The Equality Act Strips Rights

“It’s punishment for us. That’s what the Equality Act is. It’s punishment against people of faith.”
“It strips away our First Amendment rights & the RFRA (Religious Freedom Restoration Act) protections are extinguished.”
~ Michele Bachmann
Politician, Minnesota Senate 52nd District (2003-2007), Minnesota Senate 56th District (2001-2003) & United States House of Representatives (2007-2015)
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These Men Are Getting What Trump is All About & Supporting Him

“Everywhere that we have gone, I have found more Black men supporting Trump. The question has been by how large the margin would be because we were hearing reports that more Black men were getting what Trump was all about.”
~ Bishop Harry Jackson, Jr.
Preacher, Pentecostal Bishop, Senior Pastor – Hope Christian Church, Presiding Bishop – International Communion of Evangelical Churches, Social Conservative Activist, Commentator, Founder & Chairman – High Impact Leadership Coalition, Co-Founder – The Reconciled Church Initiative
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Cheaters Really Have Not Won!

“If they have to, had to, chose to, cheat to ‘win’, then they really have not won!”

~ Michelle ‘Chaella’ Boddie

Ultimately: Spoiled & Thwarted Schemes & Devices

Finally, in The End: Spoiled & Thwarted Schemes & Devices
The LORD bringeth the counsel of the heathen to nought: he maketh the devices of the people of none effect.
~ Psalm 33:10King James Version(KJV)
The LORD blocks the plans of the nations. He frustrates the schemes of the people of the world.
~ Psalm 33:10GOD’S WORD® Translation (GWT)
The LORD destroys the plans and spoils the schemes of the nations.
~ Psalm 33:10Contemporary English Version (CEV)
The LORD frustrates the plans of the nations; He thwarts the devices of the peoples.
~ Psalm 33:10Berean Study Bible (BSB)
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When Justice is Done, It Is a Joy to the Righteous, But to the Evildoers it is Disaster (for They Fall Into Their Own Traps)

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The king’s heart is like channels of water in the hand of the Lord;
He turns it whichever way He wishes.
2 Every man’s way is right in his own eyes,
But the Lord weighs and examines the hearts [of people and their motives].
3 To do righteousness and justice
Is more acceptable to the Lord than sacrifice [for wrongs repeatedly committed].
4 Haughty and arrogant eyes and a proud heart,
The lamp of the wicked [their self-centered pride], is sin [in the eyes of God].
5 The plans of the diligent lead surely to abundance and advantage,
But everyone who acts in haste comes surely to poverty.
6 Acquiring treasures by a lying tongue
Is a fleeting vapor, the seeking and pursuit of death.
7 The violence of the wicked will [return to them and] drag them away [like fish caught in a net],
Because they refuse to act with justice.
8 The way of the guilty is [exceedingly] crooked,
But as for the pure, his conduct is upright.
10 The soul of the wicked desires evil [like an addictive substance];
His neighbor finds no compassion in his eyes.
11 When the scoffer is punished, the naive [observes the lesson and] becomes wise;
But when the wise and teachable person is instructed, he receives knowledge.
12 The righteous one keeps an eye on the house of the wicked—
How the wicked are cast down to ruin.
15 When justice is done, it is a joy to the righteous (the upright, the one in right standing with God),
But to the evildoers it is disaster.
16 A man who wanders from the way of understanding (godly wisdom)
Will remain in the assembly of the dead.
17 He who loves [only selfish] pleasure will become a poor man;
He who loves and is devoted to [a]wine and [olive] oil will not become rich.
18 The wicked become a ransom for the righteous,
And the treacherous in the place of the upright [for they fall into their own traps].
20 There is precious treasure and oil in the house of the wise [who prepare for the future],
But a short-sighted and foolish man swallows it up and wastes it.
21 He who earnestly seeks righteousness and loyalty
Finds life, righteousness, and honor.
22 A wise man scales the city [walls] of the mighty
And brings down the stronghold in which they trust.
23 He who guards his mouth and his tongue
Guards himself from troubles.
24 “Proud,” “Haughty,” “Scoffer,” are his names
Who acts with overbearing and insolent pride.
25 The desire of the lazy kills him,
For his hands refuse to labor;
26 He craves all the day long [and does no work],
But the righteous [willingly] gives and does not withhold [what he has].
27 The sacrifice of the wicked is detestable and offensive [to the Lord].
How much more [unacceptable and insulting can it be] when he brings it with evil intention?
28 A false witness will perish,
But a man who listens to the truth will speak forever and go unchallenged.
29 A wicked man puts on a bold face,
But as for the upright, he considers, directs, and establishes his way [with the confidence of integrity].
30 There is no [human] wisdom or understanding
Or counsel [that can prevail] against the Lord.
31 The horse is prepared for the day of battle,
But deliverance and victory belong to the Lord.
~ Proverbs 21:1-8, 10-12, 15-18 Amplified Version

Let’s Thank Him, in Advance, for the TRiUMPh!

Let’s Thank Him, in Advance, for the TRiUMPh (of President TRUMP)!
Now, thanks be unto God, who always causeth us to triumph in Christ and Who maketh manifest through us the savor of His knowledge in every place.
~ 2 Corinthians 2:14
21st Century King James Version (KJ21)
But thanks be to God, Who in Christ always leads us in triumph [as trophies of Christ’s victory] and through us spreads and makes evident the fragrance of the knowledge of God, everywhere.
~ 2 Corinthians 2:14
Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC)
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Don’t Fret Because of the Evildoers

 
Fret not thyself because of evildoers, neither be thou envious against the workers of iniquity.

 

2 For they shall soon be cut down like the grass, and wither as the green herb.

3 Trust in the Lord, and do good; so shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed.

4 Delight thyself also in the Lord: and He shall give thee the desires of thine heart.

5 Commit thy way unto the Lord; trust also in Him; and He shall bring it to pass.

6 And He shall bring forth thy righteousness as the light, and thy judgment as the noonday.

7 Rest in the Lord, and wait patiently for Him: fret not thyself because of him who prospereth in his way, because of the man who bringeth wicked devices to pass.

8 Cease from anger, and forsake wrath: fret not thyself in any wise to do evil.

9 For evildoers shall be cut off: but those that wait upon the Lord, they shall inherit the earth.

10 For yet a little while, and the wicked shall not be: yea, thou shalt diligently consider his place, and it shall not be.

~ Psalm 37: 1 – 10
King James Version(KJV)
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Patriotic Americans, Don’t Be Intimidated by What’s Happening

“When you are intimidated by what’s happening on the outside, you give up your power and become less of your full potential.”
~ Mark Chironna,
Pastor, Life Coach, Author, Founder – The Masters Touch International Church
& Founder – The Dream Builders Network

You Can’t Con People, for Long

 

“You can’t con people, at least not for long. You can create excitement, you can do wonderful promotion and get all kinds of press, and you can throw in a little hyperbole. But if you don’t deliver the goods, people will eventually catch on.
~ Donald John Trump,
Businessman, Television Personality, Author,
Real Estate Developer, Founder – Trump Entertainment Resorts &
45th President of the United States (1/20/2017 – )

 

Their Sense of Accomplishment and Achievement

 

“One of the problems when you become successful is that jealousy and envy inevitably follow. There are people—I categorize them as life’s losers—who get their sense of accomplishment and achievement from trying to stop others. As far as I’m concerned, if they had any real ability they wouldn’t be fighting me, they’d be doing something constructive themselves.”
~ Donald John Trump,
Businessman, Television Personality, Author,
Real Estate Developer, Founder – Trump Entertainment Resorts &
45th President of the United States (1/20/2017 – )

 

America: Fighting for Something You Believe In

 

“My experience is that if you’re fighting for something you believe in—even if it means alienating some people along the way—things usually work out for the best in the end.
~ Donald John Trump,
Businessman, Television Personality, Author,
Real Estate Developer, Founder – Trump Entertainment Resorts &
45th President of the United States (1/20/2017 – )

 

Hidden Gold Somewhere in All of Us


“Often we are not aware of how close we are to that which we need but we think we do not have. In His grace, God has placed some hidden gold somewhere in all of us that meets our need at a desperate moment.”
~ Ravi Zacharias,
Christian Apologist, Author, Radio Host, Scholar &
Founder & Chairman of the Board – Ravi Zacharias International Ministries

Allowing Him to Transform Us

“We were all made in His image; question is, “Do we love God enough to allow Him to transform US into His Image?”
~ Bishop Harry Jackson, Jr.
Preacher, Pentecostal Bishop, Senior Pastor – Hope Christian Church, Presiding Bishop – International Communion of Evangelical Churches, Social Conservative Activist, Commentator, Founder & Chairman – High Impact Leadership Coalition, Co-Founder – The Reconciled Church Initiative
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In My Own Journey, He Has Won My Heart

“In our raping, molesting, defiled, diseased, greedy, impoverished, violent, warring, mismanaged planet with natural and man-made disasters, people don’t so much doubt that there is GOD; they do, however, suffer doubt that HE is GOOD.

In the face of all this, and my own sufferings, it’s no wonder God does not demand that I trust Him. No, instead, He invites me to learn of Him. In my own journey, He has won my heart. What might He do to win back yours?”

~ Sinclair ‘Sy’ Rogers
Communicator, Talk Show Host, Recording Artist, Lecturer, & Pastoral Care Specialist
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In Business, Sometimes a ‘No’ is Not Always Permanent

“I wish I knew that “no” is not permanent. When I first launched, I took rejection really hard, and hearing “no” felt like something would never happen and a door was shut. Over the past three years, I’ve seen a few rejections turn into “yes,” which made me realize that nothing is permanent. You always have the power to grow, learn, and improve as you push forward in your journey.”
~ Michelle Ranavat
Entrepreneur & Founder – Ranavat
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The Importance of Self-Care

“I honestly wish I understood the importance of self-care. Everything you go through, your business goes through. If you are not fully present, your business will suffer. Maintaining balance at all times should be your utmost priority and not something to be pushed off for later when you’re “more available.””
~ Stella Simona
Entrepreneur, Co-Founder – Haati Chai Jewelry & Amarilo Jewelry/div>

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One, Two, Three, Go Be Free!

“So I began my journey with the Lord, and I always say I just wished that he’d waved his magic wand. ‘One, two, three, go be free! Go be straight, date, and mate; bing! But it didn’t happen, but what He did begin to do was to give me grace to crucify flesh, and He began to take me on a path that I would have never imagined. … My wonderful wife Karen of almost twenty-five years … didn’t marry me because she thought that her love could fix my homosexuality. She knew better. But she did say that I grew into a man who earned trust that she could respect.”
~ Sinclair ‘Sy’ Rogers
Communicator, Talk Show Host, Recording Artist, Lecturer, & Pastoral Care Specialist
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Motherhood: Creating a Work of Art

“Over the years, I’ve come to think of motherhood as an opportunity to create a work of art. With each brushstroke, carefully guided by the Holy Spirit, I’ve made it my mission to paint the truth of God’s love on the canvas of my children’s hearts.”
~ Joni Lamb,
Singer, Co-Founder & Vice-President – The Daystar Television Network
Co-Host –
Marcus & Joni

A Shift in Thinking about Fear or Life’s Blocks

“I always think back to the day I mustered up the courage to quit my job, a very hard thing for anyone to do. That day created a shift in the way I think about, and approach, fear or blocks in my life, forever. I remember thinking to myself, I walked to work today with so much fear and I walked out with the door wide open.”

“Now whenever I’m faced with fear or challenges, I think back to that day and remember that, as hard as the door is to open, there is always more on the other side.”

~ Payal Kadakia Pujji
Entrepreneur, Founder & Executive Chairman – ClassPass
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The Coming Blessings are a Sudden Surprise, Supernatural & Sustainable

“God is going to interrupt your situation with sudden surprise, supernatural breakthroughs and great sustainable wealth! I release my faith as I release this word!”
~ Dr. Cindy Trimm,
Author & Executive Life Coach

Shifting Your Season

“God is shifting your season! What took a long time will now happen quickly! I hear “suddenly” for someone! I decree it and declare it over your life NOW – GO FORTH WITH YOUR SUPERNATURAL SUDDENLY in the name of Jesus!!”
~ Paula White-Cain,
Senior Pastor, Television Host, Author &
Co-Founder – Without Walls International Church (1991)

THEY’LL be Racist, Sexist & Bigots!

“The Liberals are the ones who aren’t actually feminists, because they judge people based on politics not based off qualifications. Or even the fact that you can say feminist should mean ALL women. if they’re moving up to power that’s a good thing regardless if they’re Conservative or Liberal. They can’t go there ’cause they’re so tied to ideology. THEY’LL be racist. THEY’LL be sexist. THEY’LL be bigots.”
~ Jordan Sekulow,
Executive Director – American Center for Law & Justice (ACLJ), Lawyer, Radio Talk Show Co-Host – Jay Sekulow Live , Political Consultant, Author & Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the Regent Journal of Law and Public Policy
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Heaven, Hell & Homosexuality

“Well my gay friends in Hawaii who had gotten married to each other, I wrote them an anniversary card, and they wrote me a letter saying, ‘Don’t let everybody else tell you what to believe about heaven, hell, and homosexuality. Do your own research into the Bible and, if you do, you will discover what we have: the teachings of the gay church sounded really great, but as we read God’s Word objectively He leads us in truth, and we felt convicted and convinced that the teaching from the gay church is an error … We’ve left our gay marriage and our lifestyle and we are now born again and praying for you.”
~ Sinclair ‘Sy’ Rogers
Communicator, Talk Show Host, Recording Artist, Lecturer, & Pastoral Care Specialist
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Our USA is a Constitutional Republic!

“Contrary to catchy slogans, memes and other slick forms of electioneering, the government of the United States was never intended to be a pure democracy. In fact, most of the institutions today’s activists complain about were designed to thwart the pernicious effects of too much democracy. They’re anti-democratic by design. Rather than flaws that require remedy, these institutions were (and are) essential safeguards for individual liberty.”
~ Timothy Snowball,
Opinion Contributor
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Assumptions We Make

“We make assumptions about people based on their size. We decide who they are. We decide what they’re worth.

Is my value based only on your perception? Or is your opinion of me not my responsibility?”
~ Billie Eilish,
a.k.a Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O’Connell
Grammy Awards (5X), American Music Awards (2x), Guinness World Records (2x), MTV Video Music Awards (3x), & Brit Award.
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What You Were Supposed to Do

 

“Success is not what you have done compared to what others have done. Success is what you have done compared to what you were supposed to do.”
~ Tony Evans,
Founder & Senior Pastor – Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship,
Founder & President – The Urban Alternative,
Former Chaplain – Dallas Cowboys, Chaplain – Dallas Mavericks,
Radio Broadcaster – The Alternative & Television Broadcaster

The Rulers, Kings & Kingdoms

“We have been given authority over spirits that rule and reign over the rulers, kings and kingdoms. Empower the angels by speaking God’s Word of deliverance over the countries and continents of the Earth.

By faith, not force, we have authority over spirits that motivate men and women to act in ways that are not in alignment with God’s purpose.”

~ Charles Capps,
Farmer, Land Developer, Preacher, Teacher & Author

A Conscious Tongue

“Speak with a conscious tongue. Say only those things you truly wish to experience. Do not speak about what you do not want.”
~ Iyanla Vanzant
Inspirational Speaker, Lawyer, Author, Life Coach, & Television Personality
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Iyanla Vanzant

Putting America First

“In foreign affairs, we are renewing this founding principle of sovereignty. Our government’s first duty is to its people, to our citizens – to serve their needs, to ensure their safety, to preserve their rights, and to defend their values. As President of the United States, I will always put America first … We will no longer surrender this country or its people to the false song of globalism… I am skeptical of international unions that tie us up and bring America down… and under my administration, we will never enter America into any agreement that reduces our ability to control our own affairs … The nation-state remains the true foundation of happiness and harmony.”
~ Donald John Trump,
Businessman, Politician, Television Personality, Author,
Chairman & President of The Trump Organization,
Founder of Trump Entertainment Resorts

Stealing It

“Two hand philosophy. If I can’t earn it, then I don’t want it. My hands might be calloused up and scarred up with a knuckle or two missing (poor punching form;) but they’re mine and serve as my daily anchors for puttin’ in the work.”
~ Dwayne Douglas Johnson,
a.k.a. The Rock,
Professional Wrestler, Actor, Author
& Founder – Dwayne Johnson Rock Foundation

Patriotism: How Patriots Look

“In America, we don’t measure our patriotism by how we look.”
~ Brian Birdwell
Texas State Senator (2010-Present), Retired US Army Officer; Co-Founder – Face the Fire Ministries (2004-2017)
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Caring for Yourself Equals Better Business for You

“I realized that the better that I took care of myself, the better the business was going to run.
Take care of yourself before you take care of everyone else so you have the strength to do it …”

~ Lisa Price
Founder – Carol’s Daughter & Author

 

 

 

 

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Success & Self-Discipline

“All successes begin with Self-Discipline. It starts with you.”
~ Dwayne Douglas Johnson,
a.k.a. The Rock,
Professional Wrestler, Actor, Author
& Founder – Dwayne Johnson Rock Foundation

Dreams for Year 70

“I want to still be singing at 70 years old. I want to be open to the dreams I haven’t even dreamed up.”
~ Fantasia Barrino,
Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Author, North Carolina Music Hall of Fame (2014),
Grammy Award (2011) & Theatre World Award (2007)

Take a Chance on Failing

“You know so many people are afraid of failing, but you’re not a failure if you fail at something. …, you’re never going to find out if you can succeed, if you’re not willing to take a chance on failing.”
~ Joyce Meyer
Author, Speaker & Philanthropist
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Dreamers & Schemers

“Joseph was a dreamer. His brothers were schemers. Who came out on top? … Schemers will never rule dreamers. Dreamers will always rule schemers.”
~ Leroy Thompson
e Pastor – Word of Life Christian Center, Chief Overseer – Leroy Thompson Ministerial Association & Author
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Being Generous is Fun

“Sowers have more fun!”
~ Gloria Copeland,
Author, Co-Founder – Kenneth Copeland Ministries
& Co-Founder – Believer’s Voice of Victory

Doing Anything for Material Things & Money

“I’m not so in love with material things that I’ll do anything for money. That allows me the luxury of doing things of value.”
~ Esther Rolle
Actress & Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Special (1979)
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Endless Dreams

“Don’t be afraid to be ambitious about your goals. Hard work never stops. Neither should your dreams.”
~ Dwayne Douglas Johnson,
a.k.a. The Rock,
Professional Wrestler, Actor, Author
& Founder – Dwayne Johnson Rock Foundation

Focus & Keep Your Vision

“The most important thing is to stay focused and keep your vision. At the end of the day, you are the one that lives and breathes this and does this every day and you will know best.”
~ Lisa Price
Founder – Carol’s Daughter & Author
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Creating Emotional Barriers

“Every time we hurt another person, we create an emotional barrier and it doesn’t go away with the passing of time. It goes away with an apology and forgiveness.”
~ Dr. Gary Chapman
Author & Radio Talk Show Host.
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Seeing Sin as a Good Thing

“Unbelief doesn’t see God as the ultimate good. So it can’t see sin as the ultimate evil. It instead sees sin as a good thing and thus God’s commands as a stumbling block to joy. In believing the Devil, I didn’t need a pentagram pendant to wear, neither did I need to memorize a hex or two. All I had to do was trust myself more than God’s Word. I had to believe that my thoughts, my affections, my rights, my wishes, were worthy of absolute obedience and that in laying prostrate before the flimsy throne I’d made for myself, that I’d be doing a good thing.”
~ Jackie Hill Perry
Writer, Speaker, Author & Artist
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“I Do What I Do Because I Love It!”

“You can’t just walk away when somebody recognizes you. You have to take some time out and talk to them. It’s not a waste of time – I just love talking to people. And I don’t do this to sell records. The truth is, I do what I do because I love it.”
~ Kenny G.,
a.k.a. Kenneth Bruce Gorelick,
Saxophonist, American Music Award (1994), Grammy Award (1994),
NAACP Image Award (1998) & Soul Train Music Awards (2x)

Entrepreneurs’ Pioneering Ideas

“The American economy has been built and sustained by risk-taking entrepreneurs whose pioneering ideas and hard work gave birth to flourishing businesses.”
~ Michael R. Pence
Politician, Attorney & 48th Vice President of the United States (2017 – Currently),
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Mess the Devil’s Plans Up!

a person's ankles and feet hovering above/over a bed while jumping image for a Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson quote
“Be the person that when your feet touch the floor in the morning the devil says, “Awe sh”t, they’re up!”.
~ Dwayne Douglas Johnson,
a.k.a. The Rock,
Professional Wrestler, Actor, Author
& Founder – Dwayne Johnson Rock Foundation

The American Economy

“The American economy has been built, and sustained, by risk-taking entrepreneurs whose pioneering ideas and hard work gave birth to flourishing businesses.”
~ Dwayne Douglas Johnson,
a.k.a. The Rock,
Professional Wrestler, Actor, Author
& Founder – Dwayne Johnson Rock Foundation

Creating for Your Life

“You can believe and speak God’s Word, and “create whatever needs to be created for you life.””
~ Gloria Copeland,
Author, Co-Founder – Kenneth Copeland Ministries
& Co-Founder – Believer’s Voice of Victory

A Culture of Narcissism

“Self-admiration has created a culture of narcissism and a ‘love gap’ that diminishes us. What the world needs most is a love that is the polar opposite of narcissism. A love that is selfless and self-abandoning. A love that does not ask, ‘What’s in it for me?’ but ‘What’s in it for those I am privileged to know?’ A love that isn’t about being served but serving others. Your dreams come alive when you are preoccupied with making other people’s dreams come true. That is where real happiness is found.”
~ Mark Chironna,
Pastor, Life Coach, Author, Founder – The Masters Touch International Church
& Founder – The Dream Builders Network

Their Passion is His Glory

“We are on the cusp of the emergence of a company of hidden men and women who, with all faith and patience, have been enduring great struggles and dealings; being processed by the Lord and filling up what is lacking in the afflictions of Christ. These are not those who seek a reputation for themselves, their passion is His glory and giving Him the church He has longed for. May God grant us all the heart of apostolic fathering and mothering that can release His power in the earth. Zion is once again in travail to bring forth her children.”
~ Mark Chironna,
Pastor, Life Coach, Author, Founder – The Masters Touch International Church
& Founder – The Dream Builders Network

Somebody Else’s Thought

“Really. What can somebody else’s thought do to you? I mean it can’t really hurt you.”
~ Joyce Meyer,
Author, Speaker & Philanthropist

It’s Not the Load that Breaks You

“It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it. Carry it by the comfortable handles of gratitude for what’s positive and that it’s not worse, rather than the uncomfortable edges of bitterness and that it is not better.”
~ Lena Horne,
Singer, Dancer, Actress & Civil Rights Activist.

The Soul of America 2020 & Beyond

“If the cost of silence is the soul of the country, if the cost of tacit support is that we lose the very things that make this nation the greatest in human history, then the price is too high.”
~ Spider-Man
Superhero
a.k.a. Peter Parker
Created by Stan Lee & Steve Ditko
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Activating Your Passion & Purpose

“Sometimes you need to feel the pain and sting of defeat to activate the real passion and purpose that God predestined inside of you. God says in Jeremiah, “I know the plans I have for you, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future”.”
~ Chadwick Boseman,
Actor, Director & Writer

Warring Against Breast Cancer

“In the war against breast cancer, we have the ability to arm ourselves with knowledge, and education is a powerful tool. By taking action and doing something positive, fear is replaced with hope.”
~ Diahann Carroll,
Actor, Advocate, Dancer, Model, Singer, Author, Philanthropist,
Tony Award (1962), Golden Globe Award (1969) & Television Academy Hall of Fame (2011)

Reverse the Irreversible in Your Life

 

“Comebacks don’t seem likely when your back is up against the wall and your hope is depleted. But if you will stay the course, you will discover God’s power to reverse the irreversible in your life.”
~ Tony Evans,
Founder & Senior Pastor – Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship,
Founder & President – The Urban Alternative,
Former Chaplain – Dallas Cowboys, Chaplain – Dallas Mavericks,
Radio Broadcaster – The Alternative & Television Broadcaster

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Anarchists, Vandals, Thieves & Thugs

“Demonstrations must be dignified and nonviolent, as the overwhelming protests in Ferguson and Staten Island have been. Do not confuse anarchists who don’t want the system to work and thugs who want to exploit a situation with the majority who from day one have operated with impeccable non-0violence and clear goals.
Read more at https://www.brainyquote.com/topics/nonviolence-quotes”
~ Al Sharpton
Civil Rights Activist, Minister, talk Show Host, Politician & Founder – National Action Network

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Violence: Good vs. Evil

“I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent.”

Mahatma Gandhi,
Lawyer, Anti-Colonial Nationalist & Political Ethicist

Once They’ve Got You Violent, Then …

“When it gets down to having to use violence, then you are playing the system’s game. The establishment will irritate you – ‘pull your beard’, ‘flick your face’ – to make you fight. Because once they’ve got you violent, then they know how to handle you. The only thing they don’t know how to handle is non-violence and humour.”
~ John Winston Lennon,
Musician, Singer, Songwriter,
Record Producer, Artist, Writer & Activist

Non-Violence: Pretty Advanced Weaponry

“Nonviolence is pretty ballsy, pretty advanced weaponry.”
~ Ava DuVernay
Filmmaker, Writer, Director, Producer, Film Distributor, Tribeca Film Institute’s Heineken Affinity Award, African-American Film Critics (2011),
Sundance Film Festival Directing Award (2012), Film Independent Spirit Awards -Independent Spirit John Cassavetes Award (2012),
African-American Film Critics Association (2X), Women Film Critics Circle – Josephine Baker Award (2012), Black Reel Awards (2X), Black Film Critics Circle (2014),
Central Ohio Film Critics Association (2X), Alliance of Women Film Journalists (2X), Dorothy Arzner Directors Award (2015), Mattel “Sheros” (2015),
Smithsonian Magazine’s American Ingenuity Award (2017), 49th NAACP Image Awards Entertainer of the Year (2018),
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Unlock the The Treasures Within

“Inside every human being there are treasures to unlock.”
~ Mike Huckabee
Politician, Christian Minister, 44th Governor of Arkansas (1996-2007), Author, Musician, Public Speaker & Host Huckabee Talk Show
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Let’s Cross the Faith Line

 
“God will dare to do the impossible in your life, if  you dare to cross the faith line “
~ Kenneth Copeland,
Author, Singer, Co-Founder – Kenneth Copeland Ministries
& Co-Founder – Believer’s Voice of Victory
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On the Defensive All the Time?

“You can’t be on the defensive all the time. Be on the offensive, like me. I’m the most offensive person in the world.”
~ George Jefferson
Dry Cleaning Entrepreneur
Portrayed by Sherman Hemsley
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Doing What You Can to Show You Care

“Do what you can to show you care about other people and you will make our world a better place.”
~ Rosalynn Carter
First Lady of the United States (1977-1981), Author, Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving (1998- ), National Women’s Hall of Fame (2002), Presidential Medal of Freedom (1999), Mental Illness Foundation Dorothea Dix Award (1988), Georgia Woman of the Year Award (1996), Jefferson Award for Greatest Public Service Benefiting the Disadvantaged (1996), United Nations Children’s Fund International Child Survival Award (1999), Rhoda and Bernard Sarnat International Prize in Mental Health – Institute of Medicine (2000), United States Surgeon General’s Medallion (2000) & American Peace Award (2009)
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Actual Racism Hiding in Plain View

“… An organization conceived in racism that is the leading killer of Black lives in America. The organization is Planned Parenthood, and if Black lives matter — which they do — Planned Parenthood has a lot to answer for.”
~ Frank Wright, PH.D.
President & CEO – D. James Kennedy Ministries
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Sharing All That They Have

“Affordable housing is a great issue and what we do here, at the Bridge Ministry, is we share all that we have:, the resources, the food, the clothing and the surround services (medical and all these things that we can provide).
~ Candy Christmas
Singer, Author, Philanthropist, Founder & CEO – The Bridge, Inc.
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The Features of Anarchy

“Laws that are not carried into effect, authorities without force and despised, crime unpunished: property attacked, the safety of the individual violated, the morality of the people corrupted, no Constitution, no government, no justice; these are the features of anarchy.”
~ Jacques Pierre Brissot,
Founder – Abolitionist Society of the Friends of the Blacks
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Socialists Undermine Economics (Our Economy 2020 & Beyond)

“If Socialists understood Economics they wouldn’t be Socialists”
~ Friedrich August von Hayek, CH FBA
Economist, Philosopher, Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (1974), Companion of Honour (1984) & Presidential Medal of Freedom (1991)
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Carrying His Hope to Our World

“What a glorious faith God has imparted to us. We carry His hope to our world. We give His love to people everywhere we go. We are living proof of the all-encompassing Redemption Jesus (the Christ) has provided to every person who will believe and receive it! “
~ Kenneth Copeland,
Author, Singer, Co-Founder – Kenneth Copeland Ministries
& Co-Founder – Believer’s Voice of Victory
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Anarchy: The Power of the Bully

“I don’t believe in anarchy, because it will ultimately amount to the power of the bully, with weapons. Gandhi is my life’s inspiration: passive resistance. I don’t want to live in the Thunderdome with Mad Max.”
~ John Lydon
Singer, Songwriter & Musician
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This Kind of Poverty: A Whole Different World from Our Own

“The truly poor won’t be at our church services. They won’t be at our committee meetings. They won’t be at the supermarket where we shop. And they aren’t here today. We have to reach out and find them where they are.”
“We found a whole different world from our own. We found people living without bathrooms or running water – with holes in their roofs and floors – people so poor they had no beds, no stoves, no shoes. Until that day, I had never imagined this kind of poverty – right next door to our own snug and comfortable lives.”
~Barb Mains
Founder – Help4Kids
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For Some the Journey Through Life is Quicker

“Life is but a stopping place,
A pause in what’s to be,
A resting place along the road, to sweet eternity.
We all have different journeys; different paths along the way,
We all were meant to learn some things, but never meant to stay …
Our destination is a place, far greater than we know.
For some the journey is quicker, for some the journey is slow.
When the journey finally ends, we’ll claim a great reward,
and find an everlasting peace, together with the Lord.”
~ Author Unknown
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In Our 2020 World

“In a world filled with hate, we must still dare to hope. In a world filled with anger, we must still dare to comfort. In a world filled with despair, we must still dare to dream. And in a world filled with distrust, we must still dare to believe.”
~ Michael Jackson,
Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer, Dancer & Actor.

Utilizing Divine Wisdom

“As you walk in God’s divine wisdom, you will surely begin to see a greater measure of victory and good success in your life.”
~ Joseph Prince,
Author, Co-Founder & Pastor – New Creation Church

Dare to Achieve Something Worth Doing

“Now is the time to be bolder, to dare to achieve, to begin something worth doing. Begin now to do something that has long been a dream, something that makes you approach each new day as a journey to accomplish what you want and desire.Your days are numbered, you won’t live forever so now is the time to grab hold of that dream and shake it for all it’s worth. Time is a fleeting commodity that can never be retrieved again so do it now, not tomorrow or the next day – now.”

~ Byron Pulsifer
Motivational Speaker & Author
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The Extent of Your Consciousness

“The extent of your consciousness is limited only by your ability to love and to embrace with your love the space around you, and all it contains.”
~ Napoleon Bonaparte,
Emperor of the French (May 1804 – April 1814 and March 1815 – June 1815) &
King of Italy (March 1805 – April 1814)

Divine Provision

“Redemption is not complete without divine provision.”
~ Bill Winston,
Preacher, Author, Entrepreneur, Founder & Senior Pastor – Living Word Christian Center,
Founder – Joseph Business School, Founder – The Joseph Center®,
Fmr. United States Air Force Fighter Pilot, United States Air Force Distinguished Flying Cross Award,
United States Air Force Air Medal Award, United States Air Force Squadron Top Gun Award
Distinguished Alumni of Tuskegee University Award, Chicago Tuskegee Club Incorporated Heritage Award,
Tuskegee Airmen Chicago DoDo Chapter Award

Put Yourself on That Happiness List

“As women, we’re nurturers by nature.  We want to make sure everyone is happy.  That’s a good thing, but we also have to put ourselves on that ‘Happiness List’.”
~ Victoria Osteen,
Co-Pastor, Author, Philanthropist &
Founder, Lakewood Church Women’s Ministry

Be Tough Enough to Follow Through

“”You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through.””
~ Rosalynn Carter
First Lady of the United States (1977-1981), Author, Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving (1998- ), National Women’s Hall of Fame (2002), Presidential Medal of Freedom (1999), Mental Illness Foundation Dorothea Dix Award (1988), Georgia Woman of the Year Award (1996), Jefferson Award for Greatest Public Service Benefiting the Disadvantaged (1996), United Nations Children’s Fund International Child Survival Award (1999), Rhoda and Bernard Sarnat International Prize in Mental Health – Institute of Medicine (2000), United States Surgeon General’s Medallion (2000) & American Peace Award (2009)
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Those Beautiful, Lit-up, Bejeweled ‘Christmas’ Trees

“I am a Jew, and every single one of my ancestors was Jewish.
And it does not bother me even a little bit when people call
those beautiful, lit-up, bejeweled trees ‘Christmas’ trees.
I don’t feel threatened. I don’t feel discriminated against.”

Benjamin Jeremy “Ben” Stein
Actor, Writer, Lawyer, Commentator,
& Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Game Show Host

Be a Blessing

“Make it a point to be a blessing to someone today with a smile, a word of encouragement or an act of kindness.”
~ Lisa Osteen Comes,
Associate Pastor – Lakewood Church & Author

What Are You Speaking About Yourself?

“Words can knock you down, pull you down or put you on your feet, and not just the words of others. You know, it’s what you speak yourself.”
~ John Osteen,
Co-Founder & Senior Pastor – Lakewood Church & TV Program – John Osteen

Making You or Breaking You

“There lots of times in my life when I wish I’d put my hand over my mouth instead of saying things because, you know, words can put men on their feet. Words can either make you or break you.”
~ Dodie Osteen,
Co-Founder – Lakewood Church, Speaker & Author

My Humanity & Your Humanity

“My humanity is bound up in yours, for we can only be human together.”
~ Desmond Tutu
Anglican Cleric, Theologian, Anti-Apartheid Activist, Human Rights Activist, Dean – St Mary’s Cathedral Johannesburg (1975), Bishop of Lesotho, General-Secretary – South African Council of Churches (1978-1985)
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Try to Inspire People

“The most important thing is to try and inspire people so that they can be great in whatever they want to do.”
~ Kobe Bryant
Los Angeles Lakers Basketball Player (20-Seasons), NBA Championships (5X), All-Star(18X), All-NBA Team (15X), All-Defensive Team (12X), NBA Most Valuable Player (2008), NBA Finals MVP (2X) & Summer Olympics Gold Medals (2008 & 2012) & Academy Award – Best Animated Short Film (2018)
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The Ability to Triumph

“It doesn’t matter who you are, where you come from. The ability to triumph begins with you — always.”
~ Oprah Winfrey,
Chairwoman & CEO of Harpo Productions,
Chairwoman, CEO & CCO of Oprah Winfrey Network,
Television Host, Producer, Author, Actress & Philanthropist

The Way He Celebrated Father’s Day

“I always joke that my kids’ favorite holiday is Father’s Day.
They love the way I celebrate the occasion by writing each of them a thank-you letter and a generous check.
It’s my way of letting them know how much I appreciate the great pleasure and privilege of being their dad.”
~ Wayne Dyer,
Philosopher, Author, & Motivational Speaker

Your Life Influences Others

“Our life ripples out, and it has influence. That’s why it’s important that we’re at our best and that we’re influencing others for the good.”
~ Victoria Osteen,
Co-Pastor – Lakewood Church, Author, Philanthropist &
Founder – Lakewood Church Women’s Ministry

An Amazing & Great Family Man

“I want to be remembered as, I hope, an amazing husband and a great father.”
~ Jason Momoa
Film Actor, Voice Actor, Model &
CinemaCon Awards (2011)
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Injustice Anywhere, Justice Everywhere

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”

~ Martin Luther King, Jr.,
Pastor, Activist & Humanitarian

Our Most Important Friendships

“Your most important friendships should be with your own brothers and sisters and with your father and mother.
Love your family. Be loyal to them. Have a genuine concern for your brothers and sisters. 
~ Ezra Taft Benson,
Farmer, United States Secretary of Agriculture (1953-1961),
President – The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (1985-1994),
Boy Scouts of America Awards: Silver Beaver, Silver Antelope
& Silver Buffalo & International Scouting Award Bronze Wolf

A Little Bit of Help

“Sometimes people just need a little bit of help to get going in the right direction.”
~ Frank Diaz
,
U.S. Veteran, Entrepreneur, Military Catering Specialist, Owner/Founder & Pitmaster – Tin Hut BBQ & Aloha Gourmet Food Trucks Hawaii
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More Darkness Cannot Drive Out Existing Darkness

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.”

~ Martin Luther King, Jr.,
Pastor, Activist & Humanitarian

Living Respectfully

“For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.”
~ Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela,
Activist, Politician, Philanthropist, Lawyer,
1st President of South Africa, Philanthropist
Nobel Peace Prize Awardee(1993) & Presidential Medal of Freedom Awardee

The Best Man, Husband & Father

“For myself, it’s trying to do my best in whatever I am doing.
At this time, it is boxing; then when I get home,
I want to be the best father, the best husband, the best man I can be.”
~ Sonny William “Bill” Williams
International Newcomer of the Year (2004), World XIII (2004), Samoan Sports Association Junior Sportsman of the Year (2004),
Nickelodeon Australian Kids’ Choice Awards “Fave Rising Star” (2005), New Zealand Professional Boxing Association (NZPBA) Heavyweight Champion (2012),
Chiefs Players’ Player Award (2012), WBA International Heavyweight Champion (2013), Jack Gibson Medalist – Sydney Roosters’ Player of the Year (2013),
No.9 in Ask Men’s Top 49 Most Influential Men (2013 Edition), RLIF International Second-Rower of the Year (2013), RLIF International Player of the Year (2013) &
Panathlon International Fair Play Award (2015)
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Jesus Brought His Disciples to the Streets

“You only have to follow the Scriptures to understand why Jesus brought his disciples to the streets.
The best classrooms are in the streets. You get to encounter many different natural (Supernatural) & spiritual situations,
that you normally may not encounter in a church building environment.”
~ Frank Diaz
CEO/Founder/Owner – United We All Can, Inc., Founder – Pantera Records
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The Most Influential Being to Ever Walk Earth

“Jesus Christ was undeniably the most influential human being to ever walk this Earth.
Anyone honestly pursuing truth has to, at least, read what He said.”
~ Frank Turek
 Christian Apologist, Author, Public Speaker & Radio Host
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The Jackie Robinson of Modeling

“I propose the “Beverly Johnson Rule” for Condé Nast, similar to the Rooney Rule in the NFL that mandates that a diverse set of candidates must be interviewed for any open coaching and front office position. The “Beverly Johnson Rule” would require at least two black professionals to be meaningfully interviewed for influential positions. This rule would be especially relevant to boards of directors, C-suite executives, top editorial positions and other influential roles. I also invite chief executives of companies in the fashion, beauty and media industries to adopt this rule.

“Whitney (Ruth Whitney, Editor-in-Chief – Glamour (1967 – 1998)) declared I was “the Jackie Robinson of modeling.” Forty-six years after my Vogue cover, I want to move from being an icon to an iconoclast and continue fighting the racism and exclusion that have been an ugly part of the beauty business for far too long.”

~ Beverly Johnson
Supermodel, Actress, Businesswoman & Author
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The Author of Your Destiny


“There is no greater discovery than seeing God as the author of your destiny.”
~ Ravi Zacharias,
Christian Apologist, Author, Radio Host, Scholar &
Founder & Chairman of the Board – Ravi Zacharias International Ministries