CFDA Eyewear Designers Capsule Collection Targets Breast Cancer

Sunglasses remain the reigning accessories of the closet but with breaking news: comes sunglasses that gives back, as seen in the edCFDA, the Eyewear Designer capsule collection benefiting Fashion Targets Breast Cancer. According to the CFDA, Frames for A Cause, will launch in fine optical and fashion stores in May. Visionary eyewear designer Christian Roth…

Live Your Best Life Today

Lily loved helping others, but she could never find time to fit in any projects involving giving back, with her 50 hour work week schedule.  All Lily ever did was talk about how she wanted to help, and what her dream job would be.  Lily had the same problem many people do, she was comfortable…

Exercising The Faith Muscle

Turning opportunities into successes requires the use of one very important mental muscle: faith.  Believing the impossible is possible, even when there are setbacks is a process, but it’s rewarding. Life throws curveballs, and what you do with them matters.   Just like a baseball pitcher practices for the big game, exercising your faith muscle…

Stay Encouraged

Do you feel lost or confused this weekend? Perhaps your view is a little fuzzy. It happens to us all.  But if you keep walking forward, if you just keep the faith, you will find your way!  Remember, there’s always another side! You just have to get there! Stay focused, strong, and encouraged!  

Xavier Gooden Wins Lionel Racing” Design A Die-Cast” Contest With Colon Cancer Inspired Car

NASCAR XFINITY Series driver Bubba Wallace stop by B.B. Owen Elementary School for a special presentation to the winner of Lionel Racing’s “Design A Die-Cast” competition. The school welcomed on behalf of Texas Motor Speedway’s Speeding To Read program. After the school’s top readers were acknowledged, fourth-grader Xaiver Gooden was announced as the overall winner of the competition…

Calling all stuffed Easter bunnies, Small Sacrifices Count Needs Your Help

There were only 13 minutes  until  the doors closed at Cook Children’s Hospital in Fort Worth, and we had 15 miles to go. “We are never going to make it, ” I said. But, my 5-year-old son, Sebastian pleaded with me to try. So we did, and just as  the security guard was locking the two glass front  doors, I screamed…

Stepping Into The Right Shoes

“Don’t be afraid to take another step. Your steps are order. So pick a pair of shoes and go make your dreams come true.” The gecko ( in the photo below) is hidden in plain sight. If you blink you could miss it. Similar to many  opportunities that pass us by on a daily basis. …

More Than Coffee and Pasteries, Starbucks Offering Gifts That Give Back

Giving is always in style. And giving back just got easier since Starbucks stores now carry a small selection of The Giving Keys necklaces. Our BOS word of the day is giving: freely transfer the possession of (something) to (someone); hand over to. The Giving Keys founder Caitlin is quite the charitable and philanthropic person. She…

One Last Story: How To Die Empty

Grandpa motioned for me to come closer, so I rushed to his ICU hospital bedside at Texas Harris Hospital. Was he finally about to tell me where he hid millions of dollars? Nope, not even close. He spoke, but I couldn’t understand him. Frustrated at the circumstances, I finally had a light bulb moment. Maybe he could write…

Sowing Seeds Of Love

To describe selfless good deeds for others is one of my favorite definitions of the word sacrifice. Start something good in someone’s life today. A sincere compliment can sow confidence in someone who is starving for encouragement. Can you remember a time you have done things in your life for attention? Boy, I sure can….

How To Be The Light

  With 4o days into the new year, time moves  at a rapid pace. But, in the midst of it all, there’s still time to be the light. Every day, there are countless opportunities to give back. When we look at how we can serve others first, we see  where our skills are best needed….