Life Lessons

21 Jul 19
Life & Soul Magazine

Sui (Following), Hexagram 17 – Last seen on 9 June, Sui (Following) brings the lesson that one must lead by example. You must walk your talk in order to both inspire and to be of assistance to others. That means taking the actions that your intuition is guiding you to take. It is in those […]

21 Jul 19
KnowHowToEarn.Com... We Provide, You Decide

by Chris Mohr Your ability to motivate and think for yourself may have been compromised, or even severely damaged, by your schooling, and home environment as a child. An acclaimed teacher in New York City had the following to say regarding what our schools, and society are doing to our children, and also may have […]

21 Jul 19
Glitter and Dog Hair

In posting ’round here lately. My Mom made a snide comment today while I was in the pool that “hasn’t heard much from Glitter and Dog Hair lately…” So here you go Mom… Why have I been MIA – well being back at work is a LOT more involved than I thought it would be. […]

21 Jul 19
slkellydotorg

In the days of yore, before Smartphones and Instagram, as many as 70 children would play heightened games of hide-and-go-seek in my old neighborhood in Wellesley, Massachusetts. Ultimately, those spring and summer afternoons 50 years ago not only framed our childhoods but taught us a myriad of life lessons as time unfolded like shuffling cards. […]

21 Jul 19
Abena Ampofoa Asare

  Efua Sutherland Children’s Park in Accra this day is almost deserted. Under the pavilion, a wonderful woman has organized a “soup kitchen” program for street youth who are gathered together to receive words of wisdom and a meal. Otherwise, this large green space at the center of Accra’s hyper-congestion is almost empty. Brilliantly colored […]

21 Jul 19
going.and.growing

Movie A: Gimme Shelter Gimme shelter was about a teen girl named Apple who clearly has to learn lives hardest lessons, the hard way. In the beginning she lives with her verbally/physically abusive mother who does nothing but put Apple down and tries to manipulate her into taking the path her mother did in life. […]

21 Jul 19
"The Fear of the LORD is the Beginning of Wisdom"

Since we have grandsons who play baseball, this story quickly caught my attention. I soon realized it wasn’t really about baseball at all but about life in general and how we choose to live it. Although I shared this article on our Facebook page earlier this week, I felt it was worthy of posting again. […]

21 Jul 19
Rockanne's Diary

This blog entry is also in my book, but I am copying it to my blog. I feel that there are some important points that you should know. A current version of my book can be seen here: This blog has remained inactive and my updates can be seen in my book. The current version […]

21 Jul 19
Dave Schmittou "It's Like Riding a Bike: How to Make Learning Last a Lifetime"

I have spent my entire life chasing greatness, but more often than not, I have failed miserably along the way. I have tried to win, but often lose. I put on a smile in public, but often cry in private. I have tried to present myself to the world as perfect and as a result […]

21 Jul 19
Site Title

Hiiiiii It’s been a while! I’m now a married woman, with a house and a puppy. I also gained a counselling qualification in CBT. So you could say that I’m a proper adult??? (Laughs hysterically). Little did I know that during these happy times, an important life lesson was brewing. In July last year I […]

21 Jul 19
BCNN1 WP

I am going out on a limb here about what you should ask a missionary, so I have to put some disclaimers up in advance. Disclaimer number one…I LOVE BEING A MISSIONARY!!! This blog is pointing out the bad aspects that you will not normally hear us say. It does not mean that I am […]

21 Jul 19
Joy Munor

Some of life’s greatest lessons are not learned in a classroom but in crevice of a dark valley. Sometimes you grow closest to Christ not in the seasons of prosperity, laughter, and joy, but in seasons of loss, trials, and tears. Because it takes going through hardships that test your faith to believe God is […]

21 Jul 19
Alex's Blog

Google employee #107, frequent collaborator with the “Zen Abbot of Google”, pioneered Google’s emotional intelligence program. His simple rule is “One conscious breath per day.” That’s it, that’s a win. It enhances the probability of success, given practice, so much that it virtually eliminates the barrier to entry (friction) on a daily basis. “Momentum! Momentum!! […]

21 Jul 19
Being Barbossa

The question a lot of teachers are asked nowadays is how we can effectively change the world. Probably on a smaller scale, mind you, but you have likely been asked a similar question. Regardless of our personal beliefs, it is imperative that we pass on an emphasis on compassion and neighborly love. Four pieces of […]

21 Jul 19
ashleycrandallest.1991@.net

Throughout your life, you are going to be faced with roadblocks. Whether they are minor or major, these blocks can feel overpowering. These encounters feel impossible to overcome and they can give you a sense of feeling stuck. During these setbacks, you may feel like you have been defeated. However, these upsets are actually a […]