Category Archives: Mentoring

The Fellas: Our Family Thought For Today!

I recently had 2 experiences that were extremely fulfilling and quietly brought me to tears. The first occurred on Father’s Day, when one of my nephews called me in the early evening. He said “Unc I called you so that … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, African American Leadership, African-American History, Ancestry, Baby Daddy, Conduct and Behavior, Confidence, Family, Family Thoughts, Fatherhood, Insights From Our Children, Love and Relationships, Mentoring, Motherhood, Motivation, Parenting, Patience, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

OUR FAMILY THOUGHT FOR TODAY!

THE SIMPLE LIFE MISSING SOMEBODY………….CALL WANNA MEET UP……………….INVITE WANNA BE UNDERSTOOD…………EXPLAIN HAVE QUESTIONS…………………..ASK DON’T LIKE SOMEBODY………….SAY IT NICELY LIKE SOMEBODY………………DECLARE IT WANT SOMETHING…………ASK FOR IT STRESSED………….LET IT GO LOVE SOMEONE……..SAY IT AUTHOR UNKNOWN   READ, LEARN, AND SHARE….HAVE A FAMILY … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, Conduct and Behavior, Education, Family, Family Thoughts, Love and Relationships, Mentoring, Motivation, Patience, Rejuvenation | Leave a comment

OUR FAMILY THOUGHT FOR TODAY!

“Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.”  Muhammad Ali A positive word from the greatest of all times! Read, learn, and share…..Have a Family Meeting!

Posted in 2015, African American Leadership, African-American History, American Spirit, Athletics, Conduct and Behavior, Confidence, Editor's Message, Education, Faith and Ministry, Family, Family Thoughts, Fatherhood, Love and Relationships, Mentoring, Money and Finance, Motherhood, Motivation, Muhammad Ali, Patience, Rejuvenation | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

OUR FAMILY THOUGHT FOR TODAY!

BE CONFIDENT. TOO MANY DAYS ARE WASTED COMPARING OURSELVES TO OTHERS AND WISHING TO BE SOMETHING WE AREN’T. EVERYBODY HAS THEIR OWN STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES AND IT IS ONLY WHEN YOU ACCEPT EVERYTHING YOU ARE-AND AREN’T-THAT YOU WILL TRULY SUCCEED. … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, African American Leadership, Conduct and Behavior, Confidence, Editor's Message, Education, Family, Family Thoughts, Love and Relationships, Mentoring, Motherhood, Motivation | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

OUR FAMILY THOUGHT FOR TODAY!

“Other things may change us, but we start and end with family.” – Author Anthony Brandt Read, learn, and share……Have a Family Meeting!

Posted in 2015, American Spirit, Ancestry, Conduct and Behavior, Editor's Message, Education, Family, Family Thoughts, Fatherhood, Homemaker, Insights From Our Children, Love and Relationships, Mentoring, Motherhood, Motivation, Parenting, Patience, Rejuvenation | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

OUR FAMILY THOUGHT FOR TODAY!

“When I read great literature, great drama, speeches, or sermons, I feel that the human mind has not achieved anything greater than the ability to share feelings and thoughts through language.” James Earl Jones (1931-) Voices and Silences (1993) Sharing … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, African American Leadership, American Spirit, Ancestry, Conduct and Behavior, Editor's Message, Education, Faith and Ministry, Family, Family Thoughts, Fatherhood, Fine Arts, Love and Relationships, Mentoring, Motivation, Patience, Rejuvenation | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

OUR FAMILY THOUGHT FOR TODAY-“OUR CHILDREN NEED THEIR FATHERS OR A FATHER FIGURE!”

While seated in my barber’s chair this afternoon, he told me a bittersweet story about a man (who turned out to be both my cousin and my fraternity brother ’06). The man attended an activity (my barber was unsure what the … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, African American Leadership, African-American Greek Life, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, American Spirit, Conduct and Behavior, Editor's Message, Education, Faith and Ministry, Family, Family Thoughts, Fatherhood, Insights From Our Children, Love and Relationships, Mentoring, Motivation, Parenting, Patience, Rejuvenation | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment