The Damaging Side Of A Competitive World

So the last couple days have had their ups and downs.  I've already had one job interview, and I have another scheduled already.  Job hunting is always a difficult competition and in our town, sometimes it can be particularly brutal. Over the last few days, I've had the chance to think too, and I found … Continue reading The Damaging Side Of A Competitive World

In The Blink Of An Eye…

Wow!  Two posts in one day.  I don't think that has ever happened before.  It may happen more often, at least for awhile. I was supposed to be working tonight.  Working a job I enjoyed, helping people in an area where people need it the most.  Instead, I'm home.  Writing.  Not that I'm complaining about … Continue reading In The Blink Of An Eye…

At The End Of The Day

It's been raining here in the desert today, a beautiful day.  Kind of romantic even.  It's the end of Valentine's Day.  It's quiet now. I had only one wedding to perform today.  It was a nice one, older retired couple.  Those are sometimes the best weddings to be part of.  With older couples, they already … Continue reading At The End Of The Day

Community Is Where You Find It

A few months ago, my husband and I were having a conversation about how there is no real community anymore.  He's right.  There isn't.  Communities, in the sense of who you live in a geographical area with, don't exist anymore.  We have online communities, organizational communities, service communities, but we don't have neighborhood or town … Continue reading Community Is Where You Find It

New Year, New Opportunities, New Growth

I've already spoken about how much last year, quite frankly, really sucked.  It was devastating emotionally, draining physically, and my stress levels skyrocketed beyond belief.  I am grateful to say that so far, this year is already different. I'm not going to tell you that life is easier than last year.  It's not.  We've had … Continue reading New Year, New Opportunities, New Growth