Tag Archives: wisdom

07 Dec

<a href=”http://images.huffingtonpost.com/2014-12-05-childwaitingatawindow1292015741.jpg”><img alt=”2014-12-05-childwaitingatawindow1292015741.jpg” src=”http://images.huffingtonpost.com/2014-12-05-childwaitingatawindow1292015741-thumb.jpg” width=”400″ height=”308″ /></a> With 23 years between my two children, I entered a different world in 1995 when my second child was born. As an old-schooled mom, I wasn’t familiar and grew terribly confused by the aggressive parenting style I encountered the second time around. But I continued raising my second child in the same way as my first, having learned my mother’s devout teachings “to feel what another feels by walking in the other’s shoes.”…..

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29 Jun

“Pray. Period! Don’t expect anything. Or better, expect nothing. Prayer cleanses us of expectations and allows holy will, providence, and life itself an entry. What could be more worth the effort — or the non-effort?” – Thomas Moore I find this quote by far the most powerful saving Grace of the infallible devotion of all traditional prayers. Have you given thought about what your saving prayers are? I am reminded of this even more these days. My wise 90-year-old aunt…..

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14 Jun

What does our First Lady, Michelle Obama, Hillary Clinton, and my mother, Amelia DeNofa, have in common that make a family thrive? In an interview with NBC News that aired Tuesday evening, Clinton explained one of the many reasons why she may forgo a 2016 run. “I am about to become a grandmother in the fall, which I know is gonna change my life,” she said. “I don’t know how I’m gonna feel about that. I wanna feel the feelings around becoming…..

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15 Oct

Imagine a mother with seventeen children, being aware of one missing child alone in her bedroom for too many hours. She then goes on to make all the necessary arrangements to let this child know that there’s a world outside waiting for her, and needs her. This is just one of the things my mother did for my youngest sister, Shirley, who was fourteen-years-old at the time.  I was married, and with a four-year-old daughter when I received a phone…..

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02 Oct

Fairly New Theory Has a Name Shortly after becoming a member on Red Room, I began posting my personal experiences of finding a genre that was related to my book Imprinted Wisdom that I was working on at that time. I realized now that I kept questioning myself, since I honestly didn’t fit into any one genre, religion, or organization until I found the Society of Emotional Intelligence. It dawned on me that emotional intelligence is the genre of all our stories. I have…..

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