Attention All Nuts: Hold Your Ground

Today's Mighty Oak Is Just Yesterday's Nut That Held Its Ground. - David Icke

To My Dearest Daughters, "Today's mighty oak is just yesterday's nut that held its ground." - David Icke, athlete and author Today we can look back at some of the "Mighty Oaks" in the areas of equality and civil rights, such as William Wilberforce, Abraham Lincoln, Booker T. Washington, Susan B. Anthony, Mahatma Gandhi, Dr.… Continue reading Attention All Nuts: Hold Your Ground

Life Purpose Is About Service – Not Privilege

Service is the rent you pay for room on this earth - Emma Vernon

"Service is the rent you pay for room on this earth." - Emma Vernon. Here's one of life's fundamental concepts: "There's a price to pay for everything," and the rightful price required for our very existence is Service to those around us. Just to be sure that we're on the same page, let's define Service as seeing… Continue reading Life Purpose Is About Service – Not Privilege

Anger Leads To Shame

Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame - Ben Franklin

11/6/18 Brandy, Addy, and Grace, "Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame." - Ben Franklin Unrealistic expectations lead to frustration - frustration leads to either apathy (an "I give up" attitude) or anger, and anger leads to shame for one or more of the people involved. Shame is a painful feeling of humiliation and… Continue reading Anger Leads To Shame

Listen To Their Story – Gain Respect

One of the Most Sincere Forms of Respect is Actually Listening to What Another Has To Say

9/9/18 Brandy, Addy, and Grace, "One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say." - Bryant H. McGill We live in probably one of the most disrespectful times in our country's history. I believe it's rooted in our lack of willingness to listen and attempt to appreciate… Continue reading Listen To Their Story – Gain Respect