Motivational

Take Advantage of someone you love!!

“A problem shared is a problem halved”…. English proverb I am a HUGE fan of the quotes found on church marquees; and recently discovered there are a HUGE number of internet sites devoted just to these quotes!  (though this does kind of disappoint me that MAYBE there isn’t a lone person sitting at a wooden desk… Read More Take Advantage of someone you love!!

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Opportunity doesn’t always knock, sometimes it interrupts…..

        Interrupt: To cause a break or make a break in the continuity of a course, process, condition, etc.        Opportunity: A situation or condition favorable to a goal. Two (2) seemingly unrelated words; except in my world!  I have begun to think of them as going hand in hand.   As most of us begin a new work… Read More Opportunity doesn’t always knock, sometimes it interrupts…..

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Mirror, Mirror….

Reflect:  To think, ponder, meditate; to form an image of (something) by reflection         Project: To show, or express I had decided that I definitely need to work on the PROJECTION of me. During the last few months of the year, I witnessed behaviors in other people that I have been guilty of as well; these… Read More Mirror, Mirror….

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Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day….what does it mean to you? In my “Rainbows, Butterflies, Teddy Bears and Kittens” world it would mean sleeping late, breakfast in bed, a deep muscle massage, (more than 2 squeezes on my shoulders and a “ok, now do me), a laundress and maybe even someone to come in and wash my floor boards.… Read More Mother’s Day

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Essentially You!!!

It’s my fiftieth post—not counting my musings!  So excited I’ve made it this far!  Thanks to all who have read and have not “unsubscribed” from the lack of any recent postings!  I cannot believe it’s been almost 3 MONTHS since my last post!  Though I DO NOT regret the decision to return to work (LOVE… Read More Essentially You!!!

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First and Foremost!!!

Priority: The right to precede others and circumstances in order, rank, privilege, importance, etc.. Recently I was handed what I, in my “everything is an emergency” sometimes way of thinking was considered a “crisis”.  Initially the thought of just how completely unacceptable this was, was so overwhelming I must say I did not RISE to… Read More First and Foremost!!!

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No Longer Lost, now Found…Final Step

Forgive: to cease to blame or hold resentment against.  I don’t believe in “forgive and forget” only because I think you must REMEMBER in order to move forward; we are who we are because of our challenges and obstacles as well as our successes. But I am capable of forgiveness. I HAVE forgiven. How do… Read More No Longer Lost, now Found…Final Step

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Lost but Finding…step 3

Lost but Finding….step 3 Receive: To take into one’s possession “Today’s all about me learning how to receive” (“Receive”-Alanis Morissette).  That’s a mouthful isn’t it?!  For me it is!  This is a MUST learn for me.  I definitely have a problem with receiving without immediately trying to give back.  Sometimes it is necessary to JUST… Read More Lost but Finding…step 3

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Lost but Finding…step 2

Discovery: Get knowledge of, learn of, or find “I once was lost, but now I’m found”, a very recognizable line from a very recognizable song (just in case, Amazing Grace) (random rhyming).  A great mantra for the rediscovery of myself when the realization of not having a clue who I am shook hands and said… Read More Lost but Finding…step 2

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Lost but Finding…step 1

Acceptance: The act of assenting or believing There are times in all of our lives when a new path is shown to us when the only choice we are given is how quickly we embrace the new path and ACCEPT the next phase. Acceptance isn’t always easy; especially if the new path is not one… Read More Lost but Finding…step 1