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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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#SocialDistanceSpiritWeek Day 3: “It’s beginning to look a [little] like Christmas” in March. I did a light deck the halls as Christmas commences. Christmas is my second favorite season, after Easter— well until this year and ‘45. #JesusTakeTheWheel #WeGotThis #AloneTogether #Coronavirus #COVID_19 #AmericansAreMoreThanTrump
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Social Distance Spirit Week Day one: Business on the top and “naughty or nice holiday” PJs on the bottom. Had to conduct some interviews, so gave all professional in the “Zoom view” and it snowed!!! So, might as well rock my fleece jammies. Join me tomorrow for crazy socks day. #WeGotThis #AloneTogether #Coronavirus #SocialDistanceSpiritWeek
DJ @DNice is a national treasure and helped so many of us party through social isolation with his new #DNiceHomeSchool #ClubQuarentine. The party on Sunday hit over 160K at one point, just wow. And little ol’ me got to party with some of my favorite entertainers that i’ve always wanted to meet— @traceeellisross, @tarajiphenson, @wutangclan, @pink, @willsmith, @lenawaithe, @bunb, @jadakiss, @bet, @deborahcox and so many more. THANK YOU D-NICE! #WeGotThis #AloneTogether #Coronavirus #covid_19
From me to all putting your health and life at risk to see us through this pandemic, THANK YOU! #Grateful #Gratitude #ThankYou #Coronavirus
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The last woman I was cheering for in the #DemocraticPrimary has left the race and i’m disappointed. @ElizabethWarren is genuine and had a plan, many of them in fact. One day, soon I hope, we’ll have a woman #POTUS. Until then Bernie or Biden, decisions decisions. #Roadto2020 #Election2020.
Happy Womxn’s History Month and Lent! Meeting Cyntioa Brown Long and hearing her living testimony during @bsu1968 Black History Month Keynote was truly a powerful and inspiring testimony of faith. “Praying can get you moving down the road even when there is no gas in the tank... Whenever you find yourself trapped in a situation, know that God’s timing is impeccable. Trust me when I tell you, whom the sun sets free is free indeed.” -- @cyntoiabrownofficial #MondayMotivation #Faith #Prayer #Lent2020
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