Gratitude

Mayor of Happiness City

I was a space voyager and a thought traveler and on one of such quest luckily found city of happiness. It was my first visit so I was amazed looking at its prosperity. The happiness city...

Blooming and Becoming through Mentorship

I believe I am one person who was born lucky, and this is because of all the support system I have had growing up. Having five siblings meant I had play buddies all through, I had study...

Five Generations and Brain Surgery

On Thanksgiving Day, I decided to write to my local newspaper about the many wonderful and “unique” things and events in my life to be grateful “for” as well as...

Never Give Up

I’m a Devoted Wife, Mother and Grandmother – Published Author (The Dream Lived) – Former Professional Cheerleader (Raiderette) and Cancer Survivor. “I feel every one...

my sister

Last year I almost lost my best friend and sister when she was born she was born with a very rare syndrome and the doctors told my mom and dad that she wouldn’t live a week .Well...

Ripples

It was a September evening in 1968 when two men dressed in their military dress blues knocked on the door of our home. I remember it like it was yesterday. They came to tell us that my...

SMILE

When I was in Elementary School, I was a gloomy and quiet kid. Average in my looks and grades, I got often overlooked by my peers and my teachers. I was also bullied by my classmates just...

Gaining Confidence

Before coming to Girls on the Run / Heart & Sole (GOTR/H&S), I was a college intern with little experience coaching girls let alone girls who were in 6-8th grade. I was really...