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Don’t allow rejection to become the Law of your life

“It’s perfectly okay to be “rejected” by others Just don’t be a part of that group. When others reject you; it only becomes an OPINION; but once a YOU reject yourself, it becomes a LAW and all LAWS demand that we follow them to the letter. Many of us will go to our graves having…

The Power of an Apple: Concentrate to Elevate

One man had 1 apple; another man had 12 apples. The man with 12 apples ate all of his and began to complain of hunger. The man with 1 apple sliced it into 4 pieces. He planted the seeds and grew an apple tree which produced 1000s more. He went on to make apple juice,…

Are you a Chef or a Cook? The difference is Priceless!

“Don’t applaud me for maintaining high expectations for students with high grades and test scores; applaud me for motivating students who were not considered bright to become great in society and in the world. A great chef is not measured by how well he can put icing on a cake, but how well he can…

Hunger does not equal Capacity

“As I get older and, hopefully, wiser I realize that God is not going to give me ‘everything’ I desire when I want it because of one simple truth: “I AM NOT READY TO MANAGE AND CARE FOR IT PROPERLY.” Blessings will not come until we are willing to get READY to receive them. When…

Scarred vs. Scared; there is a massive difference

“In relationships, many people will settle for abuse over loneliness; Abuse leaves you scarred for life; loneliness leaves you frustrated for a day. Days change, but scars don’t.” I want you to look at your life and the relationships you are in. Are you settling? Are you just passing time just to say you are…

Are you ORIGINAL or are you OUTDATED?

 “The difference between being original and out-dated is opportunity to showcase our skills and talents. I don’t need opinions, I need opportunity. That is what separates the known from the unknown.” Think about your life and the path you are taking. Are on the road to being an original masterpiece in life, or are you…

For My Young People: You CAN do it!

 “I “failed” the first grade at Camelot Elementary School, Had to stop playing football due to Asthma at Deep Creek-1993, I scored a “combined” SAT score of 680, I was told by my Guidance Counselor that I was not “able” to go to a 4-year college and should get a trade. But the God I…

Beyond the Grave: Greatness vs. Average

As I was sitting in my office chair at work, thinking of the hundreds of students I have advised, encouraged, educated, and directed, I asked myself a perrenial question. What separates GREATNESS from AVERAGE? God began to speak to my heart and said, “Lamont, when you can honestly impact people in a positive manner after…

Are you a Rock or a Rabbit?

Rabbits are known to multiply at an alarming rate. They are known to taste like chicken when eaten, and they are known run very fast when they sense danger. Rabbits are cute, cuddly, and precious, but they bring no true value beyond “looking cute” and cuddly. A rock on the other hand is solid, waterproof,…

Good Parenting leads to Success, or does it?

As an educator and administrator in the public school setting, I work with students from all walks of life. Some of my students come from  single parent homes, some are being raised by their grandparents, and others come from a household where both their mother and father are present. There is an African proverb that…