My childhood revolved around reading, making up stories and the knowledge of that opportunity equipped me in literacy, helped make the woman I am today. There is power is reading, and knowledge matters. "The best advice I ever got was that knowledge is power and to keep reading." -David Bailey
People want to be leaders but most lack the skill and drive to do it effectively. To be effective and leave an impact, you must above all else be empathetic and listen to others, then lead by your example. Your team will succeed or fail based on your qualities as a leader.
Employees don't just leave the company. They leave managers. But bad managers can actually make the employees subject to their abuse into better leaders.
How do you know if you are ONE step away from financial collapse?
We think when terror or catastrophic events befall us that God disappears behind some magical veil in the sky and closes the clouds to our heartaches
Seems like every thing we read online is offering steps. "10 Steps to Happiness!" "20 Steps to Fame and Fortune!" "7 Steps to Losing Weight" In Life, there is only 1 step that matters most of all...
We realized by doing an honest assessment, based on where we wanted to be, we would never get there if we stayed where we were. If we stayed, we died. If we stayed, we gave up our future.
In life, our hardships and choices can push us to the brink of insanity. We can either chose to walk boldly through those choices and let God lead us, or keep falling into the ditches of despair.
We are given the parable of the seed as examples to what we see in people today. The same truth applies to our character, our inner being, and what we truly believe.
Adultery starts off a thrilling sexual enticement into a world of endless possibilities because it is new, but the aftermath of such catastrophic choice rings harsh consequences.
People scream inside to hurry and sign those closing mortgage loan documents, get the keys and move in, but then freak out against the mortgage company when there is confusion. Who is to blame?
Emotions are like broken shards of shattered glass. If you are foolish enough to tread bare foot across them, you will end up with pain and severe lashes that take time to heal.
But I have learned that having a sense of humor matters, and there was many times it carried me through. "Having a two year old is like owning a blender you don't have a top for." -Jerry Seinfeld
True beauty has nothing to do with the outward appearance. Our true inner selves tell the world who we are and what type of character we have, which in turn, shows if we are truly beautiful or not.
Throughout history, chocolate, cinnamon and coffee have left us a heritage in the form of some of the most consumed foods and beverages in the world. The benefits of consuming these not only bring a sense of blessing, but they help fill our homes with hope.
I like to think most parent's want their kids to overcome adversity and learn endurance, therefore showing them by living it themselves. But in the end, learning endurance is the key to overcoming anything in life because once you learn it, you know that giving up is never an option.
Tea is a soothing and refreshing drink that not only has health benefits but calms and relaxes.
Antioxidants that prevent disease causing free radicals are found in Coffee and dark chocolate; known for their vitamins and stimulating effects on our bodies.
Nature Screams out there is a God, Simply Accepted, Powerful to the core of how life manifests itself in unseemly ways to mankind to get our attention
Forgiving those who have hurt you puts God first and allows him to heal your pain, while also allowing God to deal with the ones who have done you wrong in his timing.
Disappointments and unanswered prayers leave us questioning God and his motives in our lives, but he has a purpose for your loneliness if you let him work through it with you
Poetry is one of the best ways to say one thing ten thousand times' and every time it will take on a whole new meaning.
Laughter is a good medicine. Most adults walk around disillusioned with their lives and a sour look on their faces as if they had sucked on rotten pickles and sour prunes for breakfast.
Silent warriors are people you least expect to be praying for a person in need. They don't brag. They are steadfast in their journey of faith, persevering until the very end. Even when God is silent
Patience, Perseverance and Purpose is what helps drive a good father to stand in the gap for his children.
Feeling hopeless is like a black cloud of despair choking the life right out of you. You need a positive change, but yet you are living as if your life is being sloshed through in vain
True Love proves itself by the Action it prompts and here are 15 principles to use as examples to see if it is true love or not.
Coffee has been an icon in people's lives for centuries. It has become a way of life, but does Coffee really bring hope into people's lives?
A lot of people don't realize this, but our children will one day decide the future of this nation. What heritage we pass down today will follow us into tomorrow.
You have heard the saying: "Scraping the bottom of the barrel." Daily I talk to families that are not only scraping it but poking holes in it several times over.
Divorce is breeding a hierarchy of severe economic breakdown with emotional and physical damage, when Scientific evidence proves Healthy Marriages are good for emotional and physical well being
God uses our hard times to build our strength, teach us patience, perseverance and compassion for those less fortunate than ourselves.
Believe it or not, elderly people were once young too. They have now been through the school of hard knocks, each one having their own struggles that have helped define them as the elderly today.
Put your armor on. Gird the leather clad belt around your waist line and slide your long sword in the sheath. You are preparing for a battle in your own home.
You didn't want to move. I sat there all day with your head in my lap, gently rubbing your snout, my arm over your tired body. I knew it was time. So did you.