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I am a perennial optimist
I Am Becoming the Me I Was Born To BeAs I journey through this part of my life I have discovered my next mountain. The key is to be the me I want to be in the world, as my gift back to God.
- To give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul
- Thankful for my husband
- Here we are: Thanksgiving’s coming
- Where were you when our President died?
- Soup: Sweet Potato and some veggies n fruit etcs
- Are you at the edge of a cliff?
- Are you worried?
- Lessons: when and where
- Strength for my journey is always within reach
- The latest news: a math movement
- Which people feed your spirit? What nourishes you?
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Normally when I set up my work schedule, which means which student I tutor when, the schedule remains fairly predictable. So far this year, that has not been the case. As a matter of fact, over the course of the … Continue reading
What did this past week make you say>? Did you have some specific goals in mind when the week began? Did you have a list of things to do? If so, was it written or mental? Was it long or … Continue reading
How can I gain perspective? Yes, of course I can de-clutter, organize my time, write, blog, and exercise. I can focus on what is important and let the rest go. We all know that. What are other ways to gain … Continue reading
I have been pondering the shifting sands of life lately. I have given a lot of thought to new directions and paths. I have come to realize, no I have come to remember something important about myself. Perhaps it is … Continue reading
I am sure you have seen the programs, articles, or books about de-cluttering. You know the usual advice: “Separate into 3 separate piles what you are going to throw away, what you are going to give away, and what is … Continue reading
”Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.” ― Mother Teresa. I think there is so much wisdom in that quote. It can be overwhelming to consider how to live your … Continue reading
“What you do today can improve all your tomorrows.”~ Ralph Marston. Some days and weeks are so busy for me. This month has been a series of days like that. As a result I have lost my plan! I drive … Continue reading
For tutors this is a busy time of year. No Child Left Behind Tests (Called AIMS in AZ) are in progress. Finals loom on the horizon in about 6 weeks. My current students are hard at work, and I am … Continue reading
There are days that I think simply ARE hallelujah days. Days when it seems there is reason to have a joyful spirit. Today is Thursday. I love Thursdays…it is a day when I take stock of the week thus far. … Continue reading
Ok. Let me preface everything I am going to say with the absolute fact that I am moved beyond measure by every blogger I read. The posts, the poetry, the photographs, the Scriptural teachings, the outlooks on life…. just as … Continue reading
Today when my husband was on his computer he noticed that a number of my posts had some embedded advertisement videos in them. He asked why I had put them there. Of course, I hadn’t. When I logged into wordpress … Continue reading
Do you work too much or too little?. Can I say both? There are some things I spend too much time doing (at times my regular work)—and some things I work at too little—(keeping things organized and systemized at home). … Continue reading
I stumbled upon a method to get some of my files organized. For a long time, I was thinking like a secretary/office manager. I would put various papers into file folders and stick them in a file cabinet. Of course, … Continue reading
I love to browse at the Goodwill store. You never know what you will find. The other day I stopped in to make a donation. After I had done that I made a quick stop inside the store to see … Continue reading
Try to think about nothing: what happens?.I did manage to think of nothing for a little bit. I was like stretching out on my back in a canoe and just floating. For awhile it was so relaxing it was like … Continue reading
Do you find yourself just going through the motions day after day? Do you ever feel like you are stuck in a rut? Do you feel overwhelmed by life? I do—quite often these days. With all of the health issues … Continue reading
What keeps you up at night?. A few things keep me up at night. The main thing is the sleeplessness that apparently is the hallmark of my menopausal life. Sigh. I would love to sleep every night, but sometimes I … Continue reading
Topic #21 Here’s today’s topic idea, brought to you by Plinky.com: What’s the single most important thing you accomplished in 2010? And how do you plan to top it in 2011 (perhaps by completing your blogging challenge!). I can answer … Continue reading
Topic #20 What’s the most important thing you’re putting off? And why haven’t you done it yet? What do you need to make it happen? I would say that the most important thing is having my files (especially expenses) organized … Continue reading