In honor of my Grandma's 100th birthday, I decided to share the poem I wrote for her 93rd birthday bash! 🙂 (2010) What is Grandma to me? She is a young girl that learned and listened to her parents’ instructions. She is a young girl that grew into a strong young woman of grace & … Continue reading Poetry: What Grandma Means to Me
“The greatest sin of age is to forget the trials of youth.” – Smallville
Beginning in April, images of police brutality towards African Americans have gone viral on social media and in the news; all of which I had been oblivious to....The unrest in Baltimore has been on my mind for some reason... I guess I really do live under a Little Rock; I’d like to call it law school. My present concern though is how do I respond to things like the riots in Baltimore and the events that sparked those riots?
What once was, will ever be, At least, that is all we wish to ever see. But we cannot only forever stay, And if we do, the price we pay On missing out on what could be And passing up on what we could see. For out there is a world that awaits us, And, … Continue reading Poetry: 2,016 Changes & Counting
The outcome outweighs the intention at times. These stores are essentially telling us how to dress, what is in vogue, what we should desire, and what we should buy. We need to be cautious, guard our heart and eyes...
I'd like to end the year on a good note and put some pep in your step for the year to come! (2008) I’m looking for a place Where my joy is full And my peace is steady My hope is strong And my faith is secure in your arms. Can you take me there? A place … Continue reading Poetry: That Place
Silence. Most people don’t like it. We cringe at the sound of silence. We feel like it is awkward or we feel like something is wrong if it is silent. But silence truly can be a good thing.
Whatever happened to the days when a person could be an apprentice and work their way up the chain of command to a higher position? What happened to the days when a person was employed not because of how much they know but simply for their willingness to do the job?...Getting a job in the 21st century is like rocket science.
My experience reminded me of how important it is to never despise the small things....Don’t despise the small stuff!
A good leader knows the difference between their tools. A good leader is not one who always resorts to force. A good leader is one who only uses force when every other tool has been worn out. A good leader is one who knows the power of love taps and uses that wisely.