My grandfather endured humiliating procedures in order to vote. He had to pay poll taxes to vote, a practice instituted to prevent blacks from voting by many southern states after the Fifteenth Amendment to the Constitution extended the vote to blacks in 1870.
It’s important to remain grateful and enjoy your achievements and opportunities that come. You must be well prepared and knowledgeable of your trade. Don’t take short cuts. There are no guarantees, so be adaptable.
Success is like a stool and no stool can stand firmly with only two legs. In order to maintain balance, you need to have at least three. Your business’ success stool is comprised of 3 elements; vision, resources, and alignment.
In order for us to know what we are here to do with our lives, we often experience highs, lows, pain, joy, jubilation and despair. There is often a seed of faith and hope planted in us and it desires to grow into our purpose and move us towards our destiny.
As we’ve seen many times before, life is short and no one knows the hour of their passing. Therefore, choose to live everyday doing something that you love. Choose to live in the now instead of yesterday and tomorrow.
In the 1930’s, Dr. W. Houston Moore, a local physician and civic leader was circling the lake in his car when he got the idea for an Azalea Festival. Dr. Moore’s dream became a reality in 1947.
At this time when it seems the music industry is mainly concerned with the back-story of the performer rather than true talent or the music presented, it is a rare find to discover a true musician whose mere existence adds to a great tradition and history dating back centuries. The instrument: the harp. The musician: Winifred Garrett.