There is nothing wrong with being selective about who you choose to be with or who you choose to have in your life. You can respectfully decline invitations to protect yourself. Don’t apologize for being choosy. Stay home and read instead.
Edward Aloysius Murphy Jr. was an American aerospace engineer who worked on safety-critical systems. He is best known for his namesake Murphy’s law, which is said to state, “Anything that can go wrong will go wrong.” It was his job to predict and correct the faults before they failed. He was offended that he became…… Continue reading Mr Murphy and I Agree
Being a human #127 Set your mind to success. Say out loud, “I will succeed today.” A lot rides on the way you think. Think you can and you will.
Being a human #119 Do one thing that scares you at least once a week. It will keep you from getting bored and stagnated. Be brave. Be enterprising. Be bold.
Today is my 19260th day being alive. I still feel like a child in my head. An educated, experienced but young person lives in my aging traitorous body. I refuse to let age dictate my happiness.
Be kind when dealing with older humans. It’s very easy for them to get confused. Don’t assume that because they misremembered something that they have dementia. They may just be tired or distracted. Be respectful. One day you will be the old person.
Today is the day I officially start a new writing project. It’s easy when starting any project to feel overwhelmed. Keeping things organized and in perspective helps ward off anxiety. Adulting is hard. Which is strange to say because I feel the same in my brain as I did when I was in my twenties.…… Continue reading Day 63
I don’t know what God is doing. I don’t know why the challenges are hitting the O’Gara clan so hard. Seems we get two steps forward in just to get knocked back five. What I do know is God is in control. He will bring us through this, maybe a little banged up, but through…… Continue reading Day 55
Exhaustion can come in different forms. You can be physically tired and an hour or two nap makes you feel better. Maybe not ready to go grocery shopping better, but less exhausted. You can be bone weary. That takes several hours of sleep to fix. There is brain exhaustion. A tired mind can’t keep thoughts…… Continue reading Day 28
All you can do is your best. Look at all the options. Weigh the pros and cons and make the best choice of the options. You can’t wonder if it is right or wrong, good or bad. You can’t let the what ifs haunt you after. True you might live to regret the decision. If…… Continue reading Day 27