I came upon this quote recently: The only opinion about you that matters is your own. Other people’s behavior and thoughts are a reflection on them and their issues, not yours.Mel Robbins Mel Robbins is a TV host and motivation speaker. I don't know if she originated it, but it certainly rang true with me, … Continue reading It’s not all about you
Our time in the George's home, here in Tumwater, seems to be going a little too quickly. We're at the 2 1/2 month mark already -- nearly a quarter of our way through the year that we can stay here. I've already had someone ask me "what's next?" and indeed it is time already to … Continue reading Turning Point?
I recently unfollowed* a number of my friends on Facebook. Why? Because I was finding their posts to be ￼more and more disturbing. ￼ These are friends who are all about my age and who used to be ￼loving individuals. ￼￼They were kind, respectful, tolerant, and forgiving. However, as they've grown older, they seem to … Continue reading Do people become more prejudiced as they age?
This week, we had the Sister missionaries over for dinner and Susan decided to tell them the story of how she and I met and about our courtship. Naturally, we think it's a great story, and I don't remember writing it down, so I'd like to tell it here. In November 2009, Susan was attending … Continue reading Our love story