Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Week 21: Eleanor Roosevelt

“To this day I do not feel I have had a career. What I have done is to live every experience to the utmost.”

--Eleanor Roosevelt
First Lady of the United States, 1933 to 1945,
co-founder of Freedom House,
helped with the formation of the UN.
Quote from You Learn By Living

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Week 20: Toni Morrison

“She is a friend of mind. She gather me, man. The pieces I am, she gather them and give them back to me in all the right order. It's good, you know, when you got a woman who is a friend of your mind.”

--Toni Morrison

Nobel prize-winning
author, editor &
Quote from Beloved
Toni Morrison on The Bluest Eye

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Week 19: Valerie Monroe

“Among a certain population
-- one that includes me, as it happens --
the notion of applying an elixir that instantly
smoothes away lines can precipitate the kind of thrill once reserved for a long-awaited pregnancy (or job offer).”

--Valerie Monroe
Writer, Editor and
currently beauty director at
O Magazine

Photo: John Skow

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Week 18: Donna Michael

“Light works best when it shines on where we are going, not where we have been. That's the place for the shadows, and true clarity comes from realizing that we cannot know the brilliance of the light without the depth of darkness.”

--Donna Michael
Internationally-known speaker, visionary leader, minister, classically-trained musician, songwriter & Radical Forgiveness coach

Hear Donna's amazing song and view her inspiring video "A Light In This World."