A Magic-Filled Day

Today, I am thankful for today!
“The easiest and simplest way to ensure that your day ahead will be filled with magic is to fill your morning with gratitude. When you incorporate gratitude into your morning routine, you will feel and see its magical benefits throughout the whole day. There’s no room for harmful negative thoughts when your mind is focused on looking for things to be grateful for.”
~ Rhonda Byrne,
Author, Television Writer & Producer

There’s Always SOMETHING to be Grateful For

“No matter how bad things are, you can always find something to be grateful for, especially as gratitude transforms every negative situation.”
~ Rhonda Byrne,
Author, Television Writer & Producer

People Standing at the Crossroads of Life

“I am overwhelmed to receive this Citizen of the Year Award for interacting with people who are standing at a crossroads in their lives and looking for a helping hand. By proactively approaching people in need and offering a helping hand, we have helped more than 200 people start new lives in this area, which has seen numerous suicides over the years.

With this award as encouragement, I plan to grow our network considerably moving forward.”

~ Yukio Shige,
Citizen of the Year (2009), Policeman, Suicide Preventer &
Founder – Kokoro ni Hibiku Bunshu Henshukyoku

FAITH is Contagious!

“FAITH is contagious, just like FEAR is contagious.”
~ Michael Todd
Lead Co-Pastor – Transformation Church , Author & Speaker
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Ah, Old Age.

“Ah, Old Age. Fear. Negligence. Valueless. Deterioration. Invisible … words that seem to grip us when we think about being old.
What has happened to us? Not so long ago, elders were revered, not reviled. Gray hair and wrinkles were honored, not disrespected.”
~ Camille O. Cosby
Producer, Executive Producer, Editor & Educator
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Body Positivity

“Body positivity is so important because [it’s] time we love our bodies in order to transcend them. It’s our character and the people we are in the world that truly matter.”
~ Ali Tate-Cutler
Fashion Model & Lifestyle Podcaster – The Love You Give
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The Mind is Its Own Place

“The mind is its own place and in itself
can make a heaven of hell or a hell of heaven.”

~ John Milton
Poet, Polemicist, Man of Letters
& Civil Servant – Commonwealth of England

Worrying Isn’t Positive

“”Worry’ is the dark-room where ‘negatives’ develop.”
~ Tauren Wells
Songwriter, Multi-Instrumentalist, Performer, Singer, Co-Founder – Prisma Worship Arts School,
GMA Dove Awards (2017) & Grammy Awards Nominee (5X)
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A Positive Outlook

“You need to be able to manage stress because hard times will come,
and a positive outlook is what gets you through.”
~ Marie Osmond,
Singer, Actress, Doll Designer, Co-Founder – Children’s Miracle Network,
Sewing Machine Entrepreneur, Embroidery Entrepreneur & Author

Difficulties Equal Opportunities

“Difficulties mastered are opportunities won.”

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchilll,
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom ( 1940-1945 ) & (1951–1955),
Non-academic Historian, Writer, Artist,
Nobel Prize in Literature (1953) &
Honorary Citizen of the United States (1963)

One Positive Thought Can Do It

“It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive
to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.”
~ Dr. Robert Harold Schuller,
Pastor, Motivational Speaker, Author
& Founder – Crystal Cathedral

Keep Your Mind & Heart Focused

“As you keep your mind and heart focused in the right direction, approaching each day with faith and gratitude,
I believe you will be empowered to live life to the fullest and enjoy the abundant life He has promised you!”
~ Victoria Osteen,
Co-Pastor – Lakewood Church, Author, Philanthropist &
Founder – Lakewood Church Women’s Ministry

What’s In Your Spirit?

“What you put into your spirit, mind and life
is what will come out in the time of trouble.
Ask yourself, “Am I allowing negative input into my life?”
Replace anything negative with something positive.”
~ Lisa Osteen Comes,
Associate Pastor – Lakewood Church & Author

Be Perfect at Being You

” Let’s practice motivation and love, not discrimination and hate.
If there’s any definition to being perfect, you’re perfect at being yourself.
There are so many great things in life; why dwell on negativity?”
~ Zendaya,
a.k.a. Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman,
Fashion Model, Dancer, Actress, Singer & Author

What Comes Out Our Hearts

“What comes out of our hearts through the words of our mouths
determines what comes to pass in our lives. It’s the absolute truth.”
~ Kenneth Copeland,
Author (How You Call It Is How It Will Be), Singer, Co-Founder – Kenneth Copeland Ministries
& Co-Founder – Believer’s Voice of Victory

Just As Noteworthy

“There’s so much negative imagery of Black fatherhood.
I’ve got tons of friends that are doing the right thing by their kids and​ doing the right thing as a father.
​”How come that’s not as noteworthy?””
~ Will Smith,
a.k.a Willard Carroll Smith, Jr.,
Actor, Producer, Rapper & Songwriter

The Actions of Others

“If you focus on the actions of others and allow them to constantly upset you,
then you are handing your peace over to them and giving away your power.”
~ Victoria Osteen,
Co-Pastor – Lakewood Church, Author, Philanthropist &
Founder – Lakewood Church Women’s Ministry

What Are You Truly Expecting?

“You cannot separate what you are truly expecting from what will actually happen.
You get what you expect; it works in the negative, but it also works in the positive.”
~ Dr. Jerry Savelle ,
Author, Speaker, Missionary, Evangelist, TV Host, & Co-Founder Pastor – Heritage of Faith Christian Center

Construct Your Life, Construct Your Future

“Your words are building blocks of which you construct your life and future.”
~ Charles Capps,
Farmer, Land Developer, Preacher, Teacher & Author

Pushing Pushy Thoughts

“Sometimes our thoughts try to push us around.
It’s time we start pushing our thoughts around.”
~ Victoria Osteen,
Co-Pastor – Lakewood Church, Author, Philanthropist &
Founder – Lakewood Church Women’s Ministry