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Everyday NhanSense - Day 102

Everyday NhanSense: Each day, I will blog about something that comes to mind. My goal is to practice writing about my hobbies, my interests, my opinions and so forth. 105 more words


What I learned while reading 'Gone with the Wind'

What I learned while reading Gone with the Wind

I have a confession to make.

I recently finished Margaret Mitchell’s classic American novel, Gone with the Wind… 2,004 more words


be faithful with little (shepherd your row)

First let me start with this: my church rocks.

The Young Adults ministry put on a conference this past weekend which was incredible and basically broke me into a million pieces (in a good way). 408 more words

The Last Piece Of The Puzzle

Finally, the jigsaw puzzle from hell is done! Persistence, patience, stick-to-it-iveness and other words only your grandparents used paid off. Oh, yeah — and gumption, too.


Get Up and Go (A Gramble About Gumption)

By the way, “Gramble” is just a word I made up. I wanted to keep alliterating with “G”s so I stuck one on the front of “ramble”. 749 more words


Grit and Gumption: Taking Adversity to the Cleaners

Last January (Jan. 2014), on a degrading and torturous business trip to Hawaii (yes, degrading and torturous in Hawaii) I made the decision that not only was medical publishing not the field in which I wanted to make a career, but that my current (evil) job wasn’t sustainable within what I qualified as “okay”. 418 more words


only be brave (replacing fear)

One of my favorite movies ever, has one of my favorite lines ever.

Iris, a young professional, is having dinner with her elderly neighbor, Arthur. 446 more words