Is your Glass Half Full or Half Empty?

My Jewish friend Lisa Leshaw once shared this story about her father. “So where are we going to go today?” This was my Dad’s way of looking at his proverbial glass as half-full. In her words: My father had a cancer diagnosis and although he was confined to a hospital bed, he found a way …

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Are You Serving Your Generation With Your Gifts?

History will always live us with cues and lessons and indeed this question – Are you serving your generation with your gifts? In the course of history, we have seen men and women who rose up, took up the challenge, sacrificed their time and effort and willingly gave their all to serve their generation. Some …

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Why The True Value of life is Not In its Duration but in its Donation

‘I have been to the Mountain Top’ Those words are a memorable line from the last speech given by civil rights activist and minister, Martin Luther King Jr. They are a part of many words he spoke in his last public speech given. He was assassinated the next day. Read his words below: ” Well, …

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Thanksgiving- An Undeniable Source of Power in a Mother’s Life

When you hear the word ‘Thanksgiving’, what comes to your mind? It is true that in North America, there is an annual national holiday marked by religious observances and a traditional meal called ‘Thanksgiving Day’. But what does the word ‘THANKSGIVING’ really mean? This is what it means. Thanksgiving is the act of giving thanks. …

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Dear Mother – You Will be Fine

Dear Mother, How do mothers survive hard times? I watched my mother walk through helpless and hopeless situations unbroken. She walked through every dark and difficult  season with so much calm and hope. She often always believed that there was light at the end of every dark tunnel. And this is why a mother’s hope and …

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Dear Mother – We Will Survive This Pandemic

Dear Mother, I just want to let you know that we will come through this pandemic alive and well. You may be self-isolating away from your family, you may even be at the hospital right now working to save lives. You may be mourning the death of a loved one whom this deadly virus snatched …

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37 Empowering Affirmations for Mothers

Do you have a list of empowering affirmations you speak as a mother? ” Speak your mantra, phrases that give you comfort in difficult moments.” Unknown Some mothers have a list of uplifting affirmations they speak in their low and dark seasons. It is true that mothers are known to be strong and adaptable beings. …

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My C-section Story – Oluwatosin Ajose Popoola

Hello, My name is Oluwatosin Ajose Popoola and I am a lawyer. I have decided to share my C-section story for two reasons. The first reason is to change the mindset that women who had children via C-section are not strong or ‘womanly’ enough. And the second reason why I decided to share my C-section …

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