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Grateful Friday

This week I’m just plain thankful! I’m thankful to be a woman living out this journey of faith. I’m thankful to my God for calling me to be His! 431 more words

Birthday Thoughts

I’m one of those people who are not particularly fond of celebrating their own birthday. I love preparing and sharing birthdays of family, friends, colleagues, but I often find it challenging to spend my own birthday (un)reasonably and happily. 329 more words



For the first time since I started this blog in 2010, I was unable to write for two months!  I am afraid I had a huge reality check.   683 more words

On Perserverance

Being new in social services means overcoming a steep learning curve.  This is true of most “new things” but there is a special fervor attached when that “new thing” is “volunteer at a community center”.  1,167 more words

Social Work

In Everything Give Thanks

It is easy to give thanks when things are going in our own way but when things are messed up, crashed down, and the worst, catastrophics events happen, one might think that it is an insane idea to still give thanks and rejoice for an unpleasant scenario happened. 250 more words


Receive Direction From His Word

While in prison, Joseph made use of his circumstances as explained in Genesis 40 by helping others and by not being downtrodden but maintaining hope. He had a desire to find a way out of his situation and took the opportunity to make the best of his situation by taking charge of those held in prison and all the work done there. 209 more words


An ode to El Rupino

Let me start here….my cat is the coolest mother fucker I know. If it isn’t clearly evident from the above portrait then you are either blind, in which case I apologize for my insensitivity, or you own a tiger, in which case your cat is definitely cooler than mine. 521 more words