Beautiful Girl, Cora!

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Another Beautiful Girl has received her new Positive Character Book, “All the Beautiful Girls”!

Have you purchased a copy for a Beautiful Girl you know? All the Beautiful Girls

I decided to become a Children’s Positive Character Educator because I believe the children are our future! Nelson Mandela once said, “There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.”

Let’s treat our children well by teaching them about Positive Character Behaviors:

I am being beautiful when I am responsible. I am being beautiful when I am helpful. I am being beautiful when I am kind. I am being beautiful when I am creative. I am being beautiful when I am courageous.

“We worry about what a child will become tomorrow, yet we forget he is someone today.” ~Stacia Tauscher, Artist & Dancer

“It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.” — Frederick Douglass, Abolitionist and Statesman

…Just Sharing With You

Interested in a good life, I mean, really good…but today, I’m having a difficult time putting on a happy face and being strong, so, like the good friend I am to myself,

I gave myself a little break: I took myself on a walk and did some jump rope!

Every day, I take a small step forward with

My Ambition

My Hard-work

My Resilience in the face of Rejection

My steadfast attitude in the wake of Overwhelming failures

My Positive response to Set-backs

My Tears that I allow to fall, in order to move on

The Sadness that I must acknowledge, in order to conjure up enough strength to pick up where I left off and continue forward

Second-guessing myself, then pushing past the negative self-talk

My Creativitity

My Excitement

My Joy

My Ideals

My Hopes

My Dreams

 

I’ve got BIG dreams; BIG aspirations; BIG goals! I’m successful and I believe in myself…

I don’t want to settle for less in life, but today,

I need to admit, out loud, that following my dreams is kicking my butt!

Love, Leslie

 

New Children’s Book, “A Boy’s Guide to Becoming a Gentleman” On Sale NOW!

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“A Boy’s Guide to Becoming a Gentleman” is a story about a young boy that aspires to grow up to be just like his dad, a gentleman. He learns that gentlemen have positive character!

Join the young boy on his journey of learning positive character. This book also includes ten bonus positive character coloring pages!

For Ages: 5 – 10 Years

Page Count: 42 Pages

You can purchase “A Boy’s Guide to Becoming a Gentleman” Written and Illustrated by Leslie Marie Wheeler by clicking a link below:

https://www.createspace.com/7034867
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You can purchase “All the Beautiful Girls” Written and Illustrated by Leslie Marie Wheeler by clicking a link below:

https://www.createspace.com/6862992

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The Originalist at the Pasadena Playhouse |4.11.17 – 5.7.17

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I’m overwhelmingly proud of my younger sister, Jade D. Wheeler who is Performing in “The Originalist” as ‘Cat’ at the Pasadena Playhouse in Pasadena, California.

If you’re in the area, check out the show! It’s Excellent!

To buy tickets online: http://www.pasadenaplayhouse.org/originalist

You can also find Jade D. Wheeler’s work on youtube, twitter, instagram, Soundcloud, facebook, and much more!

Life, the Teacher and I, the Student.

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Sitting in the local Starbucks to get some much needed work done, only to be interrupted by a customer who decided to talk at me for almost an hour. He didn’t even ask if I could I spare a moment to talk; he seemed to be only self-interested… and I didn’t assert myself and let him know that I was in the middle of something very important and could talk for no more than a few minutes.

After about an hour of listening to him speak, I made him aware that I needed to go; my intention was to be a listening ear for a person who desperately needed someone to talk to. But I didn’t realize that need could possibly be an hour of being talked at. However, my kindness quickly turned into quite the opposite, as I inadvertently offended him upon my exit with something that I said.

The approximate hour of being talked at quickly turned into a lesson of me needing to put my foot down when someone is overstepping my boundaries. I didn’t do myself or the stranger any favors by letting him spew his problems at me and not letting him know that I didn’t have a lot of time for conversation.

My approximate hour of good intentions ended very badly and left me to an afternoon of quiet, thoughtful, somber contemplation.

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I watched a hummingbird hover above a bush and then fly up to inspect a nearby tree. After about 30 seconds, he flew away.

The hummingbird sent the message, “Be persistent in the pursuit of your dreams”.

I am convinced that at times the road gets tough for all of us…

Today was a day full of trials, tribulations, thoughtfulness, helpfulness and kindness.

Life, the teacher and I, the student. Teaching me in a not so subtle way today. Reminding me of the importance of setting boundaries, saying ‘no’, assertiveness, being direct, persistence and triumph.

Remembering Maya Angelou when I remind myself that there is a rainbow in the clouds.

And that the most chaos happens when all of your dreams are about to come true.

Watching the birds soar up above and spiral towards the ground, only to shoot back up again, into the clouds.

And observing the crow as he defends his place on a wire, as two birds threaten his spot.

Ask for the things that you need.

Ask and you shall receive.

If I don’t ask for what I need, how will I receive it?

I’m asking for good fortune, prosperity and monetary abundance.

It’s OK to dream a dream.

And it’s OK for those dreams to come true.

Smiling to stop the tears from falling.

Laughing to stop the tears from falling.

And although I may fight hard every day for the sun to shine brightly in my sky, sometimes it’s necessary for the rainclouds to come and give her a rest.

“No matter how your heart is grieving, if you keep on believing, the dreams that you wish will come true.” – Walt Disney Company

 

 

Beautiful Girls Coloring Page

I have been creating copyrighted coloring pages. These coloring pages are designed to help teach young girls positive character.

I draw a coloring page of a girl and write a positive character sentence. For example, “Beautiful girls are kind.”

The goal is to help teach positive character in a fun and interactive way.