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Thoughts Transform: Beauty is in the eye of the beholder

So this morning I read a thought piece about a meme (image for the less trendy) of a plus-sized woman that is circling social media. The article caused me to do some personal reflection; have I been one of those

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Thoughts Transform: setting a caged bird free!

Caged Bird Poem excerpt

Are you a caged bird without a cage? The other day I read a blog post that got me to thinking… transformative thinking.  It featured a sensational discussion of differing perspectives regarding an image on Instagram, a social media site. 

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Today’s Thanks: appreciating a Teacher’s tough love!

Praise the bridge that carried you over

I have long since learned that most people like, dare I say love, to be appreciated.  Sometimes a simple “thank you” will suffice while other times a bigger gesture is needed.  Today I put the fingers to the keys to

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Thoughts Transform: Let Your Faith Shine

Let your faith shine through!

Today, in the spirit of #ThoughtfulThursday, I bring you the first of many posts on thoughts that may transform your outlook or enjoyment of life. Last week Maya Angelou, one of my all time favorite activists and poets, was called

Posted in Faith, Inspiration and Motivation, Thoughts

Today’s Words of Wisdom: Word’s Matter…

Words

I have not posted for what feels like ages as my life has been non-stop chaos.  However, today there is a message in my spirit that I must share.  I receive daily inspirational words from a friend.  Today’s message on

Posted in Faith, Inspiration and Motivation

Today’s Words of Wisdom: A Mother’s Love…

I am who I am today because of the guidance, dedication, devotion, and sometimes heavy handed lessons, that I received from the many mothers in my life.  I learned a long time ago that life’s journey is only as rich

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Today’s Words of Wisdom: Love is

Today’s Words of Wisdom are inspired by a video I watched a few weeks back (included below).  I have been reflecting a good amount on friendship and unconditional love after recently considering ending a longtime friendship.  As I have grown

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Happy Founders’ Day to my sorors of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc🔺Celebrating 107 years of sisterhood, scholarship, and service! 🔺16 years in and I am still as humbled today as the day I joined to be able to share in this illustrious sisterhood with so many phenomenal women🔺 Here’s to spending some quality time reminiscing with the @apalachinalumnaedst sorors. I love my D in front of my S in front of my T, my D-S-T! #DST107 #DST1913 #redalert #BlackGirlMagic #BlackWomenLead #J13
Happy Founders’ Day to my sorors of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc🔺Celebrating 107 years of sisterhood, scholarship, and service! 🔺16 years in and I am still as humbled today as the day I joined to be able to share in this illustrious sisterhood with so many phenomenal women🔺 Here’s to a few of my favorite Delta moments from 2019 part 2. #DST107 #DST1913 #redalert #BlackGirlMagic #BlackWomenLead #J13
Happy Founders’ Day to my sorors of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc🔺Celebrating 107 years of sisterhood, scholarship, and service! 🔺16 years in and I am still as humbled today as the day I joined to be able to share in this illustrious sisterhood with so many phenomenal women🔺 Here’s to a few of my favorite Delta moments from 2019 part 1. #DST107 #DST1913 #redalert #BlackGirlMagic #BlackWomenLead #J13
Happy Birthday Chi. Missing and thinking about you today. You would have been 38 years young. While you are not with us in the physical, I know you are with me in spirit. Until we meet again, love you LS!
Kicking off 2020 celebrating my soror @ladyangela124 and Aviva Friedman at their Binghamton City Council Swearing-In Ceremony. Congrats to our new Councilwomen. #NewYear2020 #2020Vision #Roadto2020 #BlackWomenLead #DST1913
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Good times with great people while doing a little philanthropy at the annual @apalachinalumnaedst “Harlem Renaissance” Scholarship Gala this weekend. • • • The group shots. “I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.” — #RabindranathTagore • • • #DST1913 #HolidaySeason #Service #HarlemRenaissance #MyBlackIsBeautiful #Selfie
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