Which comes first, wisdom or knowledge? Wisdom is built on knowledge. So does that mean you can be both wise and knowledgeable? Then you can't be wise without being knowledgeable. What do you think? Is it the same as an egg before chicken or the chicken before an egg? Knowledge is knowing about something. I … Continue reading Wednesday Wisdom
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Have you ever questioned if you should, could, or would? Is there a voice that tells you not today, maybe tomorrow, but when it becomes tomorrow, you start over? If this sounds like you, you are not alone! How do you overcome this negative talk? One day, each moment and every second of the day … Continue reading Not me, not today, maybe tomorrow
There are days, I believe, some people want to complain. Have you known individuals who are not happy about anything? The message for Monday is as follows:
“The power just went out; I can't see a thing.” “Hang on, I know I have candles somewhere. Oh no, only one match! I hope we can get the candle going with one match. Then we can start the others.” Moving to the country on our own as a young family took a little getting … Continue reading It only takes a spark!
Fall is my favorite season! It is the time of year where you begin to harvest the fruits of your labor as a farmer. Pumpkins, corn, apples, marshmallows and chocolate, scarecrows, and school supplies are the best! The sounds of the shoppers looking for just the right color of a folder, the best bookbag, and … Continue reading Back to School 🍎
Do you find it challenging to have conversations with others? When I say challenging, do they start friendly, and before you know it escalates into an argument, disagreement, or worse? I can expect it maybe at holidays when all of the family crowds into small places and everyone is stressed, but not on a day-to-day … Continue reading Reasonable Conversations
“Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.”~William Buttle Yeats The moment you take your first breath until you take your last, I believe we are learning. The level of our learning depends on what we desire to do. The limitations to learning are the ones we place on … Continue reading Lifelong Learning
I grew up really as an only child. My brother and sister are 16 and 17 years older than me, respectively. I have always said I was a gift from God to make sure someone could help this family. My siblings, especially my sister, did lots of things with me. I think I was like … Continue reading My way, Your way, Our way….
Watching the Open golf tournament with my husband and a player hits the ball, it makes it to the green, it rolls and hits the flag, denying a hole in one. What? Wait a minute. I call interference. That should count. My husband only laughs at me. It is no laughing matter; I am sure … Continue reading Leadership Reset…No Way!
LEADERSHIP Writing each day is a blessing for me. I enjoy each day in finding ways to spark a fire of excitement, light a lesson of inspiration, shine enthusiasm on kindness, plant a seed of hope, and turn a problem into a solution one post at a time. Leadership is daily, 365 days a year, … Continue reading ABC’s to Leadership