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Influence

Listening to podcasts is a great way to learn while doing something else. Multitasking. We women are good at that. I listen to them while I sit at my machine sewing. There are so many ways to absorb good teaching, and this is one of my favorites. This quote came up in one that I was listening to the other day. It was Erwin McManus, “The person you are becoming is directly related to the people you allow to influence your life.” Wow…that is so true! Who is it that we allow to influence our lives? And when you think of that reality, don’t you think we need to be very picky in this selection? Continue reading Influence

Motherhood

As mothers we have a constant demand on our time and our emotions. So many of us can’t let ourselves rest and relax. We run ourselves ragged. We live in the world of guilt…why can’t we be better mothers? Why do I act like a child myself? I find myself comparing my mothering skills to others…ones that are “obviously” doing a much better job. I doubt they ever say anything nasty when they’re tired. They must be constantly reading and playing games with their children. Continue reading Motherhood