Thinking vs Knowing

A thinking thought for today! “There’s a difference in thinking you are a champion and knowing that you are.” Matthew McConaughey What is the difference? Is it because you hold a title? A young mother fights breast cancer and becomes cancer-free. She is a champion. She knows what she has overcome and does not needContinue reading “Thinking vs Knowing”

How are you?

Do you ask this question to others? “Hi Jane, How are you today?” It is a simple question as part of our greeting and not an in-depth question many may need to answer. As schools returned to face to face, businesses are trying to maintain without workers due to no applicants, and companies are tryingContinue reading “How are you?”

Blame Game

“Get rid of all bitterness, rage, anger, harsh words, and slander, as well as all types of malicious behavior.” Ephesians 4:31 Blaming others is a way of putting people down, so naturally, it is also a great way to push people instead away! Placing blame creates a dangerous environment where there is no trust. EveryoneContinue reading “Blame Game”

Thursday Thoughts

I enjoy reading, learning, and always stretching myself to find solutions to share with others. Leadership is essential in supporting growth in every aspect of life. We want to grow in our personal life, faith, family, work, and community. I am sharing information from Bill Dodd and his insights. The resource for his post isContinue reading “Thursday Thoughts”

Building Core Values

Organizations are made up of individuals. Individuals within every organization and workplace come with a set of values. However, as we join together to accomplish a mission, core values must become the foundation of the practices we use every day to perform our work and conduct ourselves. We have lists of values and beliefs inContinue reading “Building Core Values”

Thoughts to ask, Think it Through

Today is a new day! A gift to unwrap full of opportunities! What will it bring today? It begins with the choices I make to start the journey today that leads the way. As we set out each day in our life journey, our purposes drive us to achieve as we move toward our destination.Continue reading “Thoughts to ask, Think it Through”

I can’t believe I made that mistake!

“Can we pray for the family of Betty Smith? She passed away last night.” The congregation begins to pray as the church doors open in the back. You guessed it! It was Betty Smith! I had no choice but to say, “Amen, it is a miracle! Betty is alive!” This seemed, at the moment, theContinue reading “I can’t believe I made that mistake!”

Millions of Moments, Memories of Lifetime

“This was us on bus 36,” read the post along with a TikTok clip. The memories came back to me, not clearly but enough to bring a smile and a reply. I am blessed to have several former students from both districts I served, along with their parents, as friends. It provides me with giftsContinue reading “Millions of Moments, Memories of Lifetime”

Tell us Thursday! No, I don’t think so!

“Take these test papers home and have a parent sign them. Bring them back and place on my desk tomorrow. Make sure your parents go over these tests with you.” Sally took her test paper from the teacher and saw the big red F. It was math, and she was not doing so well afterContinue reading “Tell us Thursday! No, I don’t think so!”