Category Archives: a Brainy Mom

An Ending Better Than the Start

“Now is not the time to give up! The end is going to be better than the beginning.” ~ Joni Lamb, Singer, Co-Founder & Vice-President – The Daystar Television Network Co-Host – Marcus & Joni

An Ending Better Than the Start

“Now is not the time to give up! The end is going to be better than the beginning.” ~ Joni Lamb, Singer, Co-Founder & Vice-President – The Daystar Television Network Co-Host – Marcus & Joni

Silent & Suffering

“We don’t need to suffer in silence.  Reach out.” ~ Dorothy Newton, Speaker & Author – Silent Cry

Silent & Suffering

“We don’t need to suffer in silence.  Reach out.” ~ Dorothy Newton, Speaker & Author – Silent Cry

Your Body is Listening

“Your body hears everything your mind says.” ~ Naomi Judd, Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Activist, Author & Motivational Speaker

Your Body is Listening

“Your body hears everything your mind says.” ~ Naomi Judd, Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Activist, Author & Motivational Speaker

The Older, The Better

“I never thought I’d feel this way …, the older I get, the better I feel.” ~ Chaka Khan, Singer, Songwriter, Activist & Grammy Awards (10x)

The Older, The Better

“I never thought I’d feel this way …, the older I get, the better I feel.” ~ Chaka Khan, Singer, Songwriter, Activist & Grammy Awards (10x)

Serving Others

“I feel an important part of beauty is not only what you do on the outside, but also what you put into the inside. Good fresh food with many vegetables along with love and caring for others. I spend way

Serving Others

“I feel an important part of beauty is not only what you do on the outside, but also what you put into the inside. Good fresh food with many vegetables along with love and caring for others. I spend way

Embracing the Mature

“The world is finally embracing the mature woman … It’s not about looking 20 years younger, but finding your own spot.” ~ Eva Herzigová, Model & Actress

Embracing the Mature

“The world is finally embracing the mature woman … It’s not about looking 20 years younger, but finding your own spot.” ~ Eva Herzigová, Model & Actress

Putting Yourself Twenty Years Ahead

“Instead of looking at the past, I put myself ahead twenty years and try to look at what I need to do now in order to get there then.” ~ Diana Ross, Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Record Singer & Author

Putting Yourself Twenty Years Ahead

“Instead of looking at the past, I put myself ahead twenty years and try to look at what I need to do now in order to get there then.” ~ Diana Ross, Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Record Singer & Author

The First Thing She Saw

“My mother says I didn’t open my eyes for eight days after I was born, but when I did, the first thing I saw was an engagement ring. I was hooked.” ~ Elizabeth Taylor, Actress, Businesswoman, Humanitarian, Philanthropist, Founder –

The First Thing She Saw

“My mother says I didn’t open my eyes for eight days after I was born, but when I did, the first thing I saw was an engagement ring. I was hooked.” ~ Elizabeth Taylor, Actress, Businesswoman, Humanitarian, Philanthropist, Founder –

People Thinking and Laughing

“My main goal is to really make people think, and laugh while they do so.” ~ Stacey Dash, Actress, Talk Show Host & Author

People Thinking and Laughing

“My main goal is to really make people think, and laugh while they do so.” ~ Stacey Dash, Actress, Talk Show Host & Author

To Be Ever So Alive

“A man without ambition is dead. A man with ambition, but no love is dead. A man with ambition and love for his blessings here on earth is ever so alive.” ~ Pearl Bailey, Singer, Actress & Author Screen Actors

To Be Ever So Alive

“A man without ambition is dead. A man with ambition, but no love is dead. A man with ambition and love for his blessings here on earth is ever so alive.” ~ Pearl Bailey, Singer, Actress & Author Screen Actors

YOUR Inner Peace

“If there’s no inner peace, people can’t give it to you. The husband can’t give it to you. Your children can’t give it to you. YOU have to give it to you.” ~ Linda Evans, a,k,a. Linda Evanstad Actress, Author

YOUR Inner Peace

“If there’s no inner peace, people can’t give it to you. The husband can’t give it to you. Your children can’t give it to you. YOU have to give it to you.” ~ Linda Evans, a,k,a. Linda Evanstad Actress, Author

Caring for Each Other & Ourselves

“Everyone of us needs to show how much we care for each other and, in the process, care for ourselves.” ~ Diana Frances Windsor, Princess of Wales

Caring for Each Other & Ourselves

“Everyone of us needs to show how much we care for each other and, in the process, care for ourselves.” ~ Diana Frances Windsor, Princess of Wales

Instinct-Power

“Don’t you dare underestimate the power of your own instinct.” ~ Barbara Corcoran, Businesswoman, Investor, Speaker, Consultant, Syndicated Columnist, Author & Television Personality.

Instinct-Power

“Don’t you dare underestimate the power of your own instinct.” ~ Barbara Corcoran, Businesswoman, Investor, Speaker, Consultant, Syndicated Columnist, Author & Television Personality.

When You Help Others

“It’s also selfish because it makes you feel good when you help others. I’ve been helped by acts of kindness from strangers. That’s why we’re here, after all, to help others.” ~ Carol Burnett, Actress, Comedienne, Singer & Writer,

When You Help Others

“It’s also selfish because it makes you feel good when you help others. I’ve been helped by acts of kindness from strangers. That’s why we’re here, after all, to help others.” ~ Carol Burnett, Actress, Comedienne, Singer & Writer,

The Temptation to Give Up

“The temptation to give up is greatest when the victory is the closest.” ~ Da’Dra Crawford Greathouse, Singer, Songwriter, Musician, Speaker, Lakewood Church Senior Worship Leader & Co-Founder of Anointed

The Temptation to Give Up

“The temptation to give up is greatest when the victory is the closest.” ~ Da’Dra Crawford Greathouse, Singer, Songwriter, Musician, Speaker, Lakewood Church Senior Worship Leader & Co-Founder of Anointed

He Recognized Destiny Calling

“I was a wife and a mother, and I was completely fulfilled. But my husband recognized the signals in me which said, “I’ve been doing enough gardening, I’ve cooked enough good dinners, I’ve sat around the house and mooned about

He Recognized Destiny Calling

“I was a wife and a mother, and I was completely fulfilled. But my husband recognized the signals in me which said, “I’ve been doing enough gardening, I’ve cooked enough good dinners, I’ve sat around the house and mooned about

Didn’t Do It by Missing School

“When I was in school, my mother stressed education. I am so glad she did. I graduated from Yale College and Yale University with my Master’s and I didn’t do it by missing school.” ~ Angela Bassett, Actress, Saturn Award

Didn’t Do It by Missing School

“When I was in school, my mother stressed education. I am so glad she did. I graduated from Yale College and Yale University with my Master’s and I didn’t do it by missing school.” ~ Angela Bassett, Actress, Saturn Award

Looking Within

“The hardest thing to find in life is balance – especially the more success you have, the more you look to the other side of the gate. What do I need to stay grounded, in touch, in love, connected, emotionally

Looking Within

“The hardest thing to find in life is balance – especially the more success you have, the more you look to the other side of the gate. What do I need to stay grounded, in touch, in love, connected, emotionally

Laughing at Obstacles

“Don’t take yourself too seriously. Know when to laugh at yourself, and find a way to laugh at obstacles that inevitably present themselves. ~ Halle Berry, Actress, Model & Film Producer

Laughing at Obstacles

“Don’t take yourself too seriously. Know when to laugh at yourself, and find a way to laugh at obstacles that inevitably present themselves. ~ Halle Berry, Actress, Model & Film Producer

Obsessed with Beauty

“I think we have become obsessed with beauty and personally I’m really saddened by the way women mutilate their faces today in search of that.” ~ Halle Berry, Actress, Model & Film Producer

Obsessed with Beauty

“I think we have become obsessed with beauty and personally I’m really saddened by the way women mutilate their faces today in search of that.” ~ Halle Berry, Actress, Model & Film Producer

Behaving Like a Princess

“Behaving like a princess is work. It’s not just about looking beautiful or wearing a crown. It’s more about how you are inside.” ~ Julie Andrews a.k.a., Film and Stage Actress, Singer, Author, Theatre Director & Dancer

Behaving Like a Princess

“Behaving like a princess is work. It’s not just about looking beautiful or wearing a crown. It’s more about how you are inside.” ~ Julie Andrews a.k.a., Film and Stage Actress, Singer, Author, Theatre Director & Dancer

What I Eat

“I try not to go crazy, but yes, I pay attention to what I eat.” ~ Eva Mendes, Actress, Model & Businesswoman

What I Eat

“I try not to go crazy, but yes, I pay attention to what I eat.” ~ Eva Mendes, Actress, Model & Businesswoman

Treat Them Well

“When you love someone, you treat them well.” ~ Tippi Hedren , Actress, Animal Rights Activist & Fashion Model

Treat Them Well

“When you love someone, you treat them well.” ~ Tippi Hedren , Actress, Animal Rights Activist & Fashion Model

Sacred Secrets That Shame

“You are not alone if you have sacred secrets that shame you from participating in the great things God has planned for you, … it is time for you to confess to God the truth of your secret so that

Sacred Secrets That Shame

“You are not alone if you have sacred secrets that shame you from participating in the great things God has planned for you, … it is time for you to confess to God the truth of your secret so that

A Passion for Something

“When you have a passion for something then you tend not only to be better at it, but you work harder at it too.” ~ Vera Wang, Fashion Designer & Author

A Passion for Something

“When you have a passion for something then you tend not only to be better at it, but you work harder at it too.” ~ Vera Wang, Fashion Designer & Author