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Today’s Word of Wisdom: Service is…

Service is the rent we pay for the privilege of living on this earth.  –Shirley Chisholm, member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. One thing that truly motivates and re-energizes me is serving others.  I have been committed to community

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25 Books and Movies that will change your life!

I love most things that involve stories, especially when they are inspirational.  I found a fabulous list of books and movies to inspire.  While I have read and watched most of them, there are a few that I haven’t.  Guess

Posted in Inspiration and Motivation

Today’s Words of Wisdom: The Grass is Greener…

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Today’s words of wisdom are sparked by the need to help motivate my Resident Assistant Staff. For those of you that work in education, specifically the collegiate environment, you know that the last four to six weeks of the academic

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Posted in Inspiration and Motivation, Student Affairs

Student Affairs Spotlight: Can You Wear More Than One Hat in a Silo?

I am a follower of the Student Affair’s Feature on Twitter, @SA_feature.  Yesterday the blog featured a wonderful post on the affects of silos in Student Affairs departments and becoming functional area experts.  I mean the article is almost word

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Today’s Words of Wisdom: Sometimes you need to walk away…

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Today’s words of wisdom come by way of an image I came across while doing a little people watching on Facebook.  Facebook/Twitter watching has become one of my favorite past times, generally while I am bored or have a few

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Posted in Inspiration and Motivation

Then there is hope…

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What would you do for the ones you love?  Would you end your love one’s life if (s)he asked you to?  In most instances I think I would do absolutely what was necessary for my love ones, that is under

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Posted in Family, Love, Student Affairs

My soul aches…

I am a very compassionate and empathetic person.  I am also a pretty devout Southern Baptist Christian which means I try my best not to judge or condemn people.  But there are just some things that make my soul ache….

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Posted in Injustice, Social Justice

Quotes Inspire…

If you know anything about me then you know I absolutely love a good quote.  I am also a strong proponent against reinventing the wheel and believe that great minds do in fact think alike (not sure who coined either

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Meeting Joan Traumpauer Mulholland- a freedom rider

Often as a student affairs professional the work day rarely turns out as you expect.  March 4, 2013 was one of these types of days.  On this date I planned to use the morning to finalizing plans for an RA

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Posted in Social Justice, Student Affairs

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