“We Are Stronger When We Rise Together”

#RisingForCharleston is a grassroots response from Everytown.org.   They are committed to prayer, healing and action. They are rising for the nine people who were gunned down in their bible study group in Charleston.  They are rising for the people who are gunned down every day from gun violence.  They are rising for the communities of... Continue Reading →


Inspiring words on graduation day: Lead, Shine and Know Your Power

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: “Fight for the things that you care about, but do it in a way that will lead others to join you." Madeleine Albright: Shine bright like a diamond. "I hope that you will go forward with confidence, despite the burdens handed down to you by others; that you will... Continue Reading →

Commencement Speeches Advise: Resilient, Risk and Hard Work

Jill Abramson: "You're more resilient than you realize. Graduating from Wake Forest means you have experienced success already. And some of you -- and now I’m talking to anyone who has been dumped -- have not gotten the job you really wanted or have received those horrible rejection letters from grad school. You know the... Continue Reading →


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