on wednesday, august 9, my colleague and i drove about 40 minutes south of our office to deliver a rousing "How to Write Your Resume In Two Easy Steps!" to a group of soon-to-be-released inmates at the Federal Correctional Institution. We are asked to do this service about twice a year by the Education Coordinator … Continue reading freedom


greet the day 

"We cannot force God to stumble over us where we sit. But I know that it’s a good idea to sit anyway. So every morning I sit, I kneel, waiting, making friends with the habit of listening, hoping that I’m being listened to. There, I greet God in my own disorder. I say hello to … Continue reading greet the day 

three great things about today…

i mentioned this in a previous post but as i was reading a book about career choice--there was an exercise to practice gratitude and the instructions were to list three great things about today. i shared this with my colleagues at work and now it's an office-wide exercise we did at an official meeting! i … Continue reading three great things about today…

three great things 

i've been reading a book called "you majored in what?" and its purpose is to help young people discover their passions. it's filled with exercises to ponder our interests, our skills, strengths, the needs of the current workforce, etc. one of my favorite exercises it suggests to do is a practice derived from gratitude and … Continue reading three great things