out of place

I just returned from a business/pleasure trip where I am on a team planning a huge national event. I’ve been to several of these meetings over the past four years and always enjoy the time spent with friends and colleagues. Yet, a part of my introverted self that I am still uncomfortable with, always seems to … [Read more…]

Unexpected Blessing of the week

When I revamped my blog awhile back, I explained the title, which can be found here: Intro to Unexpected Blessings. Each week, I would like stay true to the theme of this blog and share an unexpected blessing that I experienced, or perhaps share a story of one that has brought me to where I am … [Read more…]

Introvert & Identity

One of my passions is studying introverts and how they are shaped in their identities. I happen to be one of them, which is perhaps why the subject is so interesting to me. It’s a label I’ve always been aware of, but not always by name. Early on, it was linked to my incredible shyness … [Read more…]

somewhere

If I am going to be a blogger, I guess I have to take the leap. I need to stop making excuses for not doing it. I love to write, that should be enough. But, yet I read all of these wonderful bloggers and am extremely intimidated. Some plan, some don’t, but they all do … [Read more…]

need to celebrate

On a day where we celebrate our country’s independence, my thoughts are scattered. I am so proud to be part of this country, and take pride in who we are. But we are also so young, and could learn so much from those countries who have been around for thousands of years. My prayer is … [Read more…]

Instead of 30 before 30…

Everywhere I see these lists that bloggers have made of 30 things to do before turning 30.  They have always inspired me, but I often think, “Well what happens once I turn 30?”  I want to set goals in life, but I don’t want them to end.  Setting milestones along the way is important, but … [Read more…]

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Great band that needs our support!http://whyismarko.com/2012/please-help-the-band-lost-and-found-and-get-a-cool-cd-in-the-process/

Joy in the storm

How do I find joy in the storm? Thunderstorms are loud and dark and disruptive. I have a storm raging in my life right now. I love watching storms, but only the ones I am not engulfed in. It’s easy and safe to watch from inside the house or on the porch. But what about … [Read more…]