9 Bad Work Habits-and How to Break Them
*In the spirit of trying manage my time better, I found this article. This is just about my own stuff at work! Trying to be better about how I invest my time!* Stressed out? Overworked? It might surprise you to learn that your job isn’t solely to blame for your office woes. Chances are, you’re engaging in a few-or more!-bad work habits that could be impeding your performance or...
The Reverse Missionary
*I read this a while ago and have wanted to share it! Thank you Alise for sharing this message with me. And now I share it with you, my friends. When I start thinking about missionaries, I think about people are sharing Jesus with people. A missionary is someone who knows the gospel message and whose life goal it is to tell that life-giving message to anyone who will listen. I’ve been in the...
DID YOU KNOW 111,000 children in the US are waiting to be adopted.– (via advocate127)
Sounds from my childhood… train ‘em young. train ‘em well!!!
Selfishness or Simply Takin’ Care of Myself?
So it was brought to my attention that, recently, many of the things that I have been saying or posting publicly (FB and Twitter) have all been based around “self”. Since this conversation sparked a wonderful discussion, it really made me think about my intentions and what I have been posting. How do these posts effect other people in my life? How are they being interpreted? It...
saoranaighnatodhchai asked: You have such an adorable kid! From which country is he from?
Time is really flying by. We have been a family for 2 years. I remember thinking how far away 2 years was 2 years ago. I know that when I look at my other friends who have adopted internationally, I look at how long they have been a family and measure, have they lived more days with them or in their birth country? When I applied measuring stick this to K, I always thought—“WOW! He will be 4...
“If we merely try to impress people and get people interested in us, we will never have many true, sincere friends. Friends, real friends, are not made that way.”
Conversation about "dunder" clouds
Scenario: In the car on the way home from a rainy day! K: Mommy, are those dunder clouds? Me: Yes baby! And what do THunder clouds do? K: They make loud sounds and crash us! M: Crash us? K: Yes! Dunder and lightning are loud and bright and can crash us! M: Konjo, thunder clouds can be loud, but they won’t crash us! K: They could though maybe. They can be scary but we...
Acceptance Speech Gold
“To me this award means a lot because it shows that the human element of making music is what is most important. Singing into a microphone and learning to play an instrument and learning to do your craft, that’s the most important thing for people to do. It’s not about being perfect, it’s not about sounding absolutely correct, it’s not about what goes on in a computer, it’s about what goes on in...