Advertisement

On Fire: Finding Your Gift And Using It

On Fire: Finding Your Gift And Using It

On Fire: Finding Your Gift And Using It Archives

The Shortest Path to Greatness

posted by grose

Be you. You don’t have another choice. Copying someone else gets the same results as lighting a firecracker that is a “dud:” a very short-lived blaze of glory followed by a fizzling fall to the ground. Next. Developing and using […]

Advertisement

Blindsided? Hurt? Believe THIS.

posted by grose

I lost my reasons to live in midlife. My husband walked out. Our teenagers left home. My home and possessions disappeared. Friends slithered away. I was so blindsided by hurt and chaos, I could barely work.  But over time things […]

Advertisement

Feeling Dismissed or Disrespected? Here’s What to Do.

posted by grose

Are people ignoring you or being inconsiderate? Treating you like your input doesn’t matter, or you don’t even exist? Stop what you are doing right now and, instead, do your Work. Your Work–with a capital “W”–is the thing you were […]

Advertisement

Do you HATE who you are? Hear this.

posted by grose

No two snowflakes are the same.  Every person is special. There will never be another person born exactly like you. You know this. But you wonder about: – Your ADHD making it impossible to sit at attention for very long. […]

Who Are You? (and why you need to know)

posted by grose

Do you know who you are?  Grab a pen and write your answers: 1. What do I love? 2.  What do I hate? 3.  What are my key personality traits? 4. What are my top talents? 5. I get the […]

“But I don’t fit anywhere!” (I hate to tell you this…)

posted by grose

Perhaps you thought when you grew up you’d inherit your father’s business. Carrying on the family legacy would be your contribution to bettering the world. But it didn’t happen. Maybe you planned to be a wife and mom with a […]

Find your story

posted by grose

Growing up I had a minor role in my parents’ story: Move from the farm into town and work day and night plus pinch every penny to save enough money to buy a house. Later I teamed up with my […]

Cartoon, Facebook and “How are you spending your life?”

posted by grose

Dan Piraro’s cartoon (left), ironically, is making the rounds on Facebook.com. When I saw it, I chuckled and promptly posted it to my own home page. The cartoon pokes fun at us. It also asks us to reflect on how […]

Find your Gift and use it. WHY.

posted by grose

Your Gift is an insight wrapped in talent and shared with others. Why find and use it? Four reasons: 1) To start down this Gift-giving path is to turn toward God and the truth you’ve been created and for a […]

Give what you need

posted by grose

Usually it’s alpha mare bellowing and kicking alpha gelding. Not last night. The bellowing turned frantic. Man-Son flew out of bed and ran barefooted to the corral. He yelled to let the horses know he was there. Situation: a fog […]

5 Steps for writing a life purpose statement

posted by grose

In my previous post, Your purpose–write it down, see it happen, I described a life purpose statement this way: … a purpose statement simply captures an overriding theme already present in your life. It puts down in words the true […]

Your purpose–write it down, see it happen

posted by grose

Do you feel called to something? Have a cause you are passionate about? Know your life purpose?  If so, have you written it down? Dr. Henriette Anne Klauser says writing down your dream or goal is the first step to […]

Previous Posts

A Psychologist, a Dead Chicken, and the Back Door
I read a book about the impact of childhood memories. The author, a well-known psychologist, wrote that if we recall our three most vivid memories, we’d see who we are. Or, he could describe to us what we’re like…something like ...

posted 6:21:14pm Jul. 10, 2013 | read full post »

Chaos Gave Me 4 Truths and a Path
My elderly father succumbed to a stroke. Then bed bugs arrived in the house I just completed decorating. The creepy, blood-sucking insects infested again and again. Thirdly, a new friend turned postal…frightening me with her behavior.My world ...

posted 3:14:25pm Jul. 05, 2013 | read full post »

One Thing to do with your life
Think about it:  You didn’t ask to be born. You don’t know exactly where you came from or where you’re going—if anywhere—after you die.  Yet, ...

posted 9:30:11am Jul. 02, 2013 | read full post »

An Ex-boyfriend, Two Professors and ~ How To Coach Another Person
It was the worst time to fall apart. The final semester of my senior year in college was for completing projects and planning my future. Instead, I was depressed. Hardly able to get out of bed. Skipping classes. Doing the bare minimum, if ...

posted 2:30:52pm Jun. 20, 2013 | read full post »

Getting Nowhere? ~ A Rescue
To myself: You’re unproductive. You’re too emotional. Insecure. Scaredy-cat. Just push ahead, stupid! Look at Joe (or Susan). He gets after it ...

posted 4:18:13pm Jun. 18, 2013 | read full post »

Advertisement


Report as Inappropriate

You are reporting this content because it violates the Terms of Service.

All reported content is logged for investigation.