Just Know

“To know what has come before is to be armed against despair.” ~Jon Meacham

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1000 Reasons To Be Grateful

Gratitude scored times one million to infinity. Gratitude-true gratefulness-can never be exhausted.

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I am starting a gratitude list to help me remember this prayer: “Dear God, may we always be grateful.” I believe that gratitude is the key to serenity.

Truly gratitude is a transformer in our lives. The more I cultivate it, the more joy and serenity I find in my life. Please feel free to add to this list in the comment section…or start your own gratitude list.

1. fresh breezes smelling of loamy ground after a gentle rain
2. little girl giggles that remind me to smile
3. sweet smell of puppies
4. ants marching in a row carrying leaves above their heads
5. raindrops that wash away tears
6. lilacs in the wind
7. friends who make me laugh
8. sweet potato pie with a hint of lemon
9. old men with hairy ears
10. red berries hidden beneath shiny green leaves
11. sweet memories of days gone…

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Cherish the Environment

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“Treat the world well…It was not given to you by your parents…It was lent to you by your children.”  ~Kenyan proverb

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In memory of Medgar Evers &Myrlie living Black History — Be a Seed for Change

About Medgar and Myrlie Medgar and Myrlie Evers are widely regarded as two of the greatest leaders of the civil rights movement. Medgar Evers was a pioneering visionary for civil rights in the 1950s and early 1960s in Mississippi. From the beginning, Myrlie Evers worked alongside her husband, Medgar. In the years following his assassination, […]

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Rapid is the Word

Rapid, hurry on down the road.

Make your goals known, rapid is the word.

Get the job done, whatever your mode.

Rapid is the word, haven’t you heard.

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3 May

Art by Spanish painter Francisco de Goya (onthisday.com)the-third-of-may-1808-goya-600 Goya in his “The Third of May”, painted 1814

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I Am Not Your Negro

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“Not everything that is faced can be changed,” Baldwin says at one point, “but nothing can be changed until it is faced.” As much as any film out there today, “I Am Not Your Negro” helps us face our racial divide  and possibly begin to change it as well.

#iamnotyournegro

#racism

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