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Acknowledgement of Others

Tuesday, September 28, 2010      0 comments

Sometimes we have to be sure that what we are doing is for us and not others. We cannot find happiness trying to please other people. We must know what it is that we want to do and why we want to do it. Looking for acknowledgement from others an... Read more

We are smarter than our thoughts!

Monday, September 27, 2010      1 comments

The reason that we can resist temptation is that we are smarter than our thoughts. Our thoughts are just a part of us. Have you ever told anyone, "hey, you are smarter than you think you are!" Of course you have! Well, it's true. We are smarter ... Read more

God is good!

Saturday, September 18, 2010      0 comments

Things just keep getting better and better. As I approach 50 in a few months, I am learning so much from my past experiences in life. I am learning patience, contentment, and how to be truly happy. I have opportunities in all areas of my life to... Read more

In The Moment....

Tuesday, September 14, 2010      1 comments

We are continuously in the moment. Some moments are filled with joy where we laugh, some moments are filled with sorrow and we cry. Sometimes we just have to just let go...with laughter or tears. Emotions can't be held in. We need to let it out.... Read more

Hump Day

Wednesday, September 08, 2010      1 comments

There is something about hump day that gets me tired. I know that once we get over the hump we are supposed to be rejuvinated but every Wednesday night, I am exhausted...especially on a holiday week when we are off on Mondays! Today was especial... Read more

Do Things for God

Saturday, September 04, 2010      1 comments

Why do we do what we do? I find myself amazed of the plans I have for me versus what I actually get accomplished. I have lists and notes and goals that I want to achieve, but when I have time to get some of them done, I don't get them done. ... Read more

Self-Motivation - It's Amazing!

Monday, August 23, 2010      3 comments

If someone would have told me 10 or 15 years ago, that I could make myself happy, I would have probably cried in disgust and pity that I had let myself down because I wasn't happy and it was all my fault. I would have blamed me for not being hap... Read more

Friday!

Friday, July 02, 2010      2 comments

Friday's are one of my favorite days. The anticipation of the weekend and possibly getting some things done, relaxing a little and spending time with family and friends really excites me. Even better is the fact that I am off next week. We are g... Read more

What is the definition of a set back?

Wednesday, June 30, 2010      5 comments

How do we define set backs? I am not sure I want to call surgery a set back but it definitely poses issues when you are out of your normal routine where you can't exercise like you have been doing and can't eat the same foods for a while. It's b... Read more

Weathering the Storms

Monday, June 07, 2010      4 comments

Discipline is something that some people have a difficult time with. Call it willpower, determination, stick-to-it-ness or whatever, it doesn't seem to be a constant thing and it doesn't come naturally for many people. If one decides to be disci... Read more

Don't wait

Thursday, June 03, 2010      1 comments

Are you waiting on something or someone to make you happy? Are you tired and down because you don't believe that life is going your way? Do you drag out of bed, go to work looking forward to going home and then just let the days and nights just ... Read more

Taking time to regroup

Tuesday, June 01, 2010      2 comments

It has been a hectic day but fortunately I have been able to eat right so far. However, I knew that I needed to take a second to log into Spark so I could get my daily motivation. And it worked! I was getting overwhelmed with work and hunger pai... Read more

One Nation Under God

Monday, May 31, 2010      1 comments

We all canít serve our country by going off to war. However, there are many other ways to serve. Each of us have unique and special talents. Each of us have strengths we can use to help others in our country and to keep our freedoms we have. ... Read more

The weekend is getting closer...

Thursday, May 27, 2010      1 comments

So it's another weekend. Well, not really. It's a long weekend for some. People will be cooking, traveling and paying tribute for those who have served for our great country. What will do you do this weekend? Make plans now to spend time with fa... Read more

A Chance To Be Better

Wednesday, May 26, 2010      2 comments

Mornings are awesome! It's like having another chance to improve. To do things better than the day before. Yesterday was a hard one for me. I am on medication and believe I am having a reaction to it. I had to go home and stay in the bed which w... Read more


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