It is important to take action now to improve your intellect. The ability to reason and understand things objectively even when things are abstract is something that is of great value. When you improve your intellectual abilities, you make yourself more valuable, you become a thing to be treasured.Continue reading →
It is fantastic to share the secret of your home and work balancing act. Almost everyone knows someone who has the home/work balancing act all wrong. These people are easy to recognize. It is the co-worker who is always in danger of getting fired for handling all his personal affairs on company time. It is the mom who never has time for her husband and kids because she is either always at work or taking care of work when she is at home.Continue reading →
When it comes to work it is wonderful to show up like a grown up.Continue reading →
Sometimes life is hard, but so what! That is when you need inspiration to push forward. No matter how hard life is, you still have to live it. Find a source of inspiration even when things are hard.
Hard times come and go. The problem is that hard times feel like they are going to last forever! It is like when you go for a massage or are watching a great movie. During those pleasurable things, time seems to speed up. The hour-long massage feels wonderful but like it was only 30 minutes. The great movie seems to be over in the blink of an eye. But, hard things like waiting to hear about the condition of a loved one who has been hurt or meetings to discuss business problems seem to last forever. During the bad times, the bad experience seems to last three or four times as long as the clock says has passed.Continue reading →
It is wonderful to stand tall and proud in the face of unfair opposition, even if that means you have to wear a mask.
As a young child, I remember wanting to be a black panther. I liked the idea of fighting against oppression and making the world a better place for my people. My career as a Panther was cut short before it even began. I was not allowed off the front steps, I was not allowed to use the telephone and I was denied access to the postal service.Continue reading →
Stop complaining and start making the changes you want to see.
Today is a terrific day to ask, what was the last thing you complained about, the thing that really made you upset that was going on in the world? What did you do about it? My oldest daughter has had several interesting nicknames over the years. When she was a teenager, I called her Teenie Bopper. When she started attending Spelman College, I called her Spelie. Now, she has earned a new nickname, TaxPayer.
Euphoria has been an activist for almost all her life. When she was three years old, she cried because she didn’t like a decision I made. She wanted me to change my mind. I told her that crying wouldn’t work. I told her that if she wanted to change my mind, she had to make a cogent argument. Well, Euphoria Davis has been making cogent arguments in order to get her way ever since. Her Twitter profile lets you know that she is ready for the world.Continue reading →
In today’s edition of Wonderful Words from Others will highlight my favorite poem from Paul Lawrence Dunbar, “We Wear the Mask.”Continue reading →
Take action now and get things done, because there is nothing to be gained from waiting for a mysterious “Someday” to arrive. You dont get your way by accident, you get your way by getting up and making things happen. Reward comes when you take action now and work for what you want.Continue reading →