Author Archive: cherylfoston

Patricia Bath Biography Inventor, Doctor, Educator (1942–) – Black History

Among many firsts, Patricia Bath is the first African American to complete a residency in ophthalmology and the first African-American female doctor to receive a medical patent. She invented the Laserphaco Probe for cataract treatment in 1986. Synopsis Born in Harlem, New York, on November 4, 1942, Patricia Bath became the first African American to …

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Please, Stop Comparing Yourself To Others

I wrote a post a while back regarding comparing yourself to others. And since February is the month of love I am only saying this once again in the name of LOVE. Please, stop comparing yourself to others and start loving yourself. As I went onto the internet to research something, the following popped up …

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Spreading Love

Today is Valentine’s Day—a great reason for letting you know how much I appreciate you. Hope your day is filled with family, friends and happy moments that become favorite memories. Enjoy the day!

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For Those Who Walk Alone

   

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Henry “Box” Brown

I discovered this story about Henry “Box” Brown, who after his family was sold off to another slave owner, came up with a innovative, yet creative idea and mailed himself to a free state to escape forever. Henry “Box” Brown was a man that had everything torn from him. But in a fateful vision, he …

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L.O.V.E

Everyone wants to be loved. We know that love can heal. Love inspires. Love picks you up, puts a smile on your face, and a tingling feeling up and down your spine! We search for love. We wait for it. Some of us are willing to do almost anything to get it. We give up …

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A Spiritual Feast

Picture this; you’re sitting at a beautiful banquet table, covered with all of your favorite foods. Imagine the sight! The smell! Here you are anticipating the pleasure of sinking your teeth into all of your favorite foods, which have been prepared to perfection. Now imagine as you finish one delight, a well-mannered, neatly dressed server …

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BALANCING ACT

Aiming to be “the best” sounds like such an honorable goal, doesn’t it? But being the best requires great sacrifice, necessitating that we enslave other aspects of ourselves in order to focus on our high-reaching goal. If we aren’t careful trying to become the best writer, technician, project lead, salesman, or executive can mean years …

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What About Your Friends?

Being a good friend is a skill we must learn and improve upon. 1. You must like yourself Before we can have a good relationship with our friends we must have a good relationshp with ourselves.  When we genuinely like ourselves, we become more attractive to other people. We can be more authentic, which allows …

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Team Work Makes The Dream Work

If we all were to work together as if we were a team we can make his dream manifest.    

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