I read a statistic today that listed the fact that a person receives 120 hours of criticism each year of their life, compared to 20 minutes of praise. How does this fact make you want to change? It made me want to change the world, one kind word at a time.
I am content.
Was learning cursive really necessary?
The first testicular guard, the “Cup,” was used in Hockey in 1874 and the first helmet was used in 1974. That means it only took a hundred years for men to realize that their brain is also important.
I love the sense of camaraderie when an entire line of cars team up to prevent a jerk from cutting in at the front. Stay strong, brothers and sisters!
You don’t judge a man by what he has; you judge a man by what he can live without. ~Rev. Billy Grahm
Bad decisions make good stories
Can we just agree to ignore anything that comes after Blue-ray? I don’t want to restart my collection all over…..again.
You never know when it will strike, but there comes a moment when you know that you just aren’t going to do anything productive for the rest of the day.
Obiuaries would be a lot more intersiting if they told you how the person died.
How the hell are you supossed to fold a fitted sheet anyway?
I totally take back all those times I didn’t want to nap when I was younger.
I feel there is a great need for a sarcasm font.
If Mapquest and Google maps could just start their directions at number five; that would be great, I’m pretty sure I know how to get out of my sub.
Nothing sucks more than that moment during an argument when you realize you’re wrong.
I’m always slightly terrified when I exit out of Word and it asks me if I want to save any changes to my ten-page technical report that I swear I did not make any changes to.
Whenever I see two swans I am reminded of how elegant and beautiful love can be. But then I see a single swan, and I am saddened by the reminder that this elegant species mate for life. Now; they have lost their love and will continue missing them until they themselves pass. Love is beautiful. … More Love
We all have that day when we are knocked down with bad thinking, grumpiness, crabbiness, moodiness, call it what you want; you know what I’m talking about. You’re basically stuck, rolling around like a pig in the mud. Only you’re not a pig, you’re a human. And for the most part, we don’t enjoy rolling … More Stinkin’ thinkin’
Sometimes I’ll look down at my watch three consecutive times and still not know what time it is.
I disagree with Kay Jewelers; I would bet on any given Friday or Saturday night there are more kisses that begin with Miller Lite than Kay.
“What makes a river so restful to people is that it doesn’t have any doubt- it is sure to get where it is going, and it doesn”t want to go anywhere else”
In recent events of turning forty-five, I’ve decided to update my bitmoji. Let’s face it none of us are 25 anymore nor do we live life behind a snap-chat beauty filter; so I’ve decided that the forehead wrinkle needed to be updated! Oh sure I know it’s February; like I said, I was still embracing!
Even under ideal conditions people have trouble locating their car keys in a pocket, finding their cell phone, and Pinning the Tail on the Donkey – but I’d bet everyone can find and push the snooze button from 3 feet away, in about 1.7 seconds, eyes closed, first time, every time.
My church has been doing a series on anxiety over the past few weeks and as Christians, how we are to cope, deal, or address it. You can seek a counseling, you can even seek additional help with medication and a doctor monitoring that, what you cannot do; is be alone. We are never alone … More Anxiety, Pt II
She sits with her guitar on the roof beneath the sun. She sings because she can, it is what she does and what she loves. Some songs are full of love, others upbeat, but the sad songs are where she finds defeat. She sings for you; she sings for me, but only she knows how … More Her melody
She has love of country music in her heart, and she’s ready to dance anytime. When she reveals her smile you want to be the one responsible for making it appear. The world is at her feet only she doesn’t know it yet, but when she does; that million dollar smile will be hers for … More That smile
Getting her to be serious has often shown its frustration. Her way of living is just that, HERS! She has a fire that lies within her that is slowly starting to burn; when the flames reach high and embers smolder the world will be hers for the taking. ❤️ my beautiful Gabrielle.<<<< gt;<< p>
She smiles at her surroundings but is reserved with great care, she takes in more than you see and gives only what she wants you to know. But if she lets you in, for you are the lucky one, she will give you her everything. ❤️my beautiful niece<< p>
He pulled his dress pants from the dryer, it was Tuesday, Tuesday morning, he thought, one more day. I made it one more day. The static shock was so profound it actually hurt. “God Dammit”! He cursed loudly! He never cursed, not like that, most definitely not in front of her, especially using the Lords … More The flowers died on Monday. Part 2
She moved in with her Dad after I got married, she wanted time with Dad. She had been with me since the divorce at age eleven. I would never stop that. We are a mere four miles apart and tonight was family dinner night, here’s a small glimpse into a little moment that meant the … More It’s the small things.
She can sparkle and she can shine, her eyes will be the culprit of stealing your time. But heed my warning on how you feel, for if you’re not careful it is your heart she will steal. ❤️ my beautiful niece.
This anxiety is overwhelming- it takes over their minutes – it will take over their hours if allowed- it will even erase full days. They turn their cheek every chance they get- but they know it’s there lurking around the corner and now it has brought fear along too! It has brought fear because they … More Anxiety
It’s what he anticipated, but they lasted much longer then he thought. It figures it was Monday, his first day back to work after everything. He wasn’t quite ready to face his co-workers yet. Their families had been difficult enough, work is a long eight hour day with the same people five days a week. … More The flowers died on Monday
Sometimes I become so discourage (self inflicted I know) You want your blog to reach the skies, gain followers, have other writers liking your posts, and the ever earth shattering RE-BLOG!!! But how many times we sit between the forty hour work week and the home life of parent, spouse, maid, cook, mechanic! You know … More 20 (twenty) minutes
I am reposting my piece “Word of the year” 2017 My word of the year 2017 Why? In hopes that while I do my internal research on myself and yet another year that was graced to me by God as I seek to find this years word, I hope you take the time to learn … More It’s that time again
My sister told me about a book she finished reading and said it was definitely something I should read. It’s title, Blessed by Less by Susan V. Vogt. I’m always working on getting rid of things but I still suffer from the ol’ “Ohh I may need that someday”. Now don’t misunderstand me, this book … More Clutter to clarity
Once a mistake, always a regret with a heavy thought. Always dwelling upon it, doing the ever wondering of ‘Have I been forgiven’? The bible reads: “Once God has forgiven you, do not come forthright and ask for forgiveness among-st the same sin. For He does not hear you”. Man that’s tough one to swallow … More My biggest fan is not Jiminy Cricket.
Mark twin once quoted: The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why. Ironically enough; today at church service there was very profound statement made. “When you know your WHY, your WHAT has more impact because you are walking in or towards your … More When you know the Why, you’ll know the What.
I prefer to stay with another bottle of Malbec going through graphite sticks the way a hooker goes through underwear, uh maybe I don’t need another bottle. Okay, I’ll back this up a bit. I’d Prefer to not work for the human man but serve for the spirit of God. I’d prefer not to see … More Prefer (daily prompt)
It’s seems to me that maybe, it pretty much always means no, so don’t tell me you might just let it go. Often times were lazy, it seems to stand in my way, cause no one, no not no one wants to be let down. ~Jack Johnson – Flake
It’s funny how some times you can catch yourself in a certain mood. The mood to dance around the living room to Deep Purples Hush and drive your downstairs neighbors crazy or the mood to become domestic and clean out cupboards, even breaking out the label maker; organize everything you can them make a pork … More Beautiful contentment…
“What if ________, then _______” Whatever your “what if” is, your “then” should always be followed by “God”. May you put your trust forth. #biblestudyladies #bethmoore #keepyourfaith
Embrace the eyes of every souls path you cross, for you need not know what story lies behind them…