Poor bitches – what did I do wrong – I work so hard and yet I am poor. This was a Face book entry. I reacted by offering to mentor the person who clearly wanted to change their situation. My offer was met with disdain – I was rebuked by her friend for my audacity… Continue reading Who do YOU take advice from?
Last weekend I attended our Network's Super Regional. Friday evening was just for the leaders in the business. What an amazing evening! Our Platinum Presidential challenged us. Three months with NO negativity. Why? Because there are power in our thoughts and our spoken words! This is what she said: Every time you open your mouth,… Continue reading No Negativity Challenge
As I'm sitting here typing, my issues and problems suddenly seem SO insignificant. I have just found out that a friend of mine has leukemia and that the doctors gave her three months. Don't get me wrong. I know that in your situation your problems always seem the biggest. And that the last thing you… Continue reading Sadness
Have you ever felt invisible? Like you really don't matter? As I'm sitting here, typing, I'm remembering all the times that I am there for people. Really there. You can call me day or night - if it is within my power to help you, no matter how inconvenient the time is for me, I'll… Continue reading When you feel INVISIBLE
Why is it that in some homes one person ends up doing all the work? And trust me, it's not always the woman either. Men and women should share the workload equally - that is, if they share the responsibility to raise an income equally. In our marriage it has always worked like this: If… Continue reading You are not a Cleaning Machine!
As I am sitting here typing, I have (almost) sorted out every room in the house. (The craft room remains a challenge.) And I started thinking ... Dangerous, I know. When I was much younger, I was a slob (maybe the post title should be confessions of an ex-slob :-). My room was always a… Continue reading Time to get Organized!
So Mother's Day is nearly upon us. For those of you who forgot, it's the 12th of May ... I'm looking at this from (believe it or not) three perspectives. One: I am not a mother. Not by choice. I try to avoid the church services where they 'celebrate Mother's Day and every Mother gets… Continue reading To Mom, with Love