Five Fears of Eleanor Roosevelt

“You have nothing to fear, but fear itself.”                                                 -President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Fireside Chat Fear is the mind-killer. Conquering fear is essential in survival. Eleanor realized that at an early age. She spent her life fighting her “fight or flight” responses with detached responses. By facing the experiences…

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Angels Watching

  “Our certainty that angels right now witness how we are walking through life should mightily influence the decisions we make. God is watching and His angels are interested spectators too.”                                                                                             -Billy Graham                                                                                          Truth is always stranger than fiction. That is why biographies and memoirs are my favorite…

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Korean War Vets-Compassionate Soldiers

“I have often thought of the American Soldiers from the 326th Communication Reconnaissance Company who took care of us at the Manassas Manor Orphanage. I wanted to express my gratefulness.”                                                                                     -Eddie Cho, Korean orphan Difficulties in childhood prepared the men sent to Korea in 1950 for hardships. Born…

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Walt Disney, Ben Carson, and Benny Goodman: The American Dream

Walt Disney, Ben Carson and Benny Goodman: The American Dream By Cleo Lampos Inspiration for the American Dream is embodied in the lives of Walt Disney, Ben Carson, and Benny Goodman. All of these men achieved success in their lives despite difficult beginnings. They are not the exception, but the…

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