Weekly Spiritual Digest: Control Your Tongue


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Dear brothers and sisters, not many of you should become teachers in the church, for we who teach will be judged more strictly. Indeed, we all make many mistakes. For if we could control our tongues, we would be perfect and could also control ourselves in every other way.

We can make a large horse go wherever we want by means of a small bit in its mouth. And a small rudder makes a huge ship turn wherever the pilot chooses to go, even though the winds are strong. In the same way, the tongue is a small thing that makes grand speeches.

But a tiny spark can set a great forest on fire. And among all the parts of the body, the tongue is a flame of fire. It is a whole world of wickedness, corrupting your entire body. It can set your whole life on fire, for it is set on fire by hell itself.

People can tame all kinds of animals, birds, reptiles, and fish, but no one can tame the tongue. It is restless and evil, full of deadly poison. Sometimes it praises our Lord and Father, and sometimes it curses those who have been made in the image of God. And so blessing and cursing come pouring out of the same mouth. Surely, my brothers and sisters, this is not right! Does a spring of water bubble out with both fresh water and bitter water? Does a fig tree produce olives, or a grapevine produce figs? No, and you can’t draw fresh water from a salty spring.

(‭James‬ ‭3‬:‭1-12‬ NLT)

My favorite quote that stems from this verse is this:

“Sometimes it [the tongue] praises our Lord and Father, and sometimes it curses those who have been made in the image of God.”

This is such a prolific message because it tells us: if you curse at your fellow man and woman, you are cursing at God himself because they were made in the image of God. So to curse at another is to curse at God in his face. As much as we want to shame people, by cursing, for their wicked acts, remember that the act of cursing is, in itself, a wicked act–so the shame should also be placed on you.

We hold a powerful weapon; so be mindful of what you say. We live in a wicked world but it doesn’t mean that we have to curse at one another, in order to make it right. So continue to love one another, and bless each other with words of praise.

Week in Review


Prince In The City: Prince In The City Show (Day 9)

Weekly Political Report: What It Takes To Be An American

Throwback Thursdays: Throwback w/ CNN Anchor Don Lemon

Networking: Prince’s Radio Talk Series–Senate GOP’s latest Move to Block Equal Pay for Women; Prince Open’s Up His First Show; My 2 Cents Russia’s Prime Minister Vladimir Putin 

Weekly Spiritual Digest: Give Your Anger to God

Uncategorized: Morning Breakfast with My Dad; Ending the Day on Good Note; & Happy B’day Brunch

WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS WEEK

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This week, I am back in the studio to talk about current events, people and politics. I will be posting my previous talks (from last week) later this week. Also I will not be interviewing anybody this week at the studio.

 Prince’s Daily Journal will be providing the following:

Daily Newsfeed (Mon-Fri), Motivation Monday, Talk Tuesday Post, Weekly Political Report or Tweet, ThrowBack Thursdays, & A Weekly Spiritual Digest.

Week in Review


Talk Tuesdays: Douglas Luffborough III, Motivational Speaker & Chief Managing Consultant

Prince in The City: Immigration in America;

Meet The Candidates: Steve Kerrigan, Lt. Governor Candidate 

NetworkingMoney and Politics inside the Supreme Courthouse; Rep. Paul Ryan’s Budget for America

Weekly Spiritual Digest: He Has Risen! (Happy Easter!)

WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS WEEK…

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On Monday, I will not be posting a Motivation Monday post; instead I will take pictures of my excursion around Boston with my Dad. To see my pictures go to my Instagram account: @princesdailyjournal. On Tuesday, I will be back in the studio to talk current events, people and politics. I will be posting my previous talks last week later this week.

424334_569524486242_876616674_nAs part of my Talk Tuesdays segment, which I sit down and talk with an interesting individual, I will be interviewing Suneal Bedi–a MA bar lawyer who received his J.D. from Harvard Law School. I will sit down with him and get the inside scoop behind his experience at Harvard–and also learn what he is doing with his law degree today!

During my interview, I will take a few questions from the Twitterverse for Suneal to answer. So if you have any questions for Suneal, please hashtag (#) your Tweet: “#PrinceinTheCity”, and I will be sure to take them down. Please tweet your questions by Tuesday! Remember to keep your tweets appropriate!

 Prince’s Daily Journal will be providing the following:

Daily Newsfeed (Mon-Fri), Talk Tuesdays, Weekly Political Report, ThrowBack Thursdays, & Weekly Spiritual Digest,

Week in Review


Motivation Monday: Get Back ON Your Feet and Dance Again! (A Tribute to Boston Bombing Survivor Adrianne Haslet-Davis

Talk Tuesdays: w/ Steve Kerrigan, Lt. Governor Candidate

ThrowBack Thursdays: The Lord’s Prayer (Boston Marathon Tribute)

Weekly Spiritual Digest: Happy Palm Sunday! The Prophecy Has Been Fulfilled!

Prince in The City Show: Ukraine Crises and President Obama’s Second Term Agenda; Prince in The City (Day 7);

Networking: Run-In w/ Chef Andrew Yeo; When Great Minds Come Together

Uncategorized: #BostonStrong; Rain or Shine, We are #BostonStrong (Paying My Last Respects); It’s that time again Boston!

WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS WEEK…

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On Monday, April 21 2014, I will be observing Patriot’s Day and will be at the Boston Marathon. As such, I will not be posting a Daily Newsfeed or Motivation Monday. (However, I will be posting pictures of my experience at the Marathon. So follow me on my Instagram account @princesdailyjournal.com)

On the following day, I will be back in the studio w/ UR Business Network, to discuss current events, people, and politics. This week’s topic is Immigration. (I will post last week’s radio talk and interview w/ Steve Kerrigan this week)

0bb8026Also as part of my Talk Tuesdays segment, which I sit down and talk with an interesting individual, I will be interviewing Douglass Luffborough III–Motivational Speaker and CEO of Turning the Hearts. I will talk with him over the phone and learn how he went from homeless to Harvard!

During my interview, I will take a few questions from the Twitterverse for Doug to answer. So if you have any questions for Doug, please hashtag (#) your Tweet: “#PrinceinTheCity”, and I will be sure to take them down. Please tweet your questions by Tuesday! Remember to keep your tweets appropriate!

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For more information on Doug visit his website at www.dougluff.com

Prince’s Daily Journal will be providing the following for this week:

Daily Newsfeed (Tues-Fri),Talk Tuesdays, & Weekly Spiritual Digest.

Run-In with Chef Andrew Yeo


20140414-123617.jpgToday I ran into Chef Andrew Yeo! The Man Behind my Lunch Special Food Review.

If you haven’t read my review of Andrew’s cuisine, click on Category “Cuisine & Dining”

Thanks Andrew for the #selfie and delicious cuisine! If you are in #Boston, I urge you to come here and have a morning breakfast or afternoon lunch! (He also tells me that he has best granola parfait yogurt in Boston! lol)

Instagram: #princesdailyjournal #cuisine #dining #foodie #foodphotography #cooking #cheers #chef #love #life #lunch #luxury #work #study #play #networking #entrepreneur #yelp #instagood #instagram #boston #bostonstrong

Week in Review


Motivation Monday: Don’t Be Normal, Be Extraordinary!

Prince in The City: Prince in The City (Day 6)

Weekly Political Tweet: Senate GOP Blocks Equal Pay Bill for Women

Throwback Thursdays: Operacaffe–When My Website Really Skyrocketed!

Saturday Book Read: w/ Sharine Jones, End of Ch. 4 Shattered Fairy Tales (Last Post of The Series)

Weekly Spiritual Digest: Be Wary of Your Jealousy of Others

Networking: “Meet The Candidates” Leland Cheung Lt. Governor Candidate interview

Cuisine & Dining: Artisan Bistro’s Lunch Special Food Review

Uncategorized: Late Afternoon Lunch; A Classic Breakfast

WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS WEEK…..

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I’m back in the studio w/ UR Business Network to discuss current events, people, and politics on my radio show, “Prince in The City.”

860558_100959296758146_1054605898_oAlso, as part of my Talk Tuesdays segment, I will be interviewing Steve Kerrigan–another candidate who is running for Lt. Governor in the state of Massachusetts. I will sit down with him and ask him questions about his candidacy and his personal journey in life.

During my interview, I will take questions from the Twitterverse for Steve to answer. So if you have any questions for Steve, please hashtag (#) your Tweet: “#PrinceinTheCity”, and I will be sure to take them down. Please tweet your questions by Tuesday!

Don’t forget to hashtag (#) your tweets with #malg, #bospoli, or #mapoli too. Remember to keep your tweets appropriate!

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Remember that you can find all of my interviews with these candidates, by going to “Meet The Candidates,” which is found on the header of my website.

Prince’s Daily Journal will be providing the following for this week:

Daily Newsfeed (Mon-Fri), Motivation Monday!, Talk Tuesdays, NO Weekly Political Tweet or Report, ThrowBack Thursdays, & Weekly Spiritual Digest.

Cuisine & Dining: Artisan Bistro’s Lunch Special Food Review


Artisan Bistro's Lunch Special

Two weeks ago I had the opportunity to taste Artisan Bistro’s Lunch Special (prepared by Chef Andrew Yeo). Here is my food review for each item on the menu along with my concluding thoughts.

Winter Vegetable Veloute
Pumpernickel croutons, olive oil

First impressions are everything. And I must say that I was thoroughly impressed by the first item that I had on the menu.

20140406-233959.jpgThe vegetable veloute was superb. The finest dish that I had in Boston–now there are only two dishes that I consider to be the finest. What made this soup so special was its taste. The soup was absolutely sweet–not too sweet but a solid sweetness! The taste of veloute closely resembled pumpkin soup. However, unlike the pumpkin soups that I had in the past, this did not burn my tongue at all. The taste that I experienced was a warm sensation– filled sweet hidden undertones of pumpkin. The presentation and the preparation was perfect–the pumpernickel croutons had a nice finish.  My only critique was not knowing the delicious ingredients behind this delicious soup. I give this veloute a 10 out 10.

Garden Salad
Pickled Squash, Sweet Potato Chips, Dried Cranberries Manchego, Raspberry Vinaigrette

For this item on the menu, it is originally called the Garden Salad w/ Grilled Chicken. And the only two ingredients that I asked to leave out were the Grilled Chicken and the Walnut Vinaigrette.

20140406-234021.jpgThe Garden Salad was exceptional. The main ingredient which brought out the taste of this salad were the cranberries–pairing well with the Raspberry Vinaigrette dressing. What I also enjoyed most, from this dining experience, was tasting the sweet thin-sliced potato chips. There was nothing traditional about this Garden Salad! The presentation of this salad was a piece of art made by an artisan–a collage of colors onto one dish. My only critique is that I could not taste the pickled squash. Unlike the other ingredients in the salad, I could not taste this particular ingredient. I give this Garden Salad a 7 out 10.

Chocolate Creme Brulee
Biscotti, Blackberries

Desserts are essential in every dining experience. Desserts do not only leave behind flavor but lasting impressions on the whole dining experience.

20140406-234059.jpgThe Creme Brulee was par excellence. What I loved most about the Brulee was its element of surprise. When I took my first bite, I assumed that I would only be tasting the chocolate. But instead, I was welcomed with a sweet tingling sensation of glazed sugar on top of my palette and melted chocolate on top of my tongue. The best words to describe this taste are:  “crunchy on the outside and gooey in the inside“–which first resonated from my mind while I was finishing my plate. What made this experience even more sweeter were the black berries–which really does not need any explanation. Unfortunately I did not try the biscotti with this dessert, but it did add a touch of class to the whole presentation. My only critique is that brulee should have been a tiny bit warmer (for my tastes of course). I give this Creme Brulee a 9 out of 10.

My Cuisine and Dining Score for Artisan Bistro’s Lunch Special: 26 out of 30

Concluding Thoughts

The lunch special provided by Artisan Bistro was truly exquisite; all for $20.00. I send my compliments to Chef Andrew Yeo for doing a great job on the preparation and presentation of each plate. (If I had tried the Grilled Chicken with the Garden Salad, I would’ve boosted my score by 1-2 points.) My favorite dish, which I recommend to any guest who do come here for lunch, is the Winter Vegetable Voulete. It is probably the best dish that you can either treat yourself to or that special someone in your life.

But above all, what made this lunch special truly special was the service behind the meals.

It does not matter what time of day you walk-in to Artisan Bistro; to have your morning breakfast or daily afternoon lunch. It’s staff are always patient and considerate of your needs–They will not mind if you need to stay an extra 30 minutes to finish your job interview or complete an important errand.

Thank you Artisan Bistro for providing me with such great cuisine and a wonderful dining experience!

Artisan Bistro is located at 10 Avery St. Boston, Ma 02111

www.ritzcartlonhotel.com/artisanbistro

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WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS WEEK…

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I’m back in the studio w/ UR Business Network to discuss current events and politics on my radio show, “Prince in The City.” This week I will discuss the latest Supreme Court decision on striking down limits on money contributions in political campaign races. If you like to say something on this subject or would like to ask a question for me to answer, hashtag (#) your responses as “#princeinthecity.”

Saturday Book Read w/ Sharine Jones

Also this week, Prince’s Daily Journal will be posting its last Saturday Book Read w/ Sharine Jones this coming Saturday. Prince and Sharine are teaming together to make “Reflections of a Woman’s Indiscretions” into a printed book!

Sharine Jones, Upcoming Author

Prince’s Daily Journal will be providing the following for this week:

Daily Newsfeed (Mon-Fri) Motivation Monday, Talk Tuesdays, Weekly Political Tweet or Report, ThrowBack Thursdays, Saturday Book Read w/ Sharine Jones, & Weekly Spiritual Digest.

 

Week in Review


Prince in The City: Prince in The City (Day 4);

Talk Tuesdays:w/ Lt. Governor Candidate, Leland CheungPrince’s Twitter Qs & As.

Weekly Political Tweet: An All-Male SCOTUS Vote on Birth Control!

Saturday Book Read: w/ Sharine Jones Ch. 4 Shattered Fairy Tales Part 2

Weekly Spiritual Digest: Jesus and the Prince of Demons

Meet The Candidates: James Arena-DeRosa, Lt. Governor Candidate

Networking: Prince in the City’s Twitter Questions Answered!

Cuisine & Dining: Artisan Bistro Lunch Special Preview

Uncategorized: Starting a Monday Morning the Right Way!; Morning Breakfast Before My Show!; Prince on The Air

WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS WEEK…..

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I’m back in the studio w/ UR Business Network to discuss current events and politics on my radio show, “Prince in The City.” I will post my talk with Leland Cheung later this week.

1560694_444150509019857_37783638_nAlso, as part of my Talk Tuesdays segment, I will be interviewing Jonathan Edwards–another candidate who is running for Lt. Governor in the state of Massachusetts. I will sit down with him and ask him questions about his candidacy and his personal journey in life.

During my interview, I will take questions from the Twitterverse for Jonathan to answer. So if you have any questions for Leland, please hashtag (#) your Tweet: “#PrinceinTheCity”, and I will be sure to take them down. Please tweet your questions by Tuesday!

Don’t forget to hashtag (#) your tweets with #malg, #bospoli, or #mapoli too. Remember to keep your tweets appropriate!

Remember that you can find all of my interviews with these candidates, under “Meet The Candidates,” which is found on the header of my website.

Prince’s Daily Journal will be providing the following for this week:

Motivation Monday!, Talk Tuesdays, Weekly Political Tweet or Report, ThrowBack Thursdays, Saturday Book Read w/ Sharine Jones, & Weekly Spiritual Digest.

Daily Newsfeed


President Obama and Pope Francis meets for the first time at Vatican City; IMF prepares $18 billion in loans for Ukraine; Philippines signs historic peace deal with Muslim rebels; Thai satellite picks up hundreds of objects during missing airplane search; and Hawaii Police can no longer sleep with prostitutes. All this and more, please follow the links below.

President Obama and the Pope meets up for the first time

IMF prepares $18 Billion in loans for Ukraine

Philippines signs historic peace deal with Muslim rebels

Thai satellite picks up thousands of objects during search of missing plane

Hawaii police can’t sleep with prostitutes

Daily Newsfeed


New Oxfam report shows that climate change could delay the fight against world hunger for decades; Arnold Schwarzenegger calls for Democrats and Republicans to get on the same page on Ukraine; Three secret service agents were sent home after alleged drinking in Netherlands; Satellite spots 122 possible objects in search of missing Malaysian airplane; and Mississippi moves to execute female convict in 7 decades. All this and more, please follow the links below

New Oxfam report: Climate change could delay the fight against world hunger for decades

Schwarzenegger calls for Dems and GOP to be on same page on Ukraine

Three Secret Service agents were sent home after alleged drinking in Netherlands

Satellite spots 122 possible objects in search

Mississippi moves to execute first female convict in 7 decades

Prince on the Air!


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Just completed my talk on #scotus and the fight over birth control in #Obamacare–and the political influences behind them. My favorite point, which I mentioned, is how the major players in this fight are all men and the majority vote from SCOTUS could be all men. Is it more on gender dominance or religious freedom? This talk will soon be available on http://www.princesdailyjournal.com and http://www.urbusinessnetwork.com in the coming week. #princesdailyjournal #princeinthecity #politics #womensrights #birthcontrol #boston #bospoli #mapoli #malg #dc @urbusinessnetwork #hobbylobby #usa