How to opt out of what’s not good for you.


Is there anyone alive named Lucifer or Jezebel? Things would be easier if folks were named according to who they really are.  But then, nothing that's bad for us ever appears as itself. It's enticing and it feels good and it's easier to buy into than what's good for us.  Otherwise no one would ever …

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Walking in your naturally gifted power


Everyone's got a gift.  It's like Christmas! Maybe it's dance, leadership, business management, singing, medicine, painting, cooking, nurturing, running, inspiring, or teaching.  And these ain't the horrifyingly awkward gifts we give each other on holidays and birthdays and upon retirement... You know, the ones that may or may not fit; might be insulting, offensive, or …

A Capella Whitney Houston Tribute Medley


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ZgDcaoWbD8&list=UUaHVlLD3fmEPrbrSdpJ7Dtw&index=1&feature=plcp

I work for a non-profit agency in Watts, CA: One of the most impoverished communities in the country. This morning I was humbly honored with the opportunity to sing for the senior citizen's in one of our programs. I asked whether it was appropriate to perform this medley, along with Strange Fruit and Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing and they agreed. Hope you enjoy.

Five people-pleasing behaviors and what they really say about you.


It's much easier to handle danger when you know it's coming.  Warning signs, sirens, smoke and flames give you a chance to prepare and respond.  An ambush or Trojan horse catches you off guard.  We have guards for good reason. When a negative person does something hurtful, the impact and the aftermath are different because …