Stop judging your life decisions. I was going to be gentle today but decided that someone else needed to know what I have just learned in the same way that I learned it. You are welcome. Life decisions are not meant to be judged but to be appreciated for the lessons that they teach us. … More Was It Really Wasted Time?
I have really gotten into baking the last few years or so. I went through a period when I would make brownies with walnuts. Just thinking about it makes my mouth water. I learned that cutting into the brownies too early could affect the entire batch. Cut too early and the moist chocolatey goodness would … More Patience in the Process
The most challenging part of starting over is learning something new. We judge our present ability to do our new job based on our past experience with our old job. We beat ourselves up for missing a step in our new process as quickly and as efficiently as we did when we audited our old … More Embrace the New
Last year an admin from one of the many groups that I am a part of asked a question that I soon regretted and savored answering. The question was, “If you hadn’t given up on IT, (whatever it is), where would you be today?” I was having a pretty bold and transparent moment, so I … More Have You Finished What You Started? (My500)
As I prepare for this final day I am flooded with a world of emotions. I wonder what will come of this moment. Will I remember this day? Will it have the same significance years from now? Turning the page on another chapter in my life means more than a new beginning. It is my … More Turning the Corner
I think all children challenge their parents from time to time. If we as parents are honest we were guilty of giving our parents a run for their money in parenting skills, too. May God have mercy on you if you have a child that does some of the same things that you did as … More Parenting Like God (Showing Love)