One of my favorite teachers in High School was Mr. Lynn. He was the tennis coach and he taught Geometry and Chemistry. I loved his grandpa look with the white hair and white beard and mustache. I can still picture exactly how he would lean into the center table of his classroom, half sitting on… Continue reading Decide to try new things
When the world and what’s happening around us begins to feel heavy and out of control, I have to stop and remind myself that everything is a choice. I get to choose the energy that I allow to rest inside me, the thoughts that I let linger in my mind, and most importantly what I… Continue reading Choose Better
It was the Fall of 1994 when my dad was arrested. I had just graduated high school the year before. Little did we know at the time that he would spend the next 15 years of his life imprisoned for choosing to make money the illegal way. We would slowly find out the going ons… Continue reading The legacy we leave
Whoah, this sure hit home when I read it. Not proud to admit it but I definitely had my grumpy pants on about 10 minutes ago. Typically I like to get my workout and shower in before the kids wake up because then it’s just constant distractions and the girls wanting my attention. Well today… Continue reading No room for grumpy
I saw a darling photo today that was taken 5 years ago. It was a picture of a little child that I know pretty well. My first thought when I saw the picture was of how cute and happy the little child looked. Smiling, with a glow in the eyes. And then just as quickly… Continue reading There are always consequences
What perfect Zelda Wisdom for a brand new day. Although this was Sunday’s wisdom I think it’s perfect for the start of a new week. Often times it’s so much easier to sink in our problems or worries and we forget that we have a choice in everything. Some things are just out of our… Continue reading Sink or Swim?
Today’s inspiration comes from my daily Zelda Wisdom subscription. We all have busy schedules and things to take care of but we shouldn’t take for granted the significance of a “thank you” and telling someone how much you appreciate what they did/do for you. Remember that every day is a blessing and we can choose to be happy and make… Continue reading Take Time To Say Thank You
Could fear of success & transformation been one of the reasons behind some of the bad choices I made at my Community College during my early 20s? According to one of my homework assignments it’s quite possible. Last night I was doing some reading for my Race, Class, Gender course and one of the articles made me… Continue reading Fear of Success & Transformation