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What are your 2016 expectations?

What are your 2016 expectations? by D Green Joseph With the end of 2015 fastly approaching, the rear view mirror image of the year brings about retro-spection. It’s ok to view the past with a fine tooth comb, but make sure the view doesn’t cloud future possibilities.  Expectations should be …

RRR Snippet: Random Thoughts

 Random Thoughts How often have you been reminded of something that wasn’t even on your radar?  Maybe you had an epiphany or recalled wise words from an elder or friend.   Perhaps a poem or something a single word triggered a whole other thought pattern. That’s where  RRR Snippets come in. …

Room for improvement

There’s Always Room for Improvement This posted was originally posted on 12/23/2014. I can still hear my mother saying ” There’s always room for improvement!” As a child that was the last thing I wanted to hear especially when I thought I had done a good job at either my …

Please leave a message

Please Leave a Message

Abandon the Era of 24/7 I was having a conversation with someone on recently and he said that he felt guilty when he didn’t answer the phone when someone calls.  The solution to his problem, according to him, is to put the phone on silent so that he does not hear …

RRR Snippet: Just Keep it Moving

Just Keep It Moving Every now and then you may hit a bump in the road and trailing each bump are the same options as well as some new ones. Option number one is to let the bump control the situation with a likelihood of losing control. Option number two …

Mind

RRR Snippet: Change Your Mind Enhance Your Life

Change Your Mind  Enhance Your Life Are you a dream seeker?  Do you pursue whatever dream that pops into your head that you believe will enhance your life and the lives of those within your sphere? Does it seem as if even you don’t know what you want to do …

Defining Moments

Acknowledge Your Defining Moments “This post was originally published on Smart Healthy Women on March 17, 2015.” Defining moments refer to that very instant that you realize your life will change forever.   They are the epiphanies that shine a light on a specific purpose. You spend your entire life doing the …

Comfort Zone

The Comfort Zone

The Ever Present Comfort Zone In the comments section of a blog post that I read the other day, someone mentioned that they had stepped out of their comfort zone.  Immediately a blog post started circulating in my head and this is the result. The term “comfort zone” is a situation …

Visionary 40 Strong

I Am Woman Network Visionary 40 The power and energy of the I Am Woman Network Grand Launch was amazing and so is the power and energy of the V40.  Imagine a group of 40 committed, passionate and determined women who trust God enough to follow the vision he has …

Character

Cash or Character?

Getting Our Priorities Straight A few weeks ago, I was browsing the archives of Our Daily Bread, and I happened to run across the following under the tag humility: “If you’d rather have cash than character, if your credit cards are maximized and your righteousness is minimized, if you’ve become …

Learning to Forgive Ourselves

Learning to Forgive Ourselves How long do we walk around carrying our own burden of un-forgiveness?  The answer in most cases is – Too Long!  Sometimes forgiveness of others comes easier than forgiveness of ourselves.  It is noble and wise to be convicted of our wrong doings, but to wallow …

A Work in Progress

We’re a Work in Progress Much like the Renew Refresh Reset Your Life blog, people are a work In Progress.  It’s not always easy to come up with new content to post here and keep the creative juices flowing.  So is true with our own lives. We may find ourselves …

Are You Busy Being Busy?

Are You Really Too Busy? Sometimes I have to ask myself the question:  Are You Busy Being Busy? True enough, I always have a lot going on, but am I really too busy to take time out for what’s really important (i.e. family, friends, me time)?  Well occasionally I am, but …

Where Does Time Go?

My How Time Flies Time just seems to escape us on occasion.  It’s been over a month since I’ve written a blog post and the title of it was “It’s Always Something.”  I find that ironic since the tune of this post, and that one are in sync.  There is …

It’s Always Something: Doubt. Fear. Life Interuppted.

Roseanne Rosannadanna In the days when I used to watch Saturday Night Live, Gilda Radner’s character would always crack me up.  I always looked forward to her sketches. Many of you will remember her famous line “it’s always something.” No matter how many times I heard her utter those words, it …