Transformation Looks Good on You by Dr. Vikki Johnson

By Dr. Vikki Johnson By faith, with love and support for you my Sister, I am challenging you to believe right now that today is the first day of the BEST DAYS OF YOUR LIFE. You must believe that God made you who you are, to do what He created you to do like only YOU can do it. The…

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Evaluation is Required for Elevation

By Precious M. Brown Throughout my life I made negative decisions that not only affected me but everyone around me. This realization came to me late and the damage had already been done. I was at the fork in the road. Not sure which way to go. That is when I made the intentional decision to change my life forever.…

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Running on a Broken Heel by Joseph B. Washington

by Joseph B. Washington “The lord is near to the broken hearted, and he heals the crushed in spirit” –Psalms 34:18 On August 12, 2011 my life was forever changed. I lost my mother in a tragic car accident. I was raised in a single parent home by a matriarch. Growing up with her was challenging at times, to say…

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‘Enough’ By Patrick Sanders

By Elder Patrick Sanders Have you ever said to yourself, “I have had enough!”? Are your dreams not coming to pass? Do people seem to not be working with you on the job? Has your heart been broken by loved ones? Have you had enough? Without the frustrations, broken promises, and people hurting us in our lives; we will never…

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You Are Never Too Old To Start Over By Walethia Aquil

“I am proof that no matter what your age, you can always start over,” Walethia was born on July 4, 1950 in Atlanta, GA. Her parents took part in the Great Migration, moving to Flint in 1953 to work in the factory. As the oldest of four sisters, Walethia remembers being the black sheep of her family – literally. “Obviously,…

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The Myth of Motivation By Deria Brown

The Myth of Motivation by Deria Brown We’ve all been there before. You get so fed up with your present situation that you set a massive goal, mindset revamp or major overhaul, all to take effect first thing Monday morning. Soon after, soul crushing waves of disappointment wash over you because yet again you have failed to stay motivated. Over…

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Motivational Speaker Paige Burton:“The World Is Waiting For You To Create What Only You Can”

By Motivational Speaker Paige Burton Photo by J. Mathew Inc. You are a courageous woman. You have potential within you meant to influence and shape this world. You are made to thrive and spread love and joy all around. How true is this for you? Why settle for anything less than the harmony you are worth? Sometimes we need permission…

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Courage Is Not About Getting Rid Of Your Fear – It’s About Jumping In Spite Of It

by Motivational Speaker and Comedian Kelly Swanson Being a motivational speaker people ask me all the time if I’m afraid when I get up to speak. And the answer is always yes. And I hope it will always be yes. Because the day I get up on stage and have absolutely no fear, will be the day I start taking…

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Life Coach Dawniel Patterson-Winningham Asks What Legacy Will You Leave Behind

By Life Coach Dawniel Patterson-Winningham Photo by Melissa Bliss “It is up to us to live up to the legacy that was left for us, and to leave a legacy that is worthy of our children and of future generations.” Christine Gregoire It is easy to become complacent in life. When we are complacent we are hesitant to reach and…

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Girl POWER for YOUR WORLD – Make Your New Years Resolution Matter

By Dawniel Patterson-Winningham 2012, New Year, New YOU!  Not so fast… Happy 2012!  If you are like most people you are approaching this New Year as an opportunity to make some changes.  You are excited and hopeful about your opportunity to “do some things over”; well me too.  This New Year symbolizes an opportunity for us to shamelessly pursue our…

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The Secret

By Thadine N. Quick Author of Addicted To You The “For Real” Housewife of Chicago was living financially beyond her means. She had a subprime mortgage that was set to adjust any day from a 4% interest rate to 8%, a soon-to-be-repossessed 2010 Escalade hiding out in her spacious three-car garage, and just yesterday her check bounced at the local…

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