Author Archives: Kate Kresse

About Kate Kresse

I love to write, I love to talk, I love to uplift people when I can. I am a woman in love with life. I am a wife, mom, tutor, writer, and I am a perennial optimist. (OK not every single minute but you get the point! :-)

What is a true measure of success

I remember when I was helping someone work through feelings of inadequacy. He had a few successful semesters of community college. Then he moved to another town to transfer to a 4 year college. The first semester away, he failed … Continue reading

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ramblin rose: music makes you remember

A few years ago, I posted a memory I have of my parents and their pink and black Rambler they had when I was a kid. My brother was asking about that today, so I am telling the story again. … Continue reading

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When you choose to live based on God’s direction

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When you choose to live based on God’s direction

When you choose to live based on what God says, and not on what others say, you can live with confidence and security built on the rock. He loves you. He has a plan and a path for you. He … Continue reading

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The best ideal of beauty

Our media and society are full of what beautiful is.  But do you know what? Most of them are false, aren’t they? If our eyes saw souls, hearts, devotion, and constancy ~ instead of the outer shell, we would see … Continue reading

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Grit: it is one of the big topics

What are the keys to success? Oh there are so many. There are even many different definitions of success, aren’t there? Grit, though, is the topic of of Amanda Duckworth’s book, Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance. Grit includes … Continue reading

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At work and at rest: Harmony

It isn’t just work life balance. We do hear that all the time, don’t we? As if we can do one then the other sequentially and within our control. I will tell you this: it is the harmony and timing … Continue reading

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