My Christmas Prayer

Do your expectations of Christmas often leave you more stressed than blessed?  A few years ago, while quickly sliding down that stressful path towards Christmas, I wrote down a prayer to help me focus on a God-glorifying Season! I just “happened” to come across this prayer again, and realize I need to pray it again–TODAY! Perhaps, you want to join me? ...more

Supporting the Self Esteem of Others

    Recently, I was sitting with a friend and telling her all about a job interview I had just had. I was talking about how well it went and how much I enjoy the people, and when she asks, "So, do you think you got the job?" I replied with, "Sure I do. I get every job I've interviewed for over the past 10 years." ...more

Very good call. A lot of the time humor can save a situation. In the end I don't want my ...more

Time Management Tips: Simple Tricks For Busy Schedules

If you are like me, days just seem to FLY by! Whoosh... where did they go?  ...more

I checked my email, twitter and IMed someone. Distrations? What distractions? ...more

Insurance Settlements, the Next Wall Street Collapse, or a Good Deal for You?

Remember reverse mortgages? Next up,  reverse life insurance, or life settlements. Life settlements refers to the sale of a life insurance policy by its owner to an investor who will collect the death benefit. From the same group that took reasonable mortgages, and packaged them as investment vehicles, we now have insurance settlements, and the same “packaging” that brought down Wall Street, may strike again. Check out this video from a recent Good Morning America....more

Chanting Verses

When I had to stop working full-time, I joined a comparative philosophy class (very convenient, same lecture and discussion three times a week and three units every week. Could be done on the same day all together or spread over a week. Pretty good arrangement, don’t you think for a person with chronic health problems?). I also spent time reading the scriptures of various religions with guidance from the men and women who are qualified to teach their subject and do so as part of their duties at the monasteries and missions....more

Newbie blogger talks about 400 hits in a few weeks. What's your secret to increasing traffic?

 Can you visit my newbie blog? I need comments from experts such as yourselves. I'm trying to write excellent content....more

Things do happen for a reason…sometimes you just have to wait…

I haven’t posted in a while. I have been incredibly busy with work and school and family-but that is not the topic of this post. I recently made a tough decision. I have decided to go a different direction in my educational career, a choice that will ultimately change my entire life....more

Welcome note to me from me, that all are invited to read!! this is the beginning of my blogging experience. I'll start by outlining some important information about myself....more