Learning from your mistakes and moving on

So I lost my iPhone 5 (which I had for a mere 3 weeks) about a month ago and have been in self-imposed punishment since (I’m now using a 3G piece of junk (POJ).  Since I’m no longer working out of the home full-time and this is the 2nd iPhone I’ve lost in the last two…

Congress and the President Need to Own it

Owning how you feel and the state of your situation (and how you got there) will make life much more sane for you and those all around you.  It allows you to be in the best frame of mind to find solutions.  Otherwise you get mired in finger-pointing and blame which, last time I checked,…

Banana bread

Life is about unexpected events interrupting your plans whether they are plans for your day, your career or your life.  How you handle those interruptions is a pretty good indicator of how successful you’ll be in achieving your personal passions, professional growth or personal life. Ever since the tree fell on our house 3 years…

Encouragement through Prayer and Music

I wasn’t exposed prayer (or Jesus) as a way-of-life until marrying my husband 11 years ago. Since then, however, I’ve grown in my faith with the help of my church, 4th Presbyterian, and my personal walk with the Lord through reading his Word (I only do the NIV – New International Version – since its easier…

A small step now will help you meet your long-term goals

Personal sanity exists where you are right now, between where you’ve been and where you’re going, but how you might ask? Focusing on something small (clearing out my basement) will move me incrementally toward my personal goal (of living closer to the water with my family) will give you satisfaction that will energize you for…