Lightening makes no sound until it strikes. ~Martin Luther King, Jr. Last month - just two days before the inauguration - we paused to remember and celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a man who tirelessly fought for racial justice and so eloquently stated the case for freedom and equality that his … Continue reading The Behind the Scenes Story of the Montgomery Bus Boycott
Thinking will not overcome fear, but action will. ~W. Clement Stone Everything that has happened to you is either an opportunity to grow, or an obstacle to prevent you from growing ... you get to choose. ~Wayne Dyer I was going to talk about something completely different today, to be honest with you. But last … Continue reading Now With Some Time and Space…
The focus has been on the crazy and scary looking subjects. A man with a tattooed midsection sporting a bull headdress. Another, much more frightening figure, dressed in tactical gear and carrying zip-tie restraints (he turned out to be a 30-year-old bartender who attended the insurrection ... with his mom). The men dressed like Revolutionary … Continue reading The Scariest Seditionists: Soccer Moms
With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts. ~Eleanor Roosevelt Good pre-morning, friend. Just one day from now, we will be mere hours away from the transition of power away from the worst president in our nation's history. Just a few steps and a few words away from a new beginning. In many … Continue reading A New Dawn. A New Day.
The lowest ebb is the turn of the tide. ~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow It is as unbelievable as it was predicable. I'm sure you've been living in the same frantic dream state I have been in since last Wednesday, when a hodge-podge of self-proclaimed patriots stormed the Capitol. There's so much to say that it's hard … Continue reading The Watershed Moment
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about the things that matter. ~Martin Luther King, Jr. One of the curses of history is that we cannot go back and change the course leading to disasters, no matter how much we might wish to. The past has its own terrible inevitability. But it … Continue reading Saddle Up!
What is to give light must endure burning. ~Viktor Frankl The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away. ~Pablo Picasso *Followers may recognize that portions of today’s post were first published January 2, 2018. For the many newcomers, welcome – we look forward to finding … Continue reading Living Our Purpose: Happy New Year
The great thing about the dilemma we're in is we get to re-imagine every single thing we do. There isn't a single thing that doesn't require a complete remake. There are two ways of looking at that. One is: oh my gosh, what a big burden. The other way, which I prefer, is: What a … Continue reading What a time to be aware
Each time a woman stands up for herself, without knowing it possibly, without claiming it, she stands up for all women. ~Maya Angelou You can always tell ambitious women by the shape of their heads. They're flat on top from being patted, patronizingly. ~Dame Stephanie "Steve" Shirley This week, the Wall Street Journal published an … Continue reading That’s Dr. Kiddo To You
Few will have the greatness to bend history, but each of us can work to change a small portion of the events, and in the total of all these acts will be written the history of this generation. ~Robert Kennedy Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot … Continue reading Your Legacy, Every Day