Saturday, July 21, 2012

Life is full of surprises.

One of the things that brings balance to our lives is the growth of plants.  In the South heat and humidity play a huge part in plants growing fast.  Well, along with a sprinkler system and fertilizer.  Ok, that's a big part. 

With a lot of pride we watch our small yard grow.  One area we under estimated the growth was the grape vines.  We were hoping they would reach the top of the pergola by end of summer.  On July 19th they peeked out from the top supports and have been heading for the heavens ever since.

The disturbances in the universe seem to be lessened by gardens ability to change and with Mother Nature unrelenting heat and sun, it lives. With a little help from us. Just as the people that make me smile everyday, it helps me grow and weather the disturbances in my little life.

Feel free to share your little thing that makes you continue to grow.  So for today, that's my thoughts, God Bless and protect those who are suffering today. 


Thursday, July 19, 2012

It takes a lot of strength.

Over the last few months, I have had to make a lot of changes. Not that anyone would notice or changing anything visual. This was all personal.  I'm a very soft hearted person. However, I have learned over the years to protect it, with an outwardly strong appearance. Trying not to be sensitive, or cry in front of my opponent and I have done well.

In one of my posts about a month go I told you about the process of confronting my manager.  I knew this might make it worse, but I had to be true to me.  And yes there was backlash, I allowed myself time to be angry and hurt.  For the first time in my life, I rose above it with a realization that I was better than what I was served.  I again approached it with honor, again one step forward.  I don't like to quit before I know I have done everything to improve my person work life.

Next week is a big week. It will be what makes or breaks my job.  But I am at peace with it. Why, because I have been the better person. What happens is not from my lack of quality work, but a power hungry, self centered manager.  I will stay or leave being the better person. I have always believe that giving your most, and being honorable, is what life is all about. I won't believe I have wasted my time, just placed a bad bet.

Thanks for reading my little blog. 

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Happy Fourth of July America

Thanks to those who fight for us, and their family who support them. God Bless. This photo was taken in Minnesota by a photographer. It was seen in the Tribune Newspaper in Mpls. Thanks for this shot.