Thanks, Harper Lee, for sharing this story with us. To Kill a Mockingbird will forever be one of my favorite books.
Disneyland is one of the most fascinating and fun places on Earth because its creator, Walt Disney, believed that all his dreams could come true if he had the courage to pursue them. The original ideas of Walt Disney propelled him to greatness. It didn’t start out with High School Musical or Hannah Montana, but with a dream and a mouse.
Do not lie to each other. – Colossians 3:9
It is never right to lie – not to yourself, not to others, and not to God. People and culture and times may change, but the fact that ‘honesty is the best policy’ never will. It is always right to tell the truth, even if that truth may hurt. It is so much better to be wounded with the truth for a moment, then to be hurt with a lie forever. Most times, telling the truth seems to be hard because lying makes itself look so easy.
“There are women who make things better… simply by showing up. There are women who make things happen. There are women who make their way. There are women who make a difference. And women who make us smile. There are women of wit and wisdom who- through strength and courage- make it through. There are women who change the world everyday… Women like you.”
― Ashley Rice
Stop for a minute.
On her latest album, Girl On Fire, Alicia Keys sings about being “the brand new kind of me.”
It’s been a while, I’m not who I was before
You look surprised, your words don’t burn me anymore
Been meaning to tell you, but I guess it’s clear to see
Don’t be mad, it’s just the brand new kind of me
Can’t be bad, I found a brand new kind of free