Author Archives: Cynthia Bond Hopson

Today is “Make it Right Day”

During my next to last visit to New York I stayed at an unfamiliar hotel. It was late and I was hungry enough to eat Brussel sprouts, asparagus and beets! (Trust me, I was desperate!)  I had $10 when I … Continue reading

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Love Makes The World Go Round

Heard it in a Love Song… It’s February and love is in the air, and I am loving it! Love is one of those things you can’t buy, rent or manufacture but it is like oxygen. It helps make everything … Continue reading

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Here’s your Official Magic Formula for 2017

Welcome to this big, shiny New Year and all the adventure it holds! Praise God we’re still here growing and going strong! I love January because it signals we have 365 new opportunities to refresh, renew, and restore ourselves. I … Continue reading

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My 6.1 Lessons For 2016

I arrived at my  61st year or my 18,625th day on earth Sunday and I’m celebrating! I have loved birthdays ever since I can remember so I start celebrating November 1 so by my real birthday, I’m not just older, … Continue reading

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End of the 2016 Election Cycle

The 2016 election cycle has thankfully come to an end! Hallelujah! Now, if the insults, the biased polling touted as the gospel, the incivility that bred hatred and strife, the intolerance of voices other than our own would also end, … Continue reading

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October Is Domestic Abuse Awareness Month

We must talk… About domestic abuse My husband, Roger, and I often teased that he would never hit me because my father, Big John, was more than 6 feet tall, had hands like baseball gloves and was a no-nonsense-kind –of-guy. … Continue reading

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Today Is The Day

“Nothing is worth more than this day.“ – Goethe Today is the day. I will step out on faith. I will do that thing I’ve been afraid to do.

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Making a List

I’ve learned that making a list helps me get things done. Use mine below and add your own.

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Behind The Scenes: Preparation is the key

*First in a series: Dr. Cynthia A. Bond Hopson Prepares to speak Preparing to speak is a process. There, I’ve said it, and this process begins long before I get to the microphone to inform, inspire or entertain you. I … Continue reading

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Don’t Even Think Of Giving Up!

Today is Ditch Your New Year’s Resolutions Day and since I only made a few big ones, I can’t decide which ones I want to leave on the cutting room floor. Seriously though, I suspect many of you made lofty … Continue reading

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