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  • TOP: Dandy as a cub, rattling a rattlesnake. BOTTOM: The Witch waxes wicked.
    Oz on Film Part Eighty-two: The First T.V. Series of Oz, Part Thirty-three
    Tales of the Wizard of Oz presents one of the most bizarre takes on L. Frank Baum's fairyland in all of Oziana. In this civilized, yet somehow magical world presented by Crawley, Rankin, and Bass, new spins are put on old stories.A possible...
  • Making the right decision
    Listen to your conscience and make the right decision
    Listen to your conscience and make the right decision. Always do what your conscience says and you will be appropriately blessed. Sages of old have given humanity proverbial quotes, forewarning us to listen to that still small voice within us. But...
  • Why Courage is More Important Than Creativity
    Why Courage Is More Important Than Creativity
    A crisis is the perfect start to your revolution. When an organization is at its most vulnerable point, it is also most poised to rebuild itself. At these seemingly disastrous moments, the risks and rewards normally associated with innovation are...
  • The Clear Blue Sky
    6 steps to changing our beliefs and stop living in a lie
    Let's face it...we all make mistakes. We all have faults...none of “us” are perfect. There is only one who is perfect....in every way. There is only one who can carry that title...if we call it a title.God...Jesus....The Father.....
  • The King Center calls for courage this MLK Day
    The King Center calls for courage this MLK Day
    President John F. Kennedy wrote Profiles in Courage to teach Americans the importance of living with courage. The examples he used came from leaders in the United States Congress who had shown great courage. The present writer adopted Kennedy...
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Lincoln endeavored to show true character
    On January 7, 1861, not only was President Abraham Lincoln dealing with the possibility of civil war breaking out at any time, the mayor of New York had become his nemesis. A pro-Southern Democrat, Fernando Wood addressed the Common Council of New...
  • WILD, a book and film for those grieving and seeking to find their hero within
    WILD, a book and film for those grieving and seeking to find their hero within
    I have been reading the book and now have seen the film version of WILD:From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail, an extraordinary story about one grieving young woman's journey to recover her "lost" self. In this highly...
  • Between the Cherbium
    Courage in the Christian life
    What does the Bible have to say concerning courage? Is courage truly necessary for the Christian life? When you look at the Bible and the hero’s written within it one should come to the conclusion that courage truly is necessary for the...
  • Transforming Fear into Courage
    Transforming Fear into Courage
    During his first inauguration speech in 1933, former President of the United States Franklin D. Roosevelt used a phrase that has since then been often quoted and in many cases encouraged us all ever since: “The only thing to fear is fear...
  • Butterfly note
    Courageous people
    My instructor Cathy Malchiodi, PhD has offered much insight in the Trauma-informed Art Therapy classes she teaches. In a recent lecture she shared this quote by Mark Twain, "Courage is resilience to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear....
  • Fear Be Gone - A Devotion
    Fear Be Gone - A Devotion
    I John 4:18 (NLT)Such love has no fear, because perfect love expels all fear. If we are afraid, it is for fear of punishment, and this shows that we have not fully experienced his perfect love.Love has no fear. How can that be possible? We all...
  • The Price of Leadership and Breaking Patterns
    The Price of Leadership and Breaking Patterns
    Hot dogs and fireworks are now a fading memory. However, the freedom we celebrate on The Fourth of July and the leaders who signed the Declaration of Independence need to be remembered and honored every day of the year. So take a minute to think...
  • Fear is in your mind
    Don't feed your fear
    Today I read a post by a colleague that talked about the fears writers have. But all people have fears. It doesn't matter what your profession or business.If your fear isn't a fear brought on, for example, by a car approaching you head on ...
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    D-Day - A time To Remember Uncommon Valor
    Today is the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy. It is a day to remember and honor those who had courage in a critical situation.It is also a day to look in the mirror and ask ourselves if we have the courage to do the little...
  • Maya Angelou Quote Collage
    Maya Angelou on Being A Child of God & Being Courageous
    It's not everyday that you experience an individual living out their true purpose in God courageously. Maya Angelou was a beautiful women who encompassed what it meant to live as A Child of God and beCourageous. In her words, in her life, in...