Lessons From the Grave (Part 5 of 5)

As promised, today’s article is the last in the series of Wisdom for Life and Business. As I close it will be my honor to share with you the poem I wrote for and read for Tommy’s funeral. Let’s get right to it. Here’s Life Wisdom Lesson no. 23. 23. KEEP THE MAIN THING THE…

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Lessons from the Grave (Part 4)

(On to Life Wisdom Lesson no. 15. Again my words will reflect the power of faith. As was last week, read on only if this isn’t offensive to you- as it is never my intention to offend, only to benefit and encourage.) 15. PRAYER CHANGES THINGS The day after we arrived in California we felt…

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Lessons from the Grave (Part 3)

(Please remember I am a woman of faith. This article reflects that. If such will offend you, please don’t feel obligated to read on.) As I review last week’s article I realize the lessons I’ve shared thus far were realized by the first or second day we were in California. So much happened by this…

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Lessons From the Grave (Part 2)

As I come to you again with more Life Wisdom lessons which either sprang forth from losing Tommy or were reinforced in the tragedy, I still find unbelief in the words as I type. Not in the lessons, for they are timeless and what got us through the pain, but in the reality f it…

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Lessons From the Grave

The title of this article is intended to get your attention. I pray it did so. I would have preferred to title it Wisdom That Makes Life Easier and Business Better- It’s Found In All Places and Can Be Applied in The Same. Obviously that would have been too long and the odds are high…

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How To Find Happiness In 1 Minute or Less

I just found a ziplock bag full of the combs my mom used to wear in her hair. (When you lose someone you love, you tend to keep everything…) I opened the bag, thinking a familiar scent might rise. As I put my face to the opening, an even greater blessing than I had anticipated…

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What Do You Think Of People?

“You can’t do it all yourself. Don’t be afraid to rely on others to help you accomplish your goals.” ~Oprah Winfrey “If you fall, I’ll be there.” ~ The floor “You’re the same person today that you’ll be 5 years from now… except for two things- the books you read and the people you meet.”…

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Things You Must Give to Others if You Want to Achieve Successful Friendships

Part 4, Friendships: A series about friendships and how they relate to your success. Give Your Friends Your Passion There is nothing this world needs more than passionate people. We all benefit from having passionate people around us. Living in this day and age can be tiring. The hustle and bustle of it all can…

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Friends Don’t Let Friends Pursue Goals Alone!

Don’t like to work towards your goals alone? If you find yourself avoiding a behavior that will help you and muttering the words, “I don’t like doing ____ alone,” you are letting the motivation assassinator of surroundings or social influence get you. Find a buddy. Having somebody else there, on the road to you achieving…

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DO YOU UNDERSTAND THE WORDS THAT ARE COMIN’ OUT OF MY MOUTH?!

Remember this: when we know how to communicate well, arguments and disagreements are less likely to happen. When arguments and disagreements are less likely, so is the stress-response they cause. And stress is a killer, so we want to learn to communicate well! Learn to listen. Communication is not one direction. It goes both ways.…

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