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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 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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Posted in Family, Inspiration and Motivation, Love

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

Image of green nature

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

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

Image of a quote, sometimes you need to walk away....

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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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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