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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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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
Happy Kwanzaaa Day 1: Umoja.
🎶Oh Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree. How lovely are your branches.🎶 A little holiday cookie decorating fun.
Truth. There have been so many times that I went to sleep exhausted and woke up exhausted. It wasn't my body that needed rest, it was my soul; my mind... emotions. Pre-order @NonaNotNora's book to read more today! #SuccessBeginsWithin #NonaJones #GreatReads #GoodReads
Just because my curls were poppin’... 🤷🏽‍♀️💁🏽‍♀️ #selfie #NaturalHair #curlyhair #myblackisbeautiful
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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