Okay... I am back on the soap box today for Thought Tuesday. It's been a few months in development. As I volunteer in the high school I am noticing an alarming trend within the adults-in-training that I serve. This trend is often diagnosed as laziness. However, I believe it is a lack of training... and… Continue reading Adulting 101 – Real Adults Take Responsibility for Themselves
As usual, today is a nuts! It's finals at school. Kids need help right and left. There is rehearsal and lessons. Seriously! I don't have time to do something "special" when it comes to kindness. I can go out of my way to be kind. I can be intentional with my words and deeds. I… Continue reading #bethelight – Day 91
My life has been nuts! I have not been able to blog. however, I have kept the food under control and I have not fallen off the wagon... just so you all know. No junk food... but not enough water. I'm telling you, this life style is hard to keep up when you aren't home… Continue reading I am Still Alive
I first learned this dish as Cucumber Chicken from my friend who had spent time in Taiwan. I loved it! I had to find a way to eat it with my new eating plan. So here is what I came up with: Ingredients 1 brick extra firm tofu cornstarch 1 large cucumber salt 2 Tbs… Continue reading Cucumber Tofu
Today my act of kindness was to help my friend grade... I read and read and read today. The goal is to make grade day at the end of the week go smoother. It isn't much, but I hope it helps.
Today was not my usual Sunday. Today I worked. An organization REALLY wanted their event on a Sunday. Today, as my act of kindness, I gave up my usual Sunday activities in order to allow their event to happen on my stage. I know many would not agree with my choice. Please know, I did… Continue reading #bethelight – Day 89
Today I worked hard. I have decided that doing your best and working hard at your job is actually an act of kindness. So often complacency supplants hard work. All too often, entitlement creeps in and the feeling that we "deserve" something eclipses the efforts necessary to earn our real goals. Perhaps it's because we… Continue reading #bethelight – Day 88
It's been a couple of weeks since I reported on the family comings and goings. We have been busy! We closed The Bully Plays. It was a class project. It was super fun for me have Lilli in this class. You can read more about how this production went here. Lili has been in… Continue reading And Our Missionary is Off
This morning I was drinking a glass of water and I started thinking about how lucky we are to have clean water - even filtered water - right in the comfort of our homes. I thought about when I was a kid and water came to my house in a truck and my parents would… Continue reading #bethelight – Day 87
Today for my act of kindness I went to Kimber's house and washed her dishes after I had a full day of school, an orthodontic appointment for Lilli, rehearsal, and a small little job of getting some lights for an assembly tomorrow. I'm ready for bed.