No Good Deeds Go Unpunished?

“I’m convinced of this: Good done anywhere is good done everywhere. For a change, start by speaking to people rather than walking by them like they’re stones that don’t matter. As long as you’re breathing, it’s never too late to do some good.” ~ Maya Angelou Again, I turn to Maya Angelou (1928 – 2014) […]

If Not Courage, What Do You Have?

“One isn’t necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can’t be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.” ~ Maya Angelou Tune in to the RAVE WAVES BlogTalkRadio show, ASPIRE TO INSPIRE where this post is the topic of a lively discussion. […]

Quit Complaining – It Changes Nothing!

“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude. Don’t complain.” ~ Maya Angelou Maya Angelou, born Marguerite Annie Johnson (1928-2014), was an American author, poet and civil rights activist. This accomplished lady wore many different career hats throughout her lifetime and won many awards. She worked closely with […]

What’s Your Style? Thriving Or Surviving?

My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style. ~ Maya Angelou   These words speak to me about purpose in living and also about how the author intended to accomplish it. In her celebrated life, as an […]