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Happy Birthday to Me!

To ME! 
Yesterday I celebrated my birthday and I had an amazing time with both family and friends. I love that life is full of surprises, laughter, joy and love among many things. My goal is to always help someone because someone has in one way or another always helped me. I'm grateful and glad that one more day and one more year I can thank the Lord. Thank you to everyone that has spoken kind words to me on my birthday.

Peace, Love, Happiness

Did You Know?

Mary Jane Patterson.....

Is considered to be the first African-American woman to receive a B.A. degree in 1862. She is just one of the many pioneers in Education for blacks in the U.S.A. Born in Raleigh, NC in 1840 she was brought to Oberlin, OH as a young child. From there her interest in education brought her to Oberlin College where she graduated in 1862 as an Educator.

Dr. Benjamin Carson

Strength is.....

Dr. Benjamin Solomon "Ben" Carson Sr.  One of THE top Neurosurgeons in the world

So skilled at his craft, Dr. Benjamin Carson is the first man to separated conjoined Siamese twins even while dealing with racial discrimination from the very parents of the twins. Coming from a very complex and troubled childhood Dr. Benjamin Carson had a mother that would encourage him everyday to read more and more. Who would've known that at the age of 33 Dr. Benjamin Carson would earn his position as the Director of Pediatric NeuroSurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital. 

One day as a young girl I read the Time Magazine. It was a hard cover book collection that my father brought home. I read this book from cover to cover. When I read the story of Dr. Benjamin Carson I then went on to read his auto biography. He is one of the reasons why I was determined to go to college. After reading his story I knew that if he could do it, then I definitely could do it too. I too could bec…

It's Black History Month!!!!!!


Never forget what African Americans in the U.S.A went through. Always remember what they have done so you can have the opportunities to achieve whatever it is that you set your mind to.

Do You Know Who Is On Your Side?

"In Prosperity Our Friends Know Us. In Adversity We Know Our friends."  John Churton Collins

If there is ever a life lesson that we learn only after we've been through trial and tribulations, knowing who is for you and knowing who is against you is one of the greatest lessons of all. 

Be careful of those that you surround yourself with. Some people may lift you up and others may be bringing you down. When you're blessed with friends that will pick you up when you fall know the difference. Everyone will be your friend when you're doing great. The ones that are there for you when you need them, they are the ones that matter.