Category Archives: a Brainy Dad

The Sponge-like Constant Learners

“Children, in a way, are constant learners. Certainly sponge-like; absorbing everything without careful analysis, even though, at the same time, they are certainly capable of incredible insights.” ~ Yo-Yo Ma, Cellist, Educator, Composer, Humanitarian & Grammy Award Winner(15x)

The Sponge-like Constant Learners

“Children, in a way, are constant learners. Certainly sponge-like; absorbing everything without careful analysis, even though, at the same time, they are certainly capable of incredible insights.” ~ Yo-Yo Ma, Cellist, Educator, Composer, Humanitarian & Grammy Award Winner(15x)

The Prayers of Tears

“Every now and then your tears will pray a prayer your words never could.” ~ John Gray, Associate Pastor – Lakewood Church, Comedian, Author, Speaker, Actor, Singer & Playwright Save

The Prayers of Tears

“Every now and then your tears will pray a prayer your words never could.” ~ John Gray, Associate Pastor – Lakewood Church, Comedian, Author, Speaker, Actor, Singer & Playwright Save

When Experience & Expectation Don’t Line-up

“Whenever your experience doesn’t line-up with your expectation, Jesus is trying to give you a revelation of who He is.” ~ Robert Madu, Speaker

When Experience & Expectation Don’t Line-up

“Whenever your experience doesn’t line-up with your expectation, Jesus is trying to give you a revelation of who He is.” ~ Robert Madu, Speaker

Let Them Flourish!

“If you don’t let people flourish in their jobs, why are they going to stay?” ~ Joel Osteen, Pastor of Lakewood Church, Motivational Speaker & Author Save

Let Them Flourish!

“If you don’t let people flourish in their jobs, why are they going to stay?” ~ Joel Osteen, Pastor of Lakewood Church, Motivational Speaker & Author Save

When We’re in a Certain Season

“‘Seed-time and Harvest’ is God’s covenant law of sowing and reaping. He will not break His covenant. There are things that God has for you that don’t open up to you until you are in a certain season.” ~ Bill

When We’re in a Certain Season

“‘Seed-time and Harvest’ is God’s covenant law of sowing and reaping. He will not break His covenant. There are things that God has for you that don’t open up to you until you are in a certain season.” ~ Bill

Living Gracefully

“I want to get old gracefully. I want to have good posture, I want to be healthy and be an example to my children.” ~ Sting, a.k.a. Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner, CBE Musician, Singer, Songwriter, & Actor

Living Gracefully

“I want to get old gracefully. I want to have good posture, I want to be healthy and be an example to my children.” ~ Sting, a.k.a. Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner, CBE Musician, Singer, Songwriter, & Actor

Define YOUR Kryptonite

“Until you define your Kryptonite, you will always be vulnerable to destruction.” ~ T. D. Jakes, Sr., Bishop/Chief Pastor of The Potter’s House, Author & Filmmaker

Define YOUR Kryptonite

“Until you define your Kryptonite, you will always be vulnerable to destruction.” ~ T. D. Jakes, Sr., Bishop/Chief Pastor of The Potter’s House, Author & Filmmaker

Making Other People Money, Too

“The secret of my success is that I make other people money. And, never ever, ever, ever be ashamed about trying to earn as much as possible for yourself, if the person you’re working with is also making money. That’s

Making Other People Money, Too

“The secret of my success is that I make other people money. And, never ever, ever, ever be ashamed about trying to earn as much as possible for yourself, if the person you’re working with is also making money. That’s

One Key to a Healthy Body

“Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity.” ~John F. Kennedy, 35th President of the United States (1961-1963)

One Key to a Healthy Body

“Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity.” ~John F. Kennedy, 35th President of the United States (1961-1963)

IMPOSSIBLE is One of His Favorite Words!

“We forget that IMPOSSIBLE is one of God’s favorite words” ~ Max Lucado, Writer, Speaker, Preacher & Author

IMPOSSIBLE is One of His Favorite Words!

“We forget that IMPOSSIBLE is one of God’s favorite words” ~ Max Lucado, Writer, Speaker, Preacher & Author

Building Great Relationships

“The starting point for building great relationships is making wise decisions about who we allow close to us. We need people who will build us up and take us forward, and good friends will do just that. ” ~ Brian

Building Great Relationships

“The starting point for building great relationships is making wise decisions about who we allow close to us. We need people who will build us up and take us forward, and good friends will do just that. ” ~ Brian

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

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

Training To Live Life As a Champion

“I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.’ ~ Muhammad Ali a.k.a Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr., Boxer & Heavyweight Champion of the World (1964-1979, 3X)

Training To Live Life As a Champion

“I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.’ ~ Muhammad Ali a.k.a Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr., Boxer & Heavyweight Champion of the World (1964-1979, 3X)

Truly Love from The Soul

“Let us dream of tomorrow where we can truly love from the soul, and know love as the ultimate truth at the heart of all creation.” ~ Michael Jackson, Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer, Dancer & Actor.

Truly Love from The Soul

“Let us dream of tomorrow where we can truly love from the soul, and know love as the ultimate truth at the heart of all creation.” ~ Michael Jackson, Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer, Dancer & Actor.

Especially if They Were a Female Alien

“If I had to describe myself to an alien I’d say, “I was bigger than the average human, enjoy a drink or two with a good meal and have a bigger head than most.” I’d also say, “I’m really handsome.”

Especially if They Were a Female Alien

“If I had to describe myself to an alien I’d say, “I was bigger than the average human, enjoy a drink or two with a good meal and have a bigger head than most.” I’d also say, “I’m really handsome.”

A Spirit of Complaining

“When we feel that old spirit of complaining start to bubble up in our hearts, we need to remind ourselves to take time to thank God for His blessings.” ~ David Jeremiah, Author, Founder – Turning Point Radio and Television

A Spirit of Complaining

“When we feel that old spirit of complaining start to bubble up in our hearts, we need to remind ourselves to take time to thank God for His blessings.” ~ David Jeremiah, Author, Founder – Turning Point Radio and Television

Respected and Accepted

“When men and women are able to respect and accept their differences then love has a chance to blossom.” ~ John Gray, Author, Relationship Counselor & Lecturer  blo

Respected and Accepted

“When men and women are able to respect and accept their differences then love has a chance to blossom.” ~ John Gray, Author, Relationship Counselor & Lecturer  blo

Empowering Passions

“It is your passion that empowers you to be able to do that thing you were created to do.” ~ T. D. Jakes, Sr., Bishop/Chief Pastor of The Potter’s House, Author, Talk Show Host & Filmmaker

Empowering Passions

“It is your passion that empowers you to be able to do that thing you were created to do.” ~ T. D. Jakes, Sr., Bishop/Chief Pastor of The Potter’s House, Author, Talk Show Host & Filmmaker

One Big Brain

“There’s something happening in the world that didn’t happen before. We are acting like one big brain.” ~ Antonio Banderas, Actor, Director, Producer, Singer & Philanthropist

One Big Brain

“There’s something happening in the world that didn’t happen before. We are acting like one big brain.” ~ Antonio Banderas, Actor, Director, Producer, Singer & Philanthropist

Forgiveness is The Attribute

“The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” Mahatma Ghandi

Forgiveness is The Attribute

“The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” Mahatma Ghandi

Without a Nickel, Without a Dream

“A broke man is not a man without a nickel, but a man without a dream.” ~ Jesse Duplantis, Pastor, Covenant Church | Co-Founder, Jesse Duplantis Ministries (JDM) TV Host | Co-Founder, Christians United for Israel (CUFI) Co-Founder, Covenant Compassion

Without a Nickel, Without a Dream

“A broke man is not a man without a nickel, but a man without a dream.” ~ Jesse Duplantis, Pastor, Covenant Church | Co-Founder, Jesse Duplantis Ministries (JDM) TV Host | Co-Founder, Christians United for Israel (CUFI) Co-Founder, Covenant Compassion

Big Hugs

“When I come home, my daughter will run to the door and give me a big hug, and everything that’s happened that day just melts away.” ~ Hugh Jackman, Actor, Singer, Producer, Tony Award, Emmy Award, Golden Globe (2013) &

Big Hugs

“When I come home, my daughter will run to the door and give me a big hug, and everything that’s happened that day just melts away.” ~ Hugh Jackman, Actor, Singer, Producer, Tony Award, Emmy Award, Golden Globe (2013) &

A Form of Power

“Any form of art is a form of power; it has impact, it can affect change — it can not only move us, it makes us move.” ~ Ossie Davis, Voice, Film, Television and Broadway Actor, Director, Poet, Playwright, Author

A Form of Power

“Any form of art is a form of power; it has impact, it can affect change — it can not only move us, it makes us move.” ~ Ossie Davis, Voice, Film, Television and Broadway Actor, Director, Poet, Playwright, Author

An Ongoing Joy

“It’s an ongoing joy being a dad.” ~ Liam Neeson, Actor

An Ongoing Joy

“It’s an ongoing joy being a dad.” ~ Liam Neeson, Actor

Making Role Models

“I think the best thing about being James Brown is looking at my little son. Hopefully I can make my son a role model to a lot of people.” ~ James Brown, Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer, Dancer, Bandleader & Creator

Making Role Models

“I think the best thing about being James Brown is looking at my little son. Hopefully I can make my son a role model to a lot of people.” ~ James Brown, Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer, Dancer, Bandleader & Creator