Maya Angelou’s Poetic Tribute to Nelson Mandela

In our generation, there are very few people who have received the same worldwide recognition and respect as Nelson Mandela. His recent death in the past week caused me to be inquisitive of his life; and I had to sit and ask myself, “How much do I really know about him at all?”. I believe that the average person doesn’t know his true life story, nor the real story of how he became all that he was: respected politician, philanthropist, President of South Africa, South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, and Nobel Peace Prize winner. Well, at least I know that I don’t … Continue reading Maya Angelou’s Poetic Tribute to Nelson Mandela

John Mayer – The Heart of Life

John Mayer – The Heart of Life I hate to see you cry Lying there in that position There’s things you need to hear So turn off your tears and listen Pain throws your heart to the ground Love turns the whole thing around No, it won’t all go the way it should But I know the heart of life is good You know it’s nothing new Bad news never had good timing Then the circle of your friends Will defend the silver lining Pain throws your heart to the ground Love turns the whole thing around No, it won’t … Continue reading John Mayer – The Heart of Life

The Greatest Love of All

~ The Greatest Love of All ~ I believe the children are our future Teach them well and let them lead the way Show them all the beauty they possess inside Give them a sense of pride to make it easier Let the children’s laughter remind us how we used to be Everybody’s searching for a hero People need someone to look up to I never found anyone who fulfilled my needs A lonely place to be And so I learned to depend on me I decided long ago, never to walk in anyone’s shadows If I fail, if I succeed at … Continue reading The Greatest Love of All