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MIND BUNGEE JUMPING  : Words of Life, Love, Inspiration, Encouragement & Motivation

Author: Barbara A. Robinson

Barbara A. Robinson, author of the following books:  And Still, I Cry; Yes You Can; Eyes of the Beholder, and Someday Is Now, releases her fifth book  Mind Bungee Jumping.  Mind Bungee Jumping contains 55 original poems and 2,000 motivational quotations. The book contains words of faith, love, inspiration, motivation, and encouragement. The author uses original quotations, quotations of others, Bible scriptures, prayers, and poems to prompt readers to follow their dreams, strive for success and inner peace, and to live their best life. The book contains lessons learned from the author's life's experiences.

Mind Bungee Jumping is written in two sections. The first section contains original poems that send different messages and have different meanings. The poems that send messages of love are written under the heading, Poems in the Key of Love. Poems that reflect everyday life as the author sees it are under the heading, Street Life. Poems written to motivate and encourage readers are written under the heading, Motivation and Encouragement. Poems about family life are written under the heading, Family Ties. Poems about the African American experience are written under the heading, Music of my People. Poems about life as the author sees it are written under the heading, Through My Eyes. Poems that contain messages of friendship are written under the heading, Take My Hand. Poems written from a spiritual perspective are written under the heading, Praise and Worship.

The second section of Mind Bungee Jumping contains motivational quotations and affirmations. This section is called, Wisdom of the Ages. Quotations contained in this section are reflections of the author's original quotations and personal thoughts; words of wisdom as quoted by some of the author's personal friends and colleagues; prayers and inspirational messages from Bible scriptures; words of wisdom from the pulpit as spoken by Dr. Frank M. Reid, III, Pastor of Bethel AME Church; others are quotations from various individuals whom I respect and on whose shoulders I stand.

 

MIND BUNGEE JUMPING: Words of Life, Love, Inspiration, Encouragement, & Motivation

NON-FICTION/MOTIVATIONAL TRADE PAPERBACK & HARD COVER
  ISBN#  PAPERBACK:  978-1-4389-3098-5  PRICE:  $15.00
ISBN# HARDCOVER:  978-1-4389- 3097-8 PRICE:  $20.00
PAGES: 289

 

Mind Bungee Jumping
Wisdom of the Ages

Topics Pages

Accomplishments     65
Actualization   68
Age   70
Assignment    73
Attitude    75

 

Balance   91
Believe   93
Brotherhood   96

 

Change    101
Character   103
Choice    109
Courage   113
Creativity    119

 

Destiny   122
Determination   125
Dream   128

 

Education   133
Encouragement   136
Endurance   141
Enthusiasm    143
Excellence    146
Experience    148

 

Faith   150
Family    155


Forgiveness     157
Friendship    159

Goals   165
Gratitude   169

 

Happiness   172
Hope    179

 

Imagination   183
Inspiration   186
Integrity   188
Intelligence    193

 

Leadership    196
Love    200

 

Motivation    205

 

Opportunity   210

 

Passion   215
Perception    217
Persistence   219
Perseverance    223
Positive-thinking   227
Preparation   236

 

Quality   238

 

Self-concept    240
Self-image    244
Spirituality    252
Success   262


Teamwork    274

 

Vision    276

Wealth    279
Wisdom    281

 

 


Within the Following Pages, I Have Identified Some Sources From Where the Words of Wisdom Were Taken 
45 Quotations Are Bible Scriptures, 23 Quotations are Words of Ralph Waldo Emerson, 72 Quotations are Words of Wisdom from the Pulpit by Pastor Frank Madison Reid III, 284 Quotations are My Original Thoughts. Although I have Highlighted 564 Motivational Quotations, 1,436 Additional Quotations Contained Herein Are Just As Powerful As the One's I highlighted.

 

Muhammad Ali
90

Robert Ambush,
944, 1939, 1947, 1983, 1984, 1989

Arabian Proverb
286

Lauren Bacall
1034

Robert M. Bell Chief Judge State of Maryland
1065


Scriptures from the Holy Bible
33, 83, 85, 206, 271, 272, 274, 284, 288, 314, 372, 373, 758, 814, 817, 818, 1074, 1168, 1169, 1417, 1424, 1431, 1434, 1474, 1475, 1476, 1659, 1665, 1666, 1667, 1672, 1679, 1681, 1689, 1699, 1703, 1911, 1914, 1935, 1936, 1955, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965

Gayle Briscoe
551

Les Brown
346, 1303, 1402

Elizabeth Barrett Browning
1179

Jamal Harrison Bryant, Pastor, Empowerment Temple Church, Baltimore, Maryland
790

Robert Browning
1160

Dale Carnegie
352

Johnny Carson
1499


Gwendolyn Clark
55

Margaret Louise Cofield, (My mother)
394, 837, 1530, 1593

Marva Collins
395, 416, 1766

Johnny Crochran, Esq.
1014

Chinese Wisdom
114, 315, 584, 621, 1072, 1298, 1556, 1572, 1931, 1932

Ruby Dee
100

Peter Drucker
928

Margaret Dureke
92, 170

Charles (Chuck) Edgehill
512, 518 


Ralph Waldo Emerson
160, 246, 349, 450, 465, 509, 626, 678, 735, 830, 848, 966, 995, 1057, 1058, 1069, 1108, 1122, 1203, 1242, 1309, 1360, 1544

Ella Fitzgerald
1361

Viktor Frankl
109

Soror Cardrienne Griffin, Alpha Kappa Alpha, Sorority
355

Patrice Gaines
673

Mahatma Gandi
5, 335, 545, 1675

Althea Gibson
1

Barry Holcombe Hampton
689, 1066, 1067, 1275

Ray Haysbert, Owner of The Forum in Baltimore, Maryland
16, 66

 


Katharine Hepburn
1285

 Billie Holiday
156

 

Judge Mabel Hubbard
176

Langston Hughes
99

Indian Proverb
646, 651

 

Irish Proverb
1557

Bishop T.D. Jakes
1707, 1894

 

Japanese Proverbs
357, 1327, 1878, 1970

 

Thomas Jefferson
353

 


Helen Keller
297, 746

Martin Luther King, Jr.
380, 1912

 

Patti LaBelle
831

Abraham Lincoln
127, 132, 151, 238, 567, 1700, 1863, 1954

Moms Mabley
97

Nelson Mandela
264

Richard Nixon
1278

Donnie Osmond
12

Satchel Page
1261

Pope John Paul II
263


Joan M. Pratt, Compttoller of Baltimore City
1897, 1898, 1900

 

Pastor Frank Madison Reid III
Senior Pastor of Bethel AME Church, Baltimore Maryland

79, 104, 116, 136, 137, 184, 185, 186, 187, 191, 242, 301, 323, 337, 350, 370, 387, 401, 418, 422, 492, 520, 531, 532, 537, 544, 549, 602, 605, 730, 750, 754, 755, 756, 760, 761, 762, 770, 788, 793, 893, 905, 913, 914, 931, 1016, 1019, 1020, 1120, 1143, 1271, 1281, 1419, 1420, 1447, 1451, 1594, 1616, 1622, 1638, 1640, 1671, 1682, 1718, 1720, 1721, 1730, 1731, 1840, 1853, 1909, 1960

 

Barbara Ann Robinson, Author, Entrepreneur,

21, 22, 26, 39, 46, 50, 51, 57, 58, 60, 63, 64, 65, 67, 68, 70, 73, 74, 75, 76, 93, 94, 110, 113, 124, 125, 130, 135, 139, 153, 155, 157, 166, 172, 173, 174, 177, 178, 180, 188, 189, 190, 192, 194, 195, 196, 203, 204, 205, 209, 212, 217, 218, 223, 226, 229, 234, 240, 257, 270, 282, 285, 289, 291, 294, 306, 308, 311, 312, 313, 316, 317, 325, 328, 342, 356, 374, 383, 388, 419, 424, 426, 428, 429, 430, 437, 452, 458, 464, 491, 498, 504, 508, 521, 546, 547, 552, 553, 559, 560, 566, 571, 575, 579, 615, 637, 638, 639, 640, 641, 642, 643, 656, 662, 666, 686, 688, 694, 702, 703, 712, 713, 719, 729, 737, 740, 744, 765, 772, 773, 775, 777, 795, 809, 811, 815, 816, 819, 828, 832, 847, 875, 909, 935, 936, 947, 1010, 1015, 1024, 1029, 1031, 1060, 1061, 1062, 1063, 1075, 1086, 1093, 1095, 1098, 1127, 1181, 1196, 1201, 1209, 1218, 1220, 1221, 1236, 1237, 1239, 1241, 1243, 1246, 1272, 1287, 1292, 1297, 1311, 1312, 1313, 1314, 1324, 1326, 1331, 1345, 1346, 1347, 1354, 1355, 1357, 1358, 1383, 1386, 1392, 1393, 1394, 1395, 1414, 1430, 1487, 1497, 1503, 1505, 1516, 1520, 1521, 1523, 1526, 1527, 1529, 1542, 1567, 1568, 1569, 1580, 1582, 1583, 1585, 1586, 1599, 1603, 1635, 1647, 1658, 1688, 1705, 1727, 1728, 1733, 1736, 1737, 1738, 1739, 1743, 1746, 1758, 1760, 1761, 1764, 1770, 1771, 1772, 1773, 1774, 1775, 1776, 1777, 1780, 1782, 1791, 1794, 1795, 1813, 1819, 1820, 1822, 1824, 1829, 1830, 1837, 1842, 1843, 1844, 1849, 1886, 1887, 1899, 1901, 1907, 1913, 1915, 1926, 1933, 1937, 1945, 1953, 1959, 1961, 1978, 1991, 1992, 1999

 

Jean Love Robinson, Author and Philanthropist

69, 463, 528, 731, 784, 805, 988, 989, 1022, 1400, 1452, 1528, 1652, 1734


Jerome Robinson, Sr.
1273

 

Will Rogers
37

 

Nalongo Sayyed
1592

 

Dr. Robert H. Schuller
144, 327, 1101

 

Reverend Al Sharpton
824

Judine Slaughter
32, 769

 

Edward Snowden
1076

 

Ruben Studdard
922

 

Charles Taylor, Author, Black Writer's Guild, Baltimore, Maryland
838

 

Lily Tomlin, Actress
1608


Mark Twain
421, 470, 667, 1040, 1089, 1110, 1356

Dottie Walters
18, 1788

 

Oprah Windrey
6, 1267

 

Stevie Wonder
296

 

Gai Young
823, 1848

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Barbara A. Robinson
P.O. Box 7667, Baltimore, Maryland 21207