I graduated from UNC Charlotte with a BA in Religious History with an emphasis in early Christian origins. I have spent my adult life as an amateur philosopher and avid student of the academic side of Christian origins. My interest in philosophy has led me to observing human behavior, especially as it relates to personal fulfillment and achieving success. It is my mission to help dreamers understand how to become doers. By understanding a few universal principles those that wish, hope, dream, but never achieve can find the personal success they have always wanted.
If you currently do not utilize the free social media services I would encourage you to rethink your strategy. It’s not only a great way to connect, but search engines give your page more credibility-SEO. So here are mine, just click on the link in red and it will take you straight off to my pages:
I’ve never been much of a risk taker, so I totally identify with this. Sometimes it’s hard to get out of my comfort zone. I’m comfortable there!
But when I try something new, branch out, and reach higher than I thought I could, life can be so much more rewarding.
Sure, there’s a chance of failure. But if I don’t try, I’ll never know. If I don’t climb the mountain, I’ll never see the stunning view.
My husband and I have tried to teach this lesson to our daughters. When Mackenzie and Talee were little, we encouraged them to try new foods, make new friends, and play different sports.
Now that they’re older, we support the girls in their decisions to travel and experience the world. We’ve always tried to instill a sense of adventure and a zest for life. That happens when they push the limits and go beyond…
This week’s writer is one I am really happy to introduce. Firstly, he helped me set up my web page (no, not true, he set it up for me – I’m clueless) and we read each other’s books way, way back when I was still new to social media. He held my hand every step of the way.
The book Tom’s chosen to showcase in this guest blog is one I’ve read and I liked it so much that I bought the second in the series as well. Having been married twice to men who have also served in the forces, it was like getting a peep into what really goes on behind the scenes ‘among the boys’. Girls get curious about these things you know.
A Life of Choice West Germany April 1992
“Thanks, mate,” I said, accepting a bottle of beer from one of my soldiers.
Oh good grief! When I started this little A-Z challenge I don’t think I really thought it through well. I’m laughing at myself now because it’s only day 4 and who wants to admit these damn words?
Delusional: having false or unrealistic beliefs or opinions –Yep, I had false and unrealistic beliefs of my life. I believed my life was good for the most part. I believed I was truly helping people who needed me. I believed someone loved me when they told me they loved me. I believed I was put here to help others regardless of what it did to me. I believed my needs, wants, hurts, disappointments, even successes were not as important as yours. Oh good Lord was I delusional!
Denial:disbelief in the existence or reality of a thing – Yep, I lived in denial. I did not believe how…
So I wanted to do something different Thursday which was to share the link of a blogger you enjoy following that you think others would enjoy also. It seems to be working nicely so I’m going to continue the post via the link below.
Be sure to visit the other links and meet some great bloggers. I’ll also be running the standard Meet and Greet so check that out as well.
todays been good. my pa came this morning. as usual she was early, i was barely awake when she arrived. that was ok though, i’m used to her being early by now. if she was late i’d be shocked. i had breakfast, i kinda didnt stick to my healthy foods today, i had sausage and hash browns that needed to be used up so i got her to cook those for me. then i got in the shower while she started cleaning. she vacumed, mopped the floors, made the bed, cleaned the kitchen, etc. all while i was showering, getting my hair dried etc. lol we make a great team. we chatted then for a while. we mostly chatted about dogs. she is a huge dog lover and well so am i and we just chatted about our dogs. then i got her to go to the store for me…
I am going to recycle this post from day-to-day and allow readers to leave links to their post in the comments. I’ll be using this in 2 ways: 1. create link share posts, and 2. each day I’ll randomly pick one blog and reblog it to my readers.
Here are the basic rules:
Leave a link in the comments
The time stamp on the comment MUST be for that day. So you have to leave a comment each day!
It’s that easy!
I’ll pick each day based on the time stamp with the daily winner reblogged the following day. Be sure to check back and leave a link daily!
***Please no sexual content, profane language or graphic content.
Have you ever wondered why so many people blog? I ponder the world of blogging daily as I answer emails and comments and the online world intrigues me. Why do we participate in this activity. What is it about publishing posts and interacting with others virtually that is so appealing?
As I sat this morning staring at the ocean and drinking my coffee I can’t help but wonder if it is some combination of safety, release and escape.
By safety I am referencing how difficult it is these days to truly know you can trust people in the real world. I could be wrong, but in this age it is becoming increasingly more difficult to know if people can be trusted.
By release I mean having the freedom to purge the soul with complete freedom; free of the chains of reservation.
And, lastly, by escape I am referring to getting away from the “real” world and entering the virtual world of blogging. The blogosphere seems to be much more accepting of different, flawed, wounded, injured, etc. than the offline world.
Personally, I like having the freedom to purge my brain and controlling exactly what I say exactly how I want to say it. I don’t get this freedom in the real world where I constantly think before I speak, hesitate and hedge my thoughts.