 2014:  In the moment of crisis, the wise build bridges and the foolish build dams. ~ Nigerian proverb

Friday, July 11, 2014:  Don't settle for less; always demand the best no matter the situation.

Thursday, July 10, 2014:  Let today be the day you laugh at will smile all day.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014:  Living is choosing and I choose to live a positive, fulfilled life.

Tuesday, July 8, 2014:  When you see the good in yourself, it will be easy to see the good in others.

Monday, July 7, 2014:  Time is very valuable to "winners"; it is important to take time to accomplish all the things that truly matter in your life.

Sunday, July 6, 2014:  It's a struggle, but you must do your best to separate your wants from your needs.

Saturday, July 5, 2014:  Life gets better when you recognize and understand that strength grows out of struggle.

Friday, July 4, 2014:  Freely exchange ideas and feelings.

Thursday, July 3, 2014:  It's not enough that everyone should be judged by or expected to play by the same rules.

Wednesday, July 2, 2014:  If you're going to assume anything, assume responsibility.

Tuesday, July 1, 2014:  You can tell a lot about a person by the way they treat a server.



Monday, June 30, 2014:  Two don'ts in life, don't take anything personally and don't make assumptions.

Sunday, June 29, 2014:  Living your best life has to do with timing and technique.

Saturday, June 28, 2014:  In all you create, create happiness.

Friday, June 27, 2014:  I will always love you but when loving you starts hurting me, then I can love you from a distance.

Thursday, June 26, 2014:  Hurt, jealousy and hatred have destroyed the best of us.

Wednesday, June 25, 2014: Beauty is only skin deep but ugly is to the bone, no matter how much you try to cover it up, it will rise to the surface.  

Tuesday, June 24, 2014: Giving is the right thing to do but sometimes receiving inspires you to give more. 

Monday, June 23, 2014:  You're here but you're not here, so it does no good to complain.

Sunday, June 22, 2014:  How happy people think and how you can be like them starts with liking yourself.

Saturday, June 21, 2014:  Happiness is now or never.

Friday, June 20, 2014:  Happiness is a living, breathing word and the only way to maintain it is to continue feeding it.

Thursday, June 19, 2014:  The best happiness comes in the achievement of a task you thought you never could.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014:  Happiness is not easy to be found within, but cannot be found anywhere else.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014:  Looking for easy to achieve, especially money, means you will not appreciate nearly as much what you achieve.

Monday, June 16, 2014:  A poor man is a man who measures success through things.

Sunday, June 15, 2014:  Growing successfully requires perseverance to stay the course, understanding to comprehend your amazing accomplishments for being faithful and time to allow this power to work for you.

Saturday, June 14, 2014: Happiness is sharing a good cup of coffee with wonderful friends. 

Friday, June 13, 2014:  Positive smart work yields positive returns; you get what you give. 

Thursday, June 12, 2014:  Blessings come in more ways other than money windfalls.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014:  When we spend so much time searching, we fail to see what we are looking for is right in front of our faces.  

Tuesday, June 10, 2014:  When you choose to go solo, you often end up the loser; no man is an island.

Monday, June 9, 2014:  When good things are happening in your life, you sometimes lose track of time.

Sunday, June 8, 2014: Good conversation with family members is often just what the doctor ordered. 

Saturday, June 7, 2014:  Don't regret growing older; it's a privilege many are denied.

Friday, June 6, 2014:  Don't be afraid to lift your head above the crowd and ignore the criticism of onlookers.

Thursday, June 5, 2014:  When the outlook seems dull, switch to the "uplook".

Wednesday, June 4, 2014:  Don't stifle the dreams and ideas of others because you are bitter and negative.

Tuesday, June 3, 2014:  You wake up each day determined  to love and help your fellow man,but before the clock strikes noon, you are ready to strangle the living daylights out of somebody...GOD please give me patience!!

Monday, June 2, 2014:  You can make suggestions, provide opportunities, offer encouragement and the list goes on; however, people will only change if they sincerely want to change.

Sunday, June 1, 2014:  CAUTION:  The biggest liars always swear they are telling the "truth".


Saturday, May 31, 2014:  When you have inner peace, everything and everyone around you becomes peaceful;  even the devil is quiet.

Friday, May 30, 2014:  When you find yourself out running yourself, it's time to stop, collect your thoughts, and thank God for all of the blessings you have received.

Thursday, May 29, 2014:  It's not good to waste time pondering  why certain things are happening in your life because you will never know the answer; just keep moving, the journey's path has already been cut.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014:  "Fun" is the key to happiness; everything you do should generate enjoyment, amusement or lighthearted pleasure.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014:  To live a life with purpose, you must have it in all aspects of your life including play.

Monday, May 26, 2014:  Today we honor those who have given their lives for us to live happily now.

Sunday, May 25, 2014:  When you visit a friend's house and they don't invite you inside, don't take it personal.

Saturday, May 24, 2014: Never let anyone kill your joy especially a person who is always complaining and never satisfied.

Friday, May 23, 2014:  Life doesn't get any better when friends and family get together to celebrate each other.

Thursday, May 22, 2014:  A big house with no one to share is like living in a dark cave.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014:  The greatest honor of a people is to pass on peace and harmony to their children.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014:  You know you are growing when you are able to recognize differences in people, accept  them unconditionally and embrace them as human beings.

Monday, May 19, 2014:  Joy is sharing new experiences with friends who are as excited about life as you.

Sunday, May 18, 2014:  There's no telling what a satisfied woman will do!

Saturday, May 17, 2014:  It has been said that beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but sometimes you wonder if the beholder needs an eye transplant.

Friday, May 16, 2014:  When all else fails, God steps in and VICTORY prevails.

Thursday, May 15, 2014:  When the music changes, so does the dance...African proverb

Wednesday, May 14, 2014:  Don't set sail on someone else's star...African proverb

Tuesday, May 13, 2014:  All truth is good, but not all truth is good to say...African proverb

Monday, May 12, 2014:  Our love is like the misty rain that falls softly, but floods the river...African proverb

Sunday, May 11, 2014:  The "river" is the life blood of every community...we should strive to keep it clean and pure.

Saturday, May 10, 2014:  Good memories add to life, bad memories take away from life.

Friday, May 9, 2014:  You won't get a lot of friends with "honesty" but you will get the right friends.

Thursday, May 8, 2014:  Beauty is in enjoying the simple things in life...the sound of raindrops on a tin roof.

Wednesday, May 7, 2014:  Almost anything is possible if you have enough time and enough nerve.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014:  No amount of money will make you happy if you are not happy with yourself.

Monday, May 5, 2014:  Your value does not decrease based on someone’s inability to see your worth.  It’s their loss, not yours.

Sunday, May 4, 2014:  When the people you love treat you poorly, walk away, smile and keep being YOU.  Don’t ever let someone else’s bitterness change the person you are.

Saturday, May 3, 2014: Negative company will never give you a positive life.

 Friday, May 2, 2014:  Be an example. Treat everyone with kindness and respect, even those who are rude to you – not because they are nice, but because you are. 

Thursday, May 1, 2014:  When you smile about the life you live, you end up living a life worth smiling about.


Wednesday, April 30, 2014:  Respect is for those who deserve it; not for those who demand it.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014:  Dismiss the reasons why your dream won't work and embrace the reason why it will work.

Monday, April 28, 2014:  A wise man doesn't waste words on people who deserve silence; sometimes the most powerful thing you can say is nothing at all.

Sunday, April 27, 2014:  Doubting yourself kills more of your dreams than failing ever will.

Saturday, April 26, 2014:  Inner peace comes at the moment you choose not to allow a person or event to dictate your emotions.

Friday, April 25, 2014:  The time of not sharing with the very people who created you is OVER!

Thursday, April 24, 2014: Don't be afraid to rock the boat; if someone falls out, they weren't meant to be in your boat.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014: Your greatness is not based on what you have, it's what you give.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014:  If someone fails to appreciate your presence, give them the opportunity to appreciate your absence.

MondayApril 21, 2014: It is difficult to live a positive life with a negative mind.

Sunday, April 20, 2014: A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.

Saturday, April 19, 2014: We shine brightest when we shine together.

Friday, April 18, 2014: Celebrate your own creativity and you'll find your own success.

Thursday, April 17, 2014:  The ability to understand the pain of others and offer words of encouragement is a gift from God.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014: A true friend sticks by you when everyone else turns their backs.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014: Living and appreciating "this moment" is the great lesson learned.

Monday, April 14, 2014:  Life is like a roller coaster ride; it has its ups and downs, twists and turns but its your choice to scream or to enjoy the ride.

Sunday, April 13, 2014:  A lion never loses sleep over the opinions of sheep.

Saturday, April 12, 2014:  Good ideas can come from anyone, but without action what good are they?

Friday, April 11, 2014:  Good people bring out the good in others.

Thursday, April 10, 2014:  Be selective in your battles, sometimes peace is better than being right.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014:  The greatest prison people live in is, the fear of what other people think.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014:  People too weak to follow their own dreams will always find a way to discourage yours.

Monday, April 7, 2014:  Rumors are carried by haters, spread by fools and accepted by idiots.

Sunday, April 6, 2014:  Hurt people hurt people; happy people help people.

Saturday, April 5, 2014:  Keep your words soft and sweet just in case you have to eat them.

Friday, April 4, 2014:  A  lie has many variations, the truth none.  African Proverb

Thursday, April 3, 2014:  Criticism, like rain drops, should be gentle enough to help nourish one's growth without destroying their roots.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014:  A wise man fills his brain before he empties his mouth.  Kenyan Proverb 

Tuesday, April 1, 2014:  Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.


Monday, March 31, 2014:  "Signifying monkeys" are always trying to destroy any and everything that is positive and progressive.

Sunday, March 30, 2014: Caution: There's a thin line between love and hate...which can be detrimental to everything that is good.

Saturday, March 29, 2014: I may be too much for one, but, not enough for two.

Friday, March 28, 2014:  The only way to get better is to surround yourself with people who believe in you and want to get better too.

Thursday, March 27, 2014:  It's better to be alone, than to be with someone who makes you feel alone.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014:  Holding on to the past is believing there is no future.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014: The truth may hurt for a little while, but a lie hurts forever,

Monday, March 24, 2014: Trying to revive a relationship that is over, is like pouring water on a dead flower; walk away with dignity.

Sunday, March 23, 2014:  Opportunity is not looking for you; you must work and find opportunity. 

Saturday, March 22, 2014: "One honest man" can morally change an entire society.

Friday, March 21, 2014: Stop trying so hard to fit in and accept the fact you were born to stand out.

Thursday, March 20, 2014:  People who shine from within don't need a spotlight.

Wednesday, March 19, 2014:  The habit of persistence is the habit of victory!

Tuesday, March 18, 2014:  The world is full of nice people, if you can't find one, then be one. 

Monday, March 17, 2014:  Wise and noble men appreciate who and what they have because they know it can easily turn into who and what they had.

Sunday, March 16, 2014:  A hint to the wise:  You can mess up something good by looking for something better just to end up with something worse.

Saturday, March 15, 2014:  One small positive thought in the morning can change your entire day.

Friday, March 14, 2014:  When the sun is shining I can do anything; no mountain is too high, no trouble too difficult.  Wilma Rudolph

Thursday, March 13, 2014:  The greatest discovery in life is the discovery of yourself.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014:  A tight fist gives nothing and receives nothing.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014:  The strong survive because they don't waste time on yesterday, they are constantly working today for tomorrow.

Monday, March 10, 2014:  You can tell who the "needy" person is in a group because they are always vying for center stage.

Sunday, March 9, 2014:  Often, people try to expose what's wrong with you because they can't handle what's right with you.

Saturday, March 8, 2014:  As time passes, we never lose friends, we just find out who the real ones are.

Friday, March 7, 2014:  Don't let your age control your life; let your life control your age.

Thursday, March 6, 2014:  The most precious jewels you will ever have around your neck, are the arms of your children.

Wednesday, March 5, 2014:  Don't judge a person's journey until you have walked their path.

Tuesday, March 4, 2014:  Life always offers a second chance; it's called tomorrow.

Monday, March 3, 2014:  What was meant to be will always find its way...

Sunday, March 2, 2014:  Be mindful of what you throw away, be careful of what you push away, and think hard before you walk away.

Saturday, March 1, 2014: Don't confuse your path with your destination; just because it's stormy doesn't mean you are not headed for sunshine.


Friday, 2-28-2014:  The best way to demonstrate your love for the world is to "do something" for the good of the whole.

Thursday, 2-27-2014:  Stop worrying about what you have to loose, begin focusing on what you have to gain.

Wednesday, 2-26-2014:  Life is like ice cream, enjoy it before it melts.

Tuesday, 2-25-2014:  Life isn't about finding yourself, but it's about creating yourself.

Monday, 2-24-2014:  It seems to me that trying to live without friends is like milking a bear to get cream for your morning coffee. It is a whole lot of trouble, and then not worth much after you get it.-Zora Neale Hurston, Dust Tracks

Sunday, 2-23-2014:  Healing takes courage, and we all have courage, even if we have to dig a little to find it.-Tori Amos 

Saturday, 2-22-2014:  The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love.- Hubert H. Humphrey

Friday, 2-21-2014:  Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.

 Thursday, 2-20-2014:  To overcome life challenges, you must get to a point of personal conviction that knows there's no alternative than to overcome them.

Wednesday, 2-19-2014:  The greatest person you could ever desire to get to know in life is yourself.

Tuesday, 2-18-2014:  If the ugly duckling had never had the courage to look into the pond and face what he truly was, he would never have discovered that he was actually a beautiful swan.

Monday, 2-17-2014:  It takes a nail of persistence to drive a nail to success.

Sunday, 2-16-2014:  Don't let idiots ruin your day.

Saturday, 2-15-2014:  Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.

Friday, 2-14-2014:  Sometimes the hardest thing and the right thing are the same.

Thursday, 2-13-2014:  It is not the lie that bothers me,  it is the insult of my intelligence.

Wednesday, 2-12-2014:  Pick and choose your battles; sometimes peace of mind is better than being right.

Tuesday, 2-11-2014:  Phony people are quick to believe rumors about you; real people dismiss lies and believe in you.

Monday, 2-10-2014:  There is a difference between giving up and knowing when you have had enough.

Sunday, 2-9-2014:  People laugh at me because I am different; I laugh at them because they all are the same.

Saturday, 2-8-2014:“Almost” only counts in the game of horseshoes.

Friday, 2-7-2014 The thought of knowing you are a “winner” gives you power over the enemy.

Thursday, 2-6-2014:  It is absolutely remarkable how on your lowest of days, a hug and kiss from a child can lift you to the sky.

Wednesday, 2-5-2014:  The most painful thing about a rude awakening is to find out everybody knew the truth except you!

Tuesday, 2-4-2014: With age comes patience, wisdom, and understanding, not stupidity!

 Monday, 2-3-2014Shame on me for walking around with blinders on…shame on you the day I remove them!

Sunday, 2-2-2014: Helping others in need does not mean they become your permanent dependent, at some point they must stand on their own

Saturday, 2-1-2014:  Sometimes we move so fast, we have to stop and catch up with ourselves.


Friday, 1-31-2014:  When you learn faster, you perform better.

Thursday, 1-30-2014:  Happy Chinese New Year!  The year of the "horse", strength and success.

Wednesday, 1-29-2014:  Good friends are hard to find, harder to leave and impossible to forget.

Tuesday, 1-28-2014:  You can't start the next chapter of your life, if you keep re-reading the last one.

Monday, 1-27-2014:  If you're going to change, make sure you change for the better.

Sunday, 1-26-2014:  Love many, trust few, learn to paddle your own canoe.

Saturday, 1-25-2014:  Everybody talks about doing something for change, but nobody is willing to make the sacrifice and do the work required to make change.

Friday, 1-24-2014:  You can not expect others to invest in you if you are not willing to invest in yourself.

Thursday, 1-23-2014:  You never know where or who the fox is, so you must always be alert and ready to act.

Wednesday, 1-22-2014:  We must always be in a state of readiness; no matter how sick a rabbit is, he is always ready to run.

Tuesday, 1-21-2014:  Brotherhood is something you die for; brotherhood is missing in our communities today.

Monday, 1-20-2014:  Our crafts and skills have been stolen from us, it's time we recapture/take back everything that has been stolen.

Sunday, 1-19-2014:  When nobody else is willing to take a chance on you, then you must take a chance on yourself.

Saturday, 1-18-2014:  "We make a living by what we get; we make a life by what we give." --  Winston Churchill

Friday, 1-17-2014:  Your beliefs don't make you a better person, your behavior does.

Thursday, 1-16-2014:  You will never influence the world by trying to be like it.

Wednesday, 1-15-2014:  "Have more than you show, speak less than you know."  -- William Shakespeare, King Lear

Tuesday, 1-14-2014:  "We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools."--  Martin Luther King, Jr.

Monday, 1-13-2014:  It's easy to say you understand but the proof is in your actions.

Sunday, 1-12-2014: What we see when watching others depends on the clarity of the eyes looking.-- Hotep Queens and Kings....Me_KF

Saturday, 1-11-2014:  There are three types of people: the go getter; the tag-along; and the hop along  ... which one are you?

Friday, 1-10-2014:  You never know how strong you are until your only choice is to be strong.

Thursday, 1-9-2014:  If we feed the seed of an unselfish goal in our life with prominence, do our deeds with persistence, proceed with perseverance, accede patience; then we surely reap the result of a profound success with an excellence.

Wednesday, 1-8-2014:  A "winner" is a "dreamer" who never gave up. 

Tuesday, 1-7-2014:   No matter how much you want for things to happen, all you can do is wait ... waiting is the hardest part.

Monday, 1-6-2014:  It's hard to let go ... but it's even harder to hold on to someone who is NEVER  there when you need them.

Sunday, 1-5-2014:  L-O-V-E has many definitions but it's best described by how you treat your fellowman.

Saturday, 1-4-2014:  Take time to appreciate those family members who have gone before you; you stand on their shoulders.

Friday, 1-3-2014:  Your attitude will determine if you fly low or high.

Thursday, 1-2-2014: You must forget yesterday in order to have a better today and tomorrow. 


Tuesday, 12-31-2013:  "This is the last chance for end and the first chance for a new beginning.    Arthur Ross Thomas (((YIV)))

Monday, 12-30-2013:  Patience is bitter, but its fruits are sweet.

Sunday, 12-29-2013:  Love many, trust few, learn to paddle your own canoe

Saturday, 12-28-2013:  Together we can enrich the world.

 Friday, 12-27-2013:  Understanding what led people to you is help for understanding how to increase your life.

Thursday, 12-26-2013:  “It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.”
André Gide, Autumn Leaves    

Wednesday, 12-25-2013:  There is no measure for kindness.

Tuesday, 12-24-2013:  People who give are never poor.

 Monday, 12-23-2013:  I was free; but no one to welcome me in this strange land.

Sunday, 12-22-2013:  The look in a child's face when they receive a gift they really wanted is "priceless".

Saturday, 12-21-2013:  Fight for liberty as long as you have strength, the only other choice is death.

Friday, 12-20-2013:  If you want a taste of freedom, keep going,

Thursday, 12-19-2913:  You have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to change the world.

Wednesday, 12-18-2013:  Every great dream starts with a Dreamer.

Tuesday, 12-17-2013: Reject any plan that divides.

Monday, 12-16-2013: Reject any plan that divides.

Sunday, 12-15-2013: Coming together is a beginning: keeping together is progress; working together is success

Saturday, 12-14-2013: So here we are and Friday the 13th lives on. 

Friday, 12-13-2013:  Friday the 13th in most countries on the World is perceived as a day of misfortune and bad luck.

Thursday, 12-12-2013: Then I will speak upon the ashes.”

Wednesday, 12-11-2013: Societies in which women have lots of autonomy and authority tend to be decidedly male-friendly, relaxed, tolerant, and plenty sexy.

Tuesday, 12-10-2013: The Huichol believed that the pain of childbirth should be shared, so the mother would hold on to a string tied to her husband's testicles. With each painful contraction, she would give the string a yank so that the man could share the burden. Surely if such a mechanism were more widespread, injuries in childbirth would garner more attention

Monday, 12-09-2013:Reproductive freedom is critical to a whole range of issues. If we can’t take charge of this most personal aspect of our lives, we can’t take care of anything. It should not be seen as a privilege or as a benefit, but a fundamental human right.

Sunday, 12-08-2013: You have no right to command me, merely because you are older, or because you have seen more of the world; your claim to superiority depends on the use you have made of your time and experience.

Saturday, 12-07-2013:  The color of a person's skin does not define their character.

Friday, 12-06-2013:  You will never no what you can achieve until you do.

Thursday, 12-05-2013:  Does sitting and thinking help you make a better decision or does doing and making adjustments as you go make a difference?

Wednesday, 12-04-2013:  Unguarded thoughts can harm you worst than your enemy.

Tuesday, 12-03-2013:  You don't need an audience to do a good deed.

Monday, 12-02-2013:  Some people will never be your friend no matter how hard you try to reach them; cut your loses and keep moving forward.

Sunday, 12-01-2013: Happiness consists of three things... someone to love, work to do, and a clear conscience, none of which will ever come to those who fail to appreciate what they have. Continue reading "Of what does Happiness Consist"

Saturday, 11-30-2013:  Is your legacy more important than your money?

Friday, 11-29-2013:  In today's society "keeping up with the Joneses" means an eight figure income, so the rest of us need to stop perpetrating.

Thursday, 11-28-2013:  THANKSGIVING is a daily celebration, not a once a year occasion. Thanksgiving -

Wednesday, 11-27-2013:  Parents should remember, children follow their example and not their advice.

Tuesday, 11-26-2013:  You are never alone, look into the palm of your hand and you will see your parents and all of the past generations of your linage.  Be mindful of their presence.

Monday, 11-25-2013:  The house does not rest on the ground, but rest on the woman. +Mexican Proverb+

Sunday, 11-24-2013:  LIFE's greatest blessing is the love of a family.

Saturday, 11-23-2013:  TODAY, you can be the best you can be by looking towards the light, not the darkness.

Friday, 11-22-2013:  LOVE, is the one word that sets us free and lifts our burdens.

Thursday, 11-21-2013: Respect and truthfulness are the foundations to any relationship.

Wednesday, 11-20-2013: Prosperity is one day at a time INTERDEPENDENT.

Tuesday, 11-19-2013: Every moment inspires the next.

Monday,  11-18-2013:  It's possible to make someone's wish come true without ever knowing the wish...just be good in your deeds.

Sunday, 11-17-2013:  Parents are not perfect, but they do love unconditionally.

Saturday, 11-16-2013:  A homemade pound cake is a true demonstration of the cook's love.

Friday, 11-15-2013:  Every morning when we wake up God gives us a brand new gift...24 hours (a new day), it's up to us to live each moment fully.

Thursday, 11-14-2013:  The sixth sense is "common sense"; everybody didn't get it.

Wednesday, 11-13-2013:  The quality of our life is based on choices not chances.

Tuesday, 11-12-2013:  Running fast on the wrong road is a waste of time and energy; take time to make the right choices.

Monday, 11-11-2013: People who seek to be validated by others are insecure and sometimes shallow.

Sunday, 11-10-2013:  You can judge a person's true character by the people they attract.

Saturday, 11-9-2013: Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words you say can rip my heart.  Think before you speak.

Friday, 11-8-2013: You lose your blessing when you take it for granted and or abuse it; you can't blame anyone but yourself! 

Thursday, 11-7-2013:  Never fear perfection; you are human so you will never be perfect.

Wednesday, 11-6-2013:  People can teach, motivate and inspire you; but only you can achieve your goals.

Tuesday,11-5-2013:  If you sit around waiting for something to happen, you will be the loser; make something happen, you will do good in all aspects of your life.

Monday, 11-4-2013: No day in your life is better than the other; it's what you do with others that makes a difference.

Sunday, 11-3-2013: A good friendship formed on a good business is far better than a good business formed on a good friendship.

Saturday, 11-2-2013: Our level of survival directly equates to our ability to communicate with one another.

Friday, 11-1-2013:  Don't ruin other people's happiness just because you can't find your own.

Thursday, 10-31-2013:  If you walk around with your back bent, you're inviting others to hop on and ride.

 Wednesday, 10-30-2013:  Stop worrying about what others may think or say, if you're happy, keep enjoying life! 

Tuesday, 10-29-2013:  Today it's all about the dollar; if you have it, you can hang with the big DAWGS; if you don't, fake it until you make it!

Monday, 10-28-2013:  Don't expect to build a business depending on people broker than you; they can't afford it.

Sunday, 10-27-2013: Can't compliment the other person's world, move on, neither one of you have the time or energy to waste on foolishness - drama and hurt feelings!!

Saturday, 10-26-2013:  Treat the earth well. It was not given to you by your parents, it was loaned to you by your children.
We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors,
we borrow it from our Children.  ~ Ancient Indian Proverb

Friday, 10-25-2013:  If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go together. ~ African proverb

Thursday, 10-24-2013: Many hands make light work. ~ Haya (Tanzania) proverb

Wednesday, 10-23-2013: Instruction in youth is like engraving in stone. ~Moroccan Proverb

Tuesday, 10-22-2013:  A man who uses force is afraid of reasoning. ~Kenyan proverb

Monday, 10-21-2013:  Your smile is the one thing you can give away and make someone's day.

Sunday, 10-20-2013:  No one will ever really know you until they have walked in your shoes.

Saturday, 10-19-2013:  If you don't know who you are, then don't expect anyone else to know.

 Friday, 10-18-2013:  A wise man recognizes when God gives him a blessing to cherish; a fool is busy looking for a blessing and ends up loosing everything.

Thursday, 10-17-2013:  A bouquet of flowers represents the love in mankind; different colors, shapes and sizes.

Wednesday, 10-16-2013: Yesterday is gone, tomorrow is yet to come, so live for today.

Tuesday, 10-15-2013: Improve your mood and outlook for today!

Monday, 10-14-2013:  It's amazing when the slick get slicked; they never see it coming.

Sunday, 10-13-2013:  There is always healing power when friends and family get together to talk and laugh.

Saturday, 10-12-2013:  Sometimes we need to stop and realize we are chasing the wrong things and maybe we should wait and let the right things catch us.

Friday, 10-11-2013: Just because you don't understand something doesn't mean you should automatically hate it. 

Thursday, 10-10-2013:  It's not the road I have traveled that determines my destiny, it's the road I chose to walk today.

 Wednesday, 10-9-2013:  A true friend can see the hurt in your eyes when the rest of the world is fooled by your smile. 

Tuesday, 10-8-2013:  Its awesome when two strangers become the best of friends, but it's really sad when one of the best of friends decides to become a stranger again.

Monday, 10-7-2013:  Friendship is not about people who pretend to be true in front of your face; it’s about people who remain true when your back is turned. The Company You Keep

Sunday, 10-6-2013:  A strong friendship doesn’t need daily conversation and togetherness. If the relationship lives in the heart, real friends will never part.

Saturday, 10-5-2013: The need to make money overrides common sense and morally corrupts the spirit.

Friday, 10-4-2013: It is extremely dangerous to encourage people to see themselves as exceptional.

Thursday, 10-3-2013:  Everyday brings a new agenda...good or prepared.

Wednesday, 10-2-2013:  My country tis of ...government shut down!!  Who is loyal to who?

Tuesday, 10-1-2013:  Don't allow others to control your life.  You are the "Captain" of your ship.

Monday, 9-30-2013:  Good health takes priority over all material things.

Sunday, 9-29-2013:  When helping others starts hurting you, it's time to make a change.

Saturday, 9-28-2013:  LOVE is priceless, but we give it as though it cost millions.

Friday, 9-27-2013:  A reading man  is a "full" man, a speaking (conferring) man is a "ready" man and a writing man is an "exact" man.

Thursday, 9-26-2013:  If you have confidence, then you have already won the battle.

Wednesday, 9-25-2013:  Live one day at a time and treat it as though it is your last day.  

Monday: 9-23-2013 Today is the first day to start your new life, get excited!

Sunday: 9-22-2013 A smile is free, give it to others generously.

Saturday: 9-21-2013 You're not living to get old or to build a better, bigger..., you're living to die and that is for sure, so live that way. Playing games with Food Stamps

Friday: 9-20-2013 God's three requests of his children: Do the best you can, where you are, with what you have, now.

Thursday: 9-19-2013 It is a shame to have a sharp mind and act like a nitwit!

Wednesday: 9-18-2013 Fake people are like window sheers, you can see right through them.

Tuesday: 9-17-2013 Think of others before you speak, what may be funny to you, maybe hurtful to someone else.

Monday: 9-16-2013 Get out and see the world; traveling is learning.

Sunday: 9-15-2013 Being full of pride, keeps you from obtaining wisdom.

Saturday: 9-14-2013 Change the things that you have the power to change; everything else is someone else's charge.

Friday: 9-13-2013 A fool talks all the time with no thought to what is being said; a wise man listens intently and speaks briefly and wisely.

Thursday: 9-12-2013 If you don't have a solution, then you don't have a problem.

Wednesday: 9-11-2013 Love is demonstrated by action, not reaction (making empty promises)and feelings (emotions).

Tuesday: 9-10-2013 Do not judge a person for what they've done and or are doing but praise them for striving to do better.

Monday: 9-09-2013 Stop. Slow your pace and take time to think. You are not a robot, use your brain.

Sunday: 9-08-2013 Every morning when you wake up, you are given another opportunity to do good.

Saturday: 9-07-2013 Think, act and perform the way you want to be in life, not where you currently are in life.

Friday: 9-06-2013 "Youth is wasted on the young." Not True, some old never stop acting like children.

Thursday: 9-05-2013 The "why" is to inspire action, but the real strength of a movement comes when the "why" is substantively supported by "who", "what", "When", "where" and "how".

Wednesday: 9-04-2013 The BEST leaders inspire not for themselves but for others.

Tuesday: 9-03-2013 What you do proves what you believe.

Monday: 9-02-2013 If you don't know why you do what you do how can you expect anyone to buy it?

Sunday: 9-01-2013 Do business with people who believe what you believe, not who need what you have.

Saturday: 8-31-2013 People don't buy what you do they buy why you do it.

Friday: 8-30-2013 Think and act the same way and that is different from everybody else.

Thursday: 8-29-2013 Think of your enemy as someone who has helped you to grow.

Wednesday: 8-28-2013 You Are Your Environment

Your thinking is a product of the environment you create.

Tuesday: 8-27-2013 Improving the World

Where does improving the world start? Improving the world starts at home with YOU.

Monday: 8-26-2013 Improve the World

How many people does it take to improve the world?

Sunday: 8-25-2013 Enjoy the Simple Things in Life

Take time to view the blue sky and white clouds, you will be surprised at how rejuvenating they are.

Saturday: 8-24-2013 Stop Looking for More

If you stop and look around, you will find all the resources you need... use what you already have.

Friday: 8-23-2013 Let Go...Just Flow

Let go of all the past hurt, fear and regret; it's time to flow with the love and peace within.

Thursday: 8-22-2013 Empty Promises

Reframe from making empty promises because they turn into lies.
Empty Promises

Wednesday: 8-21-2013 Don't Keep Making the Same Mistakes

When you finally wake up then do better.
Tuesday: 8-20-2013 Speak Up...Speak Out

Sitting silently on the sidelines is detrimental to all aspects of your life.
Afraid to Speak Up

Monday: 8-19-2013 ...Embrace Your Own Dreams Fulfilling someone elses dream will not bring you happiness. Dream Deferred

Sunday: 8-18-2013 Plan with Flexibility A good planner includes flexibility in their plans. Flexibility keeps life interesting and dull moments at a minimum.

Saturday: 8-17-2013 Smiles Are Healing Power Your smile not only helps someone else have a better day, it helps you ward off ugly. Keep Smiling

Friday: 8-16-2013 A Thought for TODAY A thought for "today" is a "plan" for tomorrow.

Thursday: 8-15-2013 Still Waters Do Run Deep Be careful not to take a kind, happy and generous person seriously. They may surprise you!

Wednesday: 8-14-2013 FOCUS "Focus" is the key to reaching your dreams. Avoid distractions.

Tuesday: 8-13-2013 Beware of Joy Killers Joy killers are people who never have anything good to say about anything or anybody. They take pleasure in putting a damper on everything that is positive.

Monday: 8-12-2013 A Good Story No matter how good the story sounds, the truth embellished is a "lie".

Sunday: 8-11-2013 A Thin Line Between Helpful Honesty and Brutal Honesty We all say we want to be told the truth, but do we really? Being told truth that is helpful will be received as positive correction. Truth delivered in an "in your face" manner is received as rudeness and no one benefits.

Saturday: 8-10-2013 An Open Invitation to Ride Anytime If you walk around with a saddle(super sensitive, submissive, passive, or fearful) on your back, you are offering invitations to people to ride at your expense.

Friday: 8-9-2013 Smiling Faces...Friend or Enemy? A stranger who is honest and shows his/her dislike for you openly is better than a “friend” who is a liar and puts you down secretly to others. Where there is smoke, smiling faces, there is fire…backstabbers!!!

Thursday: 8-8-2013 Patience is Bitter But its Fruits are SWEET We all want what we want when we want it but that's not how life works. Our dreams come true in stages and at the very point of our lives when we are ready to receive it. So keep moving forward with patience...the fruit will be sweet and juicy!

Wednesday: 8-7-2013 Giving in Relationships True relationships are based on give and give from both parties. Not who gives and who takes or my give is more or less than your give. The best relationships are built when no one is measuring and everyone is focused on making good and exciting things happen!

Tuesday: 8-6-2013 Love Yourself Everybody wants to be loved, but it is hard for someone else to love you if you don't love yourself. You must first look in the mirror, like and love the person looking back at you before you can expect another to love you. Loving Yourself

Monday: 8-5-2013 Control in Your Life You must be disciplined in order to be in control of your life. You must decipher between what is good and what is bad for you. The meaning in life is not what you keep but what you let go. Discipline

Sunday: 8-4-2013 STOP PONTIFICATING ... NOBODY'S LISTENING When you rant and rave about something continuously, nobody is listening. It could be a very good point, but your delivery is obnoxious and the listeners shut you out. When this happens, it's time to prove your point through actions and not words. Listening???

Saturday: 8-3-2013 YOUR LIGHT Only you can make your inner light shine. Your inner light shows others the way. If your wick (attitude) is almost burned out, change it immediately, someone's life is depending on the brightness of your light. Your light magnetizes your audience

YOUR inner voice

Right here, Right now.


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