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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Look beyond yourself

One reason to do this?
Ephesians 3:20-21 - 20 Glory to God, who is able to do far beyond all that we could ask or imagine by his power at work within us; 21 glory to him in the church and in Christ Jesus for all generations, forever and always. Amen. (CEB)

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

It’s not mutual

A few months ago, I bumped into someone I try to connect with from time to time. With each time we catch-up, I’ve always made the first move. In fact the last time, the person said, or more accurately promised, “I’ll look you up the next time I’m in town.” Well, guess what? Yes, of course, the next time the person was in town, I found out...

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Don't stop pushing!

Last year, I watched an episode of 'Everybody loves Raymond' that had an unusual twist to it.
If you've ever watched any of the episodes, you'll know that the matriarch Marie has a way - actually many motherly and sometimes manipulative ways of pushing her opinions on everyone else. Well this episode was very different - in this one Raymond thanked his mother for pushing.

Thursday, May 7, 2015

You matter

"I have freed myself to put me on the priority list and say, yes, I can make choices that make me happy, and it will ripple and benefit my kids, my husband, and my physical health. That’s hard for women to own; we’re not taught to do that. It’s a lesson that I want to teach my girls so they don’t wait for their "aha" moment until they’re in their 30s like I was (laughs). Maybe they can experience it a little earlier."
Source: Liz Vaccariello. "Michelle Obama's Secrets to a Happy, Healthy Life." 11/2009.