Tag Archives: inspiration

  • Steven Ivory: Fearless

    Aug 12, 14 by blueolive Comments Off


    *While on a morning walk, I passed a tree apparently belonging to a hornet that didn’t want me in the vicinity. From the other side of the street came the giggle of a lady jogger as she watched me do some anxious bobbing and weaving to avoid being stung. Once further up the block, I, […]

  • Fantasia Uses Her Gifts and Story to Inspire the Youth

    Feb 2, 14 by PJ Leave a comment


    *Fantasia is trying something new and expanding her range by singing with Andrea Boccelli and proving that she can rise to any occasion. The diva dropped by Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotbe not long ago to fill them in on some upcoming plans. Her busy to-do list includes a demanding gig singing with Boccelli […]

  • The Socialist’s Journal: Words to Live By

    Sep 16, 13 by Trevor Brookins Leave a comment


    *Once upon a time I developed a succinct sequence of phrases to guide my life. Set Goals. Get Motivated. Never Quit. It started as nine posters I wrote look at each morning when I woke, and each night before going to sleep. I soon realized that some of the posters were redundant. I didn’t need […]

  • Brandy Dedicates Her Life and Career to Whitney Houston

    Jul 8, 12 by Brittney M. Walker 8 Comments


    *Multitalented singer and actress, Brandy Norwood got her start in the world of fame at the tender age of 15 as a singer and later as an actress on popular show “Moesha.” The pressures of life and work eventually boiled over, pushing the young diva over the edge with an eating disorder and breakdown. Now […]

  • Living in the Land of Make Believe: Happy Having this Holiday Season

    Dec 8, 11 by monica1810 Leave a comment


    *Around age twelve, when we used to drive by a certain business on the way to my Aunt Mal’s house, I used to look at the people coming and going and I began to envision a later me. I envisioned being dressed in pinstriped suits, getting in and out of cars (sometimes I was driving, […]

  • Living in the Land of make Believe: The Empowered You

    Sep 22, 11 by monica1810 Leave a comment


    Empower is to give power or authority to; to authorize, to enable or permit. We talk much about empowering people in our society. We want to empower children, survivors of domestic violence, girls, teens, moms and more. However, we often struggle to empower ourselves. We struggle to give ourselves permission to relax, to treat ourselves, to […]