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Have you ever noticed that some folks walk in the room and the lights go dim? Then, there are others who light up the room with presence.
What's the difference?
It's energy, pure and simple.
Join Nicole Greer, PPCC as she explores Jon Gordon's book, The Energy Bus. This delightful parable offers us 10 rules that can fuel our life, work, and relationships with positive energy. Take the wheel, invite people to join you and release some enthusiasm. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all!
Claudette Colvin (born September 5, 1939) is a pioneer of the African-American Civil Rights Movement. On March 2, 1955, she was the first person arrested for resisting bus segregation in Montgomery, Alabama, preceding the more publicized Rosa Parks incident by nine months.Colvin was among the five plaintiffs originally included in the federal court case, filed on February 1, 1956 as Browder v. Gayle
Who's actually at the helm of where you are heading? Do you find yourself doing things you really never wanted to do, but your parents believed was best for you to do? How about your social activities? Have your "friends" convinced you that a night on the town somewhere you do not want to go is exactly where you should be? Are you sitting at the wheel of the bus or in the back waiting to see where others are going to drop you off? Or are you in total control?
Beecher Grogan is the Executive Director of Lucy’s Love Bus and the mother of our founder, Lucy Grogan. She has two other children named Jane and Eli. Beecher lives in Massachusetts with her children and her 2 tiny dogs, Lukie and Big Papi. Beecher is a featured writer in the book, 'Twelve Breaths a Minute', a series of essays that has been highlighted on National Public Radio. She has also written a book for children with cancer called 'A Lion Inside' that is now available for purchase from our online store. Beecher’s boundless enthusiasm and drive are only matched by her passion to deliver comfort and quality of life to children with cancer. She has made it her purpose and personal mission to do everything possible for pediatric cancer patients around the country. Beecher is available for speaking engagements for children, teens or adults to share Lucy's story and her message of hope, humor and inspiration.
The Love Bus has been custom designed to fit a massage table in the back, with a pop-top to allow room for a massage therapist to stand while working on a client. Originally used in our flagship program called "Acupuncture on Wheels," our fair lady today is mostly spotted at parades and fundraising events, or she can come to your workplace to show the wonders of integrative therapies and to encourage employee giving campaigns for companies/businesses interested in our "Lucy's Pit Crew" Corporate Involvement Program!
1-25-15 Girl George & the Dragons Radio Show # 55
Interviews Ken Keseys Friend..Capt.Ken Babb
about that magic Bus Trip that Started off June 17,1964
a little over 50 yrs ago..& the New Magic Bus that Retraced
that Trip in 2014. "Are You on The Bus??"
The Beatles Tryed to Copy that 1st. Trip with "The Magical Mistery Tour"..
But They Didn't Have Neal Cassady at the Wheel..Yes That Neal Cassady
that boy got around.."On the Road".."Howl".."Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test"
Beats..Hippies..Hipsters..& Heads..Capt Ken Babbs Was There..Still is..
# 107..Shows Altogeather..And the beat gos on into the New Year..
NWP welcome writer and actor Matt Smith!
Local Seattle actor and writer, Matt Smith is starring in a new feature film called MY LAST YEAR WITH THE NUNS, a hilarious and moving story about his experiences growing up on Capitol Hill in the changing 1960s.
The movie is based on a monologue he wrote of the same name about his experiences adapting the stage play for the screen, or what it was like to grow up in Seattle during such a tumultuous time. This film was a wild hit at SIFF this year, and it opens theatrically in Seattle on January 9, 2015.
Matt previously appeared in Sleepless in Seattle. https://www.facebook.com/mylastyearwiththenuns
TODAY'S POEM: "Inspirer and Hearer of Prayer" by Augustus M. Toplady
Our prayer motivator passage from the Word of God today is Psalm 35:13 which reads: "But as for me, when they were sick, my clothing was sackcloth: I humbled my soul with fasting; and my prayer returned into mine own bosom."
Our featured prayer motivator quote is from John Piper. He said: "Every hope of the gospel succeeds because of Jesus's reverent earnestness in prayer [in the Garden of Gethsemane], and the answer of the Father."
My personal encouragement for you today is this: Here are three more benefits that I have personally received from prayer to God, and that I know you can receive as well. (1) Prayer to God will give you peace and joy even though you don't deserve it. (2) Prayer to God can supply your needs. And (3) Prayer to God can lift burdens, worries, fears, and cares.
Our prayer motivator devotional today is titled "PRAYER OPENS UP DIVINE RESOURCES" part 10 from the book, "Purpose in Prayer" by E.M. Bounds.
D. L. Moody gives this illustration of the power of prayer: "While in Edinburgh, a man was pointed out to me by a friend, who said: 'That man is chairman of the Edinburgh Infidel Club.' I went and sat beside him and said, 'My friend, I am glad to see you in our meeting. Are you concerned about your welfare?'
"'I do not believe in any hereafter.'
"'Well, just get down on your knees and let me pray for you.'
"'No, I do not believe in prayer.'
"I knelt beside him as he sat, and prayed. He made a great deal of sport of it. A year after I met him again. I took him by the hand and said: 'Hasn't God answered my prayer yet?'
"'There is no God. If you believe in one who answers prayers, try your hand on me.'
Tune in Wednesday night at 7 pm EST and meet Turner Smith and Luke Peter. Hear about "Finding the Trail," the exciting webseries they are working on that shows why the sport of ultramarathoning is so popular in this country. Find out what Luke and Turner strive to learn from the everyday people who dare to do ultra races and why they enjoy doing them on different terrains. Discover how you can help support their Kickstarter project to fund their webseries. Call In lines will be open at (347) 850-8907. Hosted by Elisia Owens Mumford.
Check out the following links for more information on Turner, Luke, and "Finding the Trail" film:
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1015537644/finding-the-trail (Kickstarter website)
http://findingthetrailthefilm.tumblr.com/ (Tumblr site)
https://twitter.com/findthetrail (Youtube site)
Hillary Clinton has begun her fabulous Magical Misery Tour on the bus. It really must gall her to have to get out and press the flesh in Iowa and eat at a Chipotle Grill. She is used to flying high and living off the donations of Chinese and Saudi leaders. Of course she needs eight more years to make the misery of the average American equal to that of the average European and maybe even South American. Marco Rubio throws his hat in the ring and so far gives a decent speech but hasn’t said much. Obama continues to apologize to the world for America, this week to Cuba and Hamas unveils its version of the Cub Scouts; the Cubs of the Caliphate. We prefer the term terror-tot.
Mark and Joe talk Japanese genocide, Joe travels North Carolina, and Mark tells Chris Rock not to judge him.
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In the times and days that we are currently living in does Chivalry actually play a major part in our own individual lives let alone the world?. Do we as men and women take the time and the opportunity to display a chivalrous act towards someone that we do or do not know? Do we as men open the door, hold the umbrella, pay for dinner or even give up our sit for an elderly person who is trying to find a seat on a RTA bus. For women do we say thank you and your welcome when someone says or does something nice for you even if we are not sure if the person is trying to hit on you. Regardless of the fact is Chivalry Alive or is it DEAD where we as human beings haven't taken the time to pass on the chivalrous trait to our children and families. Tune in this evening at 7pm EST on Real Talk Live 216. Listen live by going to www.blogtalkradio.com/realtalklive216 or call in to speak with us and our guests at 646-929-0243.