Posts Tagged: be a blessing

The World Around You

“Help others and give something back. I guarantee you will discover that while public service improves the lives and the world around you, its greatest reward is the enrichment and new meaning it will bring your own life.” ~ Arnold

The World Around You

“Help others and give something back. I guarantee you will discover that while public service improves the lives and the world around you, its greatest reward is the enrichment and new meaning it will bring your own life.” ~ Arnold

Eyes Opened: Injustice & Need

“I try to live my life every day in the present, and try not to turn a blind eye to injustice and need.” ~ Susan Sarandon, Actress & Activist

Eyes Opened: Injustice & Need

“I try to live my life every day in the present, and try not to turn a blind eye to injustice and need.” ~ Susan Sarandon, Actress & Activist

Being a Black Being

“I love being black in America, and especially being black in Hollywood.” ~ Will Smith, a.k.a Willard Carroll Smith, Jr., Actor, Producer, Rapper & Songwriter

Being a Black Being

“I love being black in America, and especially being black in Hollywood.” ~ Will Smith, a.k.a Willard Carroll Smith, Jr., Actor, Producer, Rapper & Songwriter

Hours with Your Child(ren)

I am a full-time mom; that is my first job. The most important job ever. I started my business when he started school. When he is in school, I do my meetings, my sketches, and everything else. I cook him

Hours with Your Child(ren)

I am a full-time mom; that is my first job. The most important job ever. I started my business when he started school. When he is in school, I do my meetings, my sketches, and everything else. I cook him

Those Who Do the Most

“I began learning long ago that those who are happiest are those who do the most for others.” ~ Booker T. Washington, Educator, Author, Orator & Advisor to Presidents – ,

Those Who Do the Most

“I began learning long ago that those who are happiest are those who do the most for others.” ~ Booker T. Washington, Educator, Author, Orator & Advisor to Presidents – ,

Loving, Laughing & Giving

“Another fresh, new year is here . . . Another year to live! To banish worry, doubt, and fear, To love and laugh and give!” ~ William Arthur Ward, Author, Educator & Motivational Speaker

Loving, Laughing & Giving

“Another fresh, new year is here . . . Another year to live! To banish worry, doubt, and fear, To love and laugh and give!” ~ William Arthur Ward, Author, Educator & Motivational Speaker

Make This One Extraordinary

  If last year was ordinary, do something ‘extra’ in this year and make it extraordinary. ~ Author Unknown

Make This One Extraordinary

  If last year was ordinary, do something ‘extra’ in this year and make it extraordinary. ~ Author Unknown

Quote by Rita F. Pierson, "Every child deserves a champion --- an adult who will ... "

Be a Champion

“Every child deserves a champion — an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection and insists that they become the best that they can become the best that they can possibly be.” ~

Quote by Rita F. Pierson, "Every child deserves a champion --- an adult who will ... "

Be a Champion

“Every child deserves a champion — an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection and insists that they become the best that they can become the best that they can possibly be.” ~

Small Things, Good Things

“I do small things. I try to do good things every day.” ~ Jackie Chan, Actor, Martial Artist, Film Director, Producer, Stuntman, Singer, Clothier, Restaurateur, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, Founder – Jackie Chan Charitable Foundation & Founder – Dragon’s Heart Foundation

Small Things, Good Things

“I do small things. I try to do good things every day.” ~ Jackie Chan, Actor, Martial Artist, Film Director, Producer, Stuntman, Singer, Clothier, Restaurateur, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, Founder – Jackie Chan Charitable Foundation & Founder – Dragon’s Heart Foundation

Of Every Relationship & Every Institution.

… a clear, meaningful purpose and compelling ethical principles evoked from all participants should be the essence of every relationship, and every institution.” ~ Dee Ward Hock, Founder & former CEO of Visa

Of Every Relationship & Every Institution.

… a clear, meaningful purpose and compelling ethical principles evoked from all participants should be the essence of every relationship, and every institution.” ~ Dee Ward Hock, Founder & former CEO of Visa

The Way CJ Said To

“But I will never stop helping and loving people the way Jesus said to.” ~ Michael Jackson, Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer, Dancer & Actor.

The Way CJ Said To

“But I will never stop helping and loving people the way Jesus said to.” ~ Michael Jackson, Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer, Dancer & Actor.

Living Dreams

“I’ve been blessed to live my dream more than half my life, so I want to help give that back to someone else.” ~ Mariah Carey, Singer, Song-writer, Actress, Record Producer & Philanthropist

Living Dreams

“I’ve been blessed to live my dream more than half my life, so I want to help give that back to someone else.” ~ Mariah Carey, Singer, Song-writer, Actress, Record Producer & Philanthropist

Thoughts Have Wings

“I hold it true that thoughts are things Endowed with bodies, breath, and wings, And that we send them forth to fill The world with good results – or ill.” ~ Ella Wheeler Wilcox, Author & Poet

Thoughts Have Wings

“I hold it true that thoughts are things Endowed with bodies, breath, and wings, And that we send them forth to fill The world with good results – or ill.” ~ Ella Wheeler Wilcox, Author & Poet

It Is Speaking to Us

“When I look at the Gospel, I see how it is speaking to me at this time. I see how to be to others and it helps.” ~ George Lopez, Comedian, Actor, Talk Show Host, Imagen Vision Award (2003), Latino

It Is Speaking to Us

“When I look at the Gospel, I see how it is speaking to me at this time. I see how to be to others and it helps.” ~ George Lopez, Comedian, Actor, Talk Show Host, Imagen Vision Award (2003), Latino

Adorned with Our Smiles

“Nothing you wear is more important than your smile.” ~ Connie Stevens a.k.a Concetta Rosalie Ann Ingoglia , Actress, Film Director, Screenwriter & Singer

Adorned with Our Smiles

“Nothing you wear is more important than your smile.” ~ Connie Stevens a.k.a Concetta Rosalie Ann Ingoglia , Actress, Film Director, Screenwriter & Singer

Using the Money

“Use the money to do the research, to do the work, to help people. I don’t give to be thanked. I give because I want to help.” ~ Isabel Sanford, Stage, Film and Television Actress, Philanthropist, Prime-time Emmy Award (1981)

Using the Money

“Use the money to do the research, to do the work, to help people. I don’t give to be thanked. I give because I want to help.” ~ Isabel Sanford, Stage, Film and Television Actress, Philanthropist, Prime-time Emmy Award (1981)

A Wildfire of Kindness

“When you are kind to someone in trouble, you hope they’ll remember and be kind to someone else, and it’ll become like a wildfire.” ~ Whoopi Goldberg a.k.a. Caryn Elaine Johnson, Actress, Comedienne & Television Host Academy/Oscar Award, Drama Desk

A Wildfire of Kindness

“When you are kind to someone in trouble, you hope they’ll remember and be kind to someone else, and it’ll become like a wildfire.” ~ Whoopi Goldberg a.k.a. Caryn Elaine Johnson, Actress, Comedienne & Television Host Academy/Oscar Award, Drama Desk

Be a Rainbow!

“Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.” ~ Maya Angelou, Poet, Civil Rights Activist, Dancer, Film Producer, Television Producer, Playwright, Film Director, Author, Actress, and Professor

Be a Rainbow!

“Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.” ~ Maya Angelou, Poet, Civil Rights Activist, Dancer, Film Producer, Television Producer, Playwright, Film Director, Author, Actress, and Professor

Nobody Need Wait

“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” ~ Annelies Marie ‘Anne’ Frank, Diarist and Writer

Nobody Need Wait

“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” ~ Annelies Marie ‘Anne’ Frank, Diarist and Writer

Give the Living Blossoms

“It’s so nice to get flowers while you can still smell the fragrance.” ~ Lena Mary Calhoun Horne, Jazz Singer, Pop Music Singer, Dancer, Actress, & Civil Rights Activist..

Give the Living Blossoms

“It’s so nice to get flowers while you can still smell the fragrance.” ~ Lena Mary Calhoun Horne, Jazz Singer, Pop Music Singer, Dancer, Actress, & Civil Rights Activist..

Don’t Rob It, Bless It!

“You must decide if you are going to rob the world or bless it with the rich, valuable, potent, untapped resources locked away within you.” ~ Myles Munroe, Inspirational / Motivational Speaker, Founder of Bahamas Faith Ministries International (BFMI), Founder

Don’t Rob It, Bless It!

“You must decide if you are going to rob the world or bless it with the rich, valuable, potent, untapped resources locked away within you.” ~ Myles Munroe, Inspirational / Motivational Speaker, Founder of Bahamas Faith Ministries International (BFMI), Founder

Ageless Creativity

“My goal as a creative person is to express truth and beauty in whatever I do.” ~ Tony Bennett a.k.a Anthony Dominick Benedetto, Singer, Artist/Painter & Founder, Frank Sinatra School of the Arts

Ageless Creativity

“My goal as a creative person is to express truth and beauty in whatever I do.” ~ Tony Bennett a.k.a Anthony Dominick Benedetto, Singer, Artist/Painter & Founder, Frank Sinatra School of the Arts

The Steps, the Biologicals & the Spirituals

“I want to congratulate all the men out there who are working, diligently, to be good fathers whether they are stepfathers, biological fathers or just spiritual fathers.” ~ T. D. Jakes, Sr., Bishop/Chief Pastor of The Potter’s House, Author &

The Steps, the Biologicals & the Spirituals

“I want to congratulate all the men out there who are working, diligently, to be good fathers whether they are stepfathers, biological fathers or just spiritual fathers.” ~ T. D. Jakes, Sr., Bishop/Chief Pastor of The Potter’s House, Author &

Are We Mentoring?

“I try to mentor as many people as I can.” ~ Betty W. Liu, News Anchor, Business Journalist, Author, Dow Jones Newswires Award (1997), “Top 30 Business Journalists Under 30 List (2000-2002, 3x) & Central High School’s Alumni Hall of

Are We Mentoring?

“I try to mentor as many people as I can.” ~ Betty W. Liu, News Anchor, Business Journalist, Author, Dow Jones Newswires Award (1997), “Top 30 Business Journalists Under 30 List (2000-2002, 3x) & Central High School’s Alumni Hall of

What They See

“I think that the only way to teach is by example, as children will more easily follow what they see you do than what you tell them to do.” ~ Gloria Estefan a.k.a Gloria María Milagrosa Fajardo García de Estefan,

What They See

“I think that the only way to teach is by example, as children will more easily follow what they see you do than what you tell them to do.” ~ Gloria Estefan a.k.a Gloria María Milagrosa Fajardo García de Estefan,