The A’s game for Be the Star You Are! a

The A’s game for Be the Star You Are! as Non Profit of the Night was tons of fun. The Angels won. The fireworks show on the field to the music of Jurassic Park was AWESOME. Dinosaurs walked around with the bobbleheads. Thanks to everyone who came to play. http://www.BTSYA.org http://ow.ly/i/Gisi3 http://ow.ly/i/Gisis http://ow.ly/i/Gisj3 http://ow.ly/i/Gisk5 http://ow.ly/i/GiskW

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Giving! Express Yourself! explores the G

Giving! Express Yourself! explores the Gift of Giving NOON PT s Hosts Brigitte Jia and Joven Hundal read The Gift of Giving from the forthcoming book, Be the Star You Are! Millennials to Boomers Celebrating Positive Voices in a Changing Digital World. http://ow.ly/2WXK30kzpdX http://ow.ly/i/GiilC

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Travel Tips from Cynthia Brian and Heather Brittany

School is out for the summer and the next two months are the busiest time of the year for traveling.  

Are you planning a vacation? 

Going away for business, pleasure, or both? 

Taking the kids? 

House trading? 

Traveling by boat, plane, car, or train? 

Need tips on what to pack, buying tickets, how to stay safe, where to stay, and what to see at your destination?

Be a trekker, explorer, voyager, adventurer, and tourist. Enjoy a comfortable, worry-free holiday while saving time, money, and headaches with host Cynthia Brian and guest Heather Brittany as they share their trip planning pointers on StarStyle®-Be the Star You Are!® LIVE. 

Bon voyage!

Listen at Voice America Network, Empowerment Channel: https://www.voiceamerica.com/episode/107260/a-no-hassle-travelers-guide

PressPass Goddess Gardener Book: https://vapresspass.com/2018/01/30/cynthia-brians-new-book-growing-goddess-gardener-published/

Check our Book Reviews at our literacy partner, The Reading Tub: https://thereadingtub.org/books/be-the-star-you-are/

Discount Software, Digital content. Ebooks, Games: www.humblebundle.com/store?partner=1504&charity=1504

Shopping online? #StartWithaSmile at https://smile.amazon.com/ch/94-3333882 . Amazon donates to Be The Star You Are, Inc..

Read our BTSYA Garden Newsletter: http://hosted.verticalresponse.com/672296/8417ebf8e3/288055965/329f30721c/

Show your support for your favorite nonprofit by making a generous donation. You will be making a huge difference in someone’s life! Be the Star You Are! is a TOP NON PROFIT http://greatnonprofits.org/reviews/profile2/be-the-star-you-are-inc

surviving solely on individual donations. Show Your LOVE! https://www.paypal.com/fundraiser/charity/1504

 

June newsletter: http://hosted.verticalresponse.com/672296/118164e4ca/288055965/bbd34d3431/

When you are looking for upbeat, life-changing, and mind-stretching information, you have come to the right place. Host Cynthia Brian takes you on a journey of exploration that will encourage, inspire, and motivate you to make positive changes that offer life-enhancing results. It’s party time on StarStyle®-Be the Star You Are!®. And YOU are invited! Join us LIVE 4-5pm Pt on Wednesdays or tune in to the archives at your leisure. Come play in StarStyle Country.

 Make a DONATION through PAYPAL GIVING FUND and PAYPAL with 100% going to BTSYA with NO FEES:  https://www.paypal.com/us/webapps/mpp/search-cause?charityId=1504&s=3

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Buy books by Cynthia Brian at http://www.cynthiabrian.com/online-store

For photos, descriptions, links, archives, and more, visit http://www.StarStyleRadio.com.

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If you are a fan of the authors, experts, celebrities, and guests that appear regularly on StarStyle®-Be the Star You Are!® radio, you can now be sure to never miss an episode. Embed this code into your WordPress site or any site and you’ll always have Cynthia Brian and all of your favorite pioneers on the planet at your fingertips.  Upbeat, positive, life-changing talk radio broadcasting live each week since 1998. Lend us Your Ears. We are Starstyle®-Be the Star You Are!®

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Links you can use for Be the Star You Are!®

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Programs: http://www.bethestaryouare.org/programs

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Taking Time for Daddy!

 

Miracle Moment®

“A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed, and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society.”  Billy Graham

Message from Executive Director, Cynthia Brian

My Daddy was my hero. My Daddy was a mountain of a man. He was as strong as an ox, could lift his five children at one time, and swim upstream while pulling a parade of rafts filled with frolicking children. Working on our ranch provided lots of natural exercise: plowing fields, mending fences, fixing tractors and trailers, building barns, digging reservoirs, and running irrigation pipes. He ate three healthful meals a day mostly harvested from our farm, surrounded by true love and admiration from my Mom and we children. They both worked from five in morning when the first rooster crowed until seven at night when the last lamb had been put in the barn, yet we kids were always their first concern. We were taught the value of hard work and the pride it reaped.

I can still hear him in the morning, climbing the stairs to wake us, whistling happily and announcing, “Wake up, sleepy heads, it is a beautiful day!” He would lift us onto the caterpillar tractor to plow the fields with him. When we were eight he taught us how to drive. In the springtime, he’d find baby jackrabbits whose mothers had been killed. He would stop the tractor, put the bunnies in his coat pocket, and bring them home to us to nurture until they were old enough to fend for themselves.

If anything broke, he could fix it. If we misbehaved, he never yelled. He would look at us with his big brown eyes and let us know we had disappointed him. He would saddle the horses for us, tighten our wire ski bindings, and make us a special concoction of warm, sweet milk with bread when we were sick.

He’d pile all seven of us in the Willie jeep, and straight up the hill, we’d drive to have a picnic. Being with Daddy was better than being at Disneyland.

I remembered how he cried when he walked me down the aisle on my wedding day, and how, at the funeral of my sixteen-year-old brother, he held up my Mom and the rest of us who were near collapse. During the 33 hours of birthing my first baby, he was there. Whenever anyone needed help, it was our Dad they called.

Daddy was our tower of strength, our lion in winter, our gentle, patient, loving father.  I miss him.

This Father’s Day, let’s honor the magnificent men who truly care for their families. They are the unsung heroes and deserve a celebration.

Happy Father’s Day to all the good men whom we are privileged to call “Dad”.

We salute you as men and loving daddies! Keep caring and sharing. The world of children is depending on you for guidance.

 

THANK YOU!

 

Cynthia Brian

Founder/Executive Director

Be the Star You Are!®

PO Box 376

Moraga, California 94556

www.BetheStarYouAre.org

www.BTSYA.org

 

P.S. My books are dedicated to my amazing parents. Find them at http:///www.CynthiaBrian.com/books. If you would like me to do come to your event to speak or do a book signing, please shoot me an email, Cynthia@BetheStarYouAre.org

 

Summer Reading with Reviews by BTSYA Volunteers

The Reading Tub is a literacy partner of Be the Star You Are!® where you can find honest reviews of books for kids. Check out their brand new website and read the books reviews by our BTSYA volunteers. Excellent resource for parents, teachers, librarians. Enjoy your summer. Read a book!  https://thereadingtub.org/books/be-the-star-you-are/

 

CONGRATULATIONS

 

Congratulations are in order for all of our volunteers who are graduating from junior high, high school, and college. Way to hang in there and rock the books.

We are so thrilled that you are part of Be the Star You Are!® and we will continue to support your growth.

 

Also congratulations to the raffle winners of the A’s baseball tickets, Lori and Darren Perez. Thanks to all of you who bought a ticket in support of our BTSYA outreach programs.

 

TAKE A PHOTO OF YOUR DAD

By Karen Kitchel

Following is an excerpt from ‘The Ties That Bind’ by Erma Bombeck

“One morning my father didn’t get up and go to work. He went to the hospital and died the next day. I hadn’t thought that much about him before. He was just someone who left and came home and seemed glad to see everyone at night. He opened the jar of pickles when no one else could. He was the only one in the house who wasn’t afraid to go into the basement by himself. He cut himself shaving, but no one kissed it or got excited about it. It was understood that when it rained, he got the car and brought it around to the door. When anyone was sick, he went out to get the prescription filled. He took lots of pictures, but he was never in them… I didn’t know his leaving would hurt so much.”

 

 

 

LET US ENTERTAIN YOU!

 

When you are looking for upbeat, positive, informative, and entertaining talk radio, tune in to StarStyle®-Be the Star You Are!® LIVE Wednesdays 4-5pm PT on the Voice America Network Empowerment Channel.

http://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2206/be-the-star-you-are

 

Also available in the archives and iTunes anytime. Descriptions and photos at http://www.StarStyleRadio.com

 

Our teens interview authors, celebrities, and entrepreneurs NOON PT every Tuesday on Express Yourself! on Voice America Kids Network.https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2014/express-yourself

Also available in the archives and iTunes anytime. Descriptions and photos at http://www.ExpressYourselfTeenRadio.com

Welcome to our two new reporters on Express Yourself!

Kenneth Jeon and Siri Phaneendra

Visit http://www.ExpressYourselfTeenRadio.com

 

 

SHOP, GIVE, AND GET CONNECTED

 

If you would like to make a direct donation to our giving fund, please visit our PayPal page!

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WAYS TO HELP

We appreciate a direct donation most of all via PAYPAL GIVING FUND at https://www.paypal.com/fundraiser/charity/1504.

Checks can be sent to PO Box 376, Moraga, California 94556

But here are other easy ways that assist our mission and don’t cost you a dime!

  1. AmazonSmile donates .5% of purchases http://smile.amazon.com/ch/94-3333882
  2. Discounted books at Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/shops/be_the_star_you_are_charity
  3. Buy or Sell on EBAY:http://givingworks.ebay.com/charity-auctions/charity/be-the-star-you-are-501-c-3/1504/?favorite=link
  4. Use GoodSearch to search the web & buy from your favorite stores,. Choose Be the Star You Are as your charity to support. You can log in with Facebook, too!http://www.goodsearch.com/goodto-go/be-the-star-you-are
  5. Shop at over 1300 stores on IGIVE: http://www.iGive.com/BTSYA
  6. BTSYA Logo Store: http://btsya.rylees.net
  7. Giving Assistant: Shop. Earn. Give! Use Giving Assistant to earn cash back at 1800+ popular online stores, then donate a percentage to BTSYA: https://givingassistant.org/np – be-the-star-you-are-inc
  8. Designer Clothes to Buy or Sell: https://www.unionandfifth.com/charities/be-the-star-you-are-moraga-ca/shop
  9. Buy “Read, Lead, Succeed” T-shirts and tanks $19.99: http://www.CynthiaBrian.com/online-store
  10. Are you a gamer, lover of new software, or other digital content? Buy all of your favorites at Humble Bundle. http://ow.ly/cYs130iN6n4

 

GIFT IDEA: T-shirts and Tanks are only $20. 100% cotton, well made with “Read, Lead, Succeed!”  Shop at our StarStyle® Store: https://www.starstyleradio.com/store

 

 

LINKS YOU CAN USE FOR BE THE STAR YOU ARE!®

 

Positive Results: http://www.bethestaryouare.org/positive-results

About Us: http://www.bethestaryouare.org/about_us

Programs: http://www.bethestaryouare.org/programs

How to Help: http://www.bethestaryouare.org/how-to-help

Blog:http://www.bethestaryouare.org/blog

Events:http://www.bethestaryouare.org/events

Contact us: http://www.bethestaryouare.org/contact

Paypal Giving Fund:https://www.paypal.com/us/webapps/mpp/search-cause?charityId=1504&s=3

GREAT NON PROFITS REVIEWS: http://greatnonprofits.org/reviews/be-the-star-you-are-inc/

 

CELEBRATE FATHER’S DAY with JOY!

 

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To all of the men who have given their c

To all of the men who have given their children the opportunity to grow with lover, confidence, and respect. We salute all dedicated fathers anf thank you for your sacrifices. Happy Daddy’s DAY! http://ow.ly/yV2L30kxepP http://ow.ly/i/GeK1f http://ow.ly/i/GeK27 http://ow.ly/i/GeK3J

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Amazing Grace

“Grace is what picks me up and lifts my wings high above and I fly! Grace always conquers! Be graceful in everything; in anger, in sadness, in joy, in kindness, in unkindness, retain grace with you!” 

C. JoyBell C.

What is grace? Is it as the dictionary defines the noun as smooth movement or goodwill? Is it politeness or a divine allotment of talent or blessing? Host Joven Hundal tackles this ethereal subject with grace! Brand new reporter, Siri Phaneendra describes her life with dancing the Bharatnatyam. She says that “with my hand gestures, I can depict anything from a lion to the feeling of superiority to a lotus or even an elephant.” Siri shares information about her nonprofit, You and I that provides services for terminally ill children and her A.I. app. Joven reads two chapters about grace, both written by Cynthia’s. Cynthia Cheong wrote a chapter for the forthcoming book, Be the Star You Are! Millennials to Boomers, and Cynthia Brian wrote the chapter for the original book in the series, Everyday brings opportunities for grace — open your heart and let grace shine in. 

Bio: 

Siri Phaneendra is 15 years old and is currently a junior in Dublin, California. 

Siri is a professionally trained Bharatanatyam dancer, an Indian classical dance. She fell in love with this form of dance at the age of five and since then, her journey of life revolves around dancing. She has performed Bharatnatyam on TV and many other public venues. In addition to her passion for dancing, Siri enjoys playing musical instruments, including guitar, piano, and clarinet. She is also a student in the Engineering and Design Academy at her high school. During her freshman year, she was placed in the top three in the Alameda County Science and Engineering Fair for creating an artificial-intelligence facial recognition security app. 

To give back to the community, Siri founded You and I Give, an organization that provides services and raises funds for terminally ill and special needs children. In her current project, Siri is in the process of raising funds for the terminally ill children in George Mark Children’s House in order to provide financial support to cover patients’ costs of hydrotherapy sessions, bereavement for families, and medical devices.

Siri wants to pursue her dream of being an entrepreneur. She is also the founder and CEO of a stealth start-up business. She is in the process of starting an e-commerce company that enables people to express their love to their loved ones in a tangible, personalized, and comical way. 

Listen at Voice America Kids Network: https://www.voiceamerica.com/episode/107665/the-gift-of-grace

BTSYA IS A TOP ON PROFIT!

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Make a DONATION through PAYPAL GIVING FUND and PAYPAL with 100% going to BTSYA with NO FEES:  https://www.paypal.com/fundraiser/charity/1504

Check our Book Reviews at our literacy partner, The Reading Tub: https://thereadingtub.org/books/be-the-star-you-are/

May newsletter: http://hosted.verticalresponse.com/672296/50aa996a0b/288055965/bbd34d3431/

#StartWithaSmile at https://smile.amazon.com/ch/94-3333882 and Amazon donates to Be The Star You Are, Inc..

Shop. Earn. Give! Use Giving Assistant to earn cash back at 1800+ popular online stores, then donate a percentage to BTSYA: https://givingassistant.org/np#be-the-star-you-are-inc

Discount Software, Digital content. Ebooks, Games: www.humblebundle.com/store?partner=1504&charity=1504

Express Yourself! Teen Radio is produced by Cynthia Brian of Starstyle Productions, llc as an outreach program of Be the Star You Are! charity. To make a tax-deductible donation to keep this positive youth programming broadcasting weekly to international audiences, visit http://www.bethestaryouare.org. Dare to care!

For all the latest news on what teens are talking about on Express Yourself! Teen Radio embed this code into your blogs and websites http://www.voiceamerica.com/jwplayer/HostPlayer.html?showid=2014

Listen to all broadcasts at ITUNES:https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/express-yourself!/id481894121?mt=2

Be the Star You Are!® charity. Every Season is for Giving. https://www.paypal.com/fundraiser/charity/1504

Links you can use for Be the Star You Are!®

Positive Results: http://www.bethestaryouare.org/positive-results

About Us: http://www.bethestaryouare.org/about_us

Programs: http://www.bethestaryouare.org/programs

How to Help: http://www.bethestaryouare.org/how-to-help

Blog: http://www.bethestaryouare.org/blog

Events: http://www.bethestaryouare.org/events

GREAT NON PROFITS REVIEWS: http://greatnonprofits.org/reviews/be-the-star-you-are-inc/

Contact us: http://www.bethestaryouare.org/contact

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Are you traveling this summer? By car, t

Are you traveling this summer? By car, train, plane, or boat? Join Cynthia Brian and Heather Brittany LIVE as they offer tips and tricks to a better vacation. 4-5pm Pt on StarStyle Radio, where the fun begins! http://ow.ly/Oi1r30kug2x http://ow.ly/i/G9JF5

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