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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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#Latergram to 4th Annual NAACP Image Awards hosted by @naacpbing. From resilience to game changer, the event was truly phenomenal. Congratulations to our fabulous executive board and interns, you made me such a proud advisor. A special thank you to our speakers, performers, presenters, sponsors and guests, we all have the tools to “be the voice” in our own perfect way.
It’s time! Don’t miss the 2nd Annual Black Millennial Political Convention May 30 - June 1. We’re planning an action-packed weekend to move us closer to equity. Meet us there! Visit the link in the @bmcmovement bio to register today!
Even in the difficult seasons my grateful heart belongs to you... #faithfilled #blessed #believer
“Every home, every heart, every feeling, every moment of happiness is incomplete without you. Only you can complete this world.” -#Anon. Happy International Women’s Day to all my sisters around the world. #IWD #IWD2019 #WomensHistoryMonth
Welp...
“A flower blooms for its own joy.” -#OscarWilde. A little Saturday self care painting with the #LadiesofJustice. Creativity fills my heart and fuels my soul. #SaturdayVibes
Here’s to that Barack and Michelle kind’ve love! ・・・ @bmcmovement: We love you like Barack loves Michelle. Happy Valentine's Day. #ValentinesDay #Love #BMCMovement #ForThePeople
The archives, Jan. 2019: when specials reunite. — “For there is no friend like a sister in calm or stormy weather.” -#ChristinaRossetti. #Latergram #MySisterMySoror #DST1913 #QOTD
Friday Mood. ❤️🔥✨ 🎥🎵: @oranicuhh
It Could Be Worse by @obiaris is a testament to how magical it is to be Black, even in our bleakest moments. My Black is Beautiful. Happy Black History Month! —— I’ve been slowly building a collection of graphic novels, comics, illustrations, and books by Black artists (especially graphic designers ❤️) that continue to expand and redefine what it means to be beautifully, creatively, majestically, intelligently and proudly Black! So happy to be adding It Could Be Worse to my collection just in time for my annual BHM- Black History 365 inspiration, reading, reflections and recommitment. —— “It is the duty of the younger Negro artist...to change through the force of his art that old whispering 'I want to be white,' hidden in the aspirations of his people, to 'Why should I be white? I am a Negro—and beautiful!'" -Langston Hughes (The Negro Artist and the Racial Mountain, The Nation)
Happy Founders’ Day to all my #KappaAlphaPsi favs. #J5 #CrimsonandCream
Best of 2018 part 1: For The People (just a few of them). To say this year has been easy would be lying— my faith was certainly put to the test. I was pushed, stretched, and challenged in so many ways. I experienced some amazing highs and a lot of lows. A good chunk of the year I was in a funk I didn’t think i’d escape, but God. I leave 2018 whole, happy, encouraged, motivated and inspired all due to some of the amazing people I met. Thank you to each of you for helping me grow this year. #Bestof2018 #thisismyyear #Bye2018 #NYE
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