Such an amazing talk that took so much courage and vulnerability to give. We all struggle with connection and compassion. We all struggle to find belonging and a sense of peace. Sometimes those struggles are to weighty. Glennon Doyle Melton, a recovering “number” (she used alcohol, food, and drugs to numb her pain) talks about her journey from cape-laden pretender to fully present human being.…
“The world is a great mirror. It reflects back to you what you are. If you are loving, if you are friendly, if you are helpful, the world will prove loving and friendly and helpful to you. The world is what you are.”~ Thomas Dreier (1884-1976); Writer, businessman
We are all aware of the struggles this once famous Motor City is now enduring. From loss of jobs, to corruption, to a general economic downturn, Detroit has had it rough.
“Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities have crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day. You shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882); Philosopher, Poet, Author, Essayist
It is International Women’s Day, so we close out today in celebration of our fabulous women.
Ohhhh Sweets!!! Mmmmm… I could go for a cheesecake. You know one that’s really fresh, made from scratch, and just waiting to be eaten.
As an anthropology major, it thrills me to no end to introduce the artist for this week.
“Integrity is not a conditional word. It doesn’t blow in the wind or change with the weather. It is your inner image of yourself, and if you look in there and see a man who won’t cheat, then you know he never will.” ~ John D. MacDonald (1916-1986); Author
Now I am not a religious person but I know a good thing when I see it.
I recently discovered this video while looking through the OWN YouTube channel; I had heard about it, but had never seen it. In this video, Pastor Joel Osteen discusses the power of words and phrases, particularly the term “I Am.” It is a life-hack of sorts, stating that the words you use have impact on the life you live. This…
“You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage—pleasantly, smilingly, non-apologetically, to say “no” to other things. And the way you do that is by having a bigger “yes” burning inside.” ~ Stephen R. Covey (born 1932); Motivational Writer
So yesterday was Fat Tuesday. The day is best known for the carnival like parade of Mardi Gras.