Greetings and Good Morning Everyone!, I hope all is will this glorious Monday morning. It's chilly and the snow covered ground looks like, Dean Martin's "marshmallow world, it's time for play, it's a whipped cream day, I wait for it the whole year round." I'm still on cloud nine and descending from my excitement, of having a successful romance writing event. I hope that you've had a wonderful weekend as well. This morning, I want to share with you the importance of "followin
Greetings and Good Afternoon Everyone!☀️😃 Happy Monday! Another week has passed, and another weekend has come and gone. So here we grow again! It's time to take another step towards greatness. This past week, I watched an episode of Iyanla Vanzant's, "Fix My Life", and in this particular episode she helped four felons; convicted of murder; recently released from prison; figure out who they are and their next steps in life. During this episode, they completed an exercise on f
Greetings, Happy Morning and Good Morning! For "Mai Monday Motivation", I’m deeply humbled this morning by the thought of “Perseverance”. In the course of a week in a half, I've witnessed the loss of a loved one, and two “giants” in our American society. All three, when I think of their journeys over the past year, although very different in what they were facing, all of them put forth the same body of “spiritual armor” to persevere through the difficult road that was ahead o
Greetings and Good Morning! Today, for "Mai Monday Motivation", I'm going to discuss the need of maintaining your balance in life. This life is pretty tough to navigate, and it can be a real "balancing act". Having your balance ensures clarity, insight, and focus. We all have our trials and tribulations, but how we handle them is most important. Someone, right now, is a decision away from losing it all, and the stress is taking a significant toll on their ability to "balance"
Greetings and Good Morning! For "Mai Reflective Friday" this week, I wanted to think about "what always brings me to tears?" Initially, I thought about some of my favorite songs and movies over the years, and that just seemed too "cliché". However, I will say, for the sake of discussion, on Monday, I cried listening to Whitney Houston's, 'You Give Good Love', and hearing my son's little voice, say, 'I love you too, Mom', just this morning. So, now, that we're past that part,
Greetings and Good Morning!☀️ It’s a glorious Monday morning to be alive and well! This morning, I wanted to discuss the importance of determination. Anyone that has a goal and/or objective in mind, should be purposeful in their pursuit to one day accomplish them. An individual that is focused on the “end goal”, and cannot be easily deterred or distracted, is someone that embodies “determination”! This person is keenly aware of what it means to have determination. It's "your
"Pretty women wonder where my secret lies..." I love Maya Angelou for her creativity and powerful use of words through her writing. She was amazing! Her writing has always been an inspiration to me. The words from her poem, "Phenomenal Woman", resonated with me when I was in high school. I've always believed, it embodied the woman that I am, always have been, and always will be. I remember realizing my confidence, strength, and depth as a woman and human-being in high school,
Hey Purple Charmers: So for "Mai" first "Purple Sip Post", I have to preface it with an apology because, I started this on my Instagram page, and I recently realized that it would be better served here. So the first post is dedicated to three weeks of sips I had in April 2018, when I began my "sips" for the spring season. Now, onto the "good stuff", I don't know about you, but I love to have a beautiful drink or a "pretty" cocktail, so this Spring, I'm all about Rosé. If yo