"The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it."
O V E R C O M I N G
"I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character."
D R E A M I N G
"Many of us feel stress and get overwhelmed not because we’re taking on too much, but because we’re taking on too little of what really strengthens us"
S T R E S S
“Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power”
P O W E R
"They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night."
I M A G I N A T I O N
"Originality does not consist in saying what no one has ever said before, but in saying exactly what you think yourself."
O R I G I N A L I T Y
"I focus on one thing and one thing only - that's trying to win as many championships as i can"
F O C U S
"The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life"
F A M I L Y
"Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a gift and not giving it."
T H A N K S G I V I N G
Instead of worrying about what we don't have yet, let's express gratitude for what's already present in our lives. Let's accept the good in our lives, knowing that we deserve every part of that goodness. Let's accept the good in other people's lives and envision their continued prosperity. Let's give thanks everyday, not just on thanksgiving. There's nothing quite like a heartfelt thank you.
"The only thing we have to fear is fear itself"
NOVEMBER 2015 PARIS ATTACKS
This past Friday, a series of coordinated terrorist attacks killed 129 people in Paris, France. Tragedies like these are often caused by fear of physical, religious, political or geographical differences. Fear is one of the biggest culprits behind human negativity. As humans, we oftentimes act upon fear without knowing that it is motivating our actions. It is important to become aware of when we are controlled by fear, because only then can we transcend it.
"Courage Is Like A Muscle.
We Strengthen It By Use."
Odom reportedly lined coke and in three days took ten herbal supplement tablets as two women helped Odom obscure his mind from the real world. Addiction represents a risky form of escapism as a pill, sex, or drink removes the aches and pains of whatever haunts.
Odom represents another victim in a world where many find no satisfaction or peace until death.
Giving Power To Your Name
Raven- Symone received backlash after saying she wouldn’t hire someone with a ghetto name.
Discussion Questions- Find Your Story
What does your name mean to you?
Has someone discriminated against you before because of your name?
How do you identify yourself?
How can you add meaning to your name