I would say mile number 12 was the longest, but I am pretty sure the one mile walk back to the car after the race was longer.
As I have noted on my resources page I don’t necessarily wholly endorse all the blogs or articles I reference on my website and this is such an article. It is one I came across shortly after my retreat to my parents home. In general it is not written in a tone I would use. It is blunt, yet straight forward. Channeling your “inner queen”? I am thinking that is not what the Bible teaches, however I would change it to say that being a servant to others does not mean being a rug on which others can wipe their feet. A quick read and beneficial…..
I am quite sure you are familiar with the idiom “Give an inch and they’ll take a mile.” As you know, this refers to the kind of a person who when given a small amount of freedom or power will inevitably try to push for more.
The most familiar line at the beginning of a fairy tale is “Once upon a time…” but mine starts differently…
He was the nicest guy I had ever met.
What is the key to a good relationship?
I am not sure this is a simple one-answer sort of question but there is one fundamental aspect to maintaining a thriving relationship. It is keeping a short tab or wiping the slate clean. Marriage counselors and veteran couples alike will vouch for this.
A few nights ago while at work I was listening to several of my coworkers talk and their conversation piqued my interest. I listened fascinated, but the more I heard the more I began to doubt myself, my actions, my decisions.
The conversation went something like this…
I have a reliable and simple plan for gaining and maintaining your sanity. I call it the No Contact Rule. This was not my idea nor did I implement it for myself, but I have become a firm believer in its effectiveness.
Sounds like I am recommending it but not using it? (Do as I say not as I do.) Well, not quite…
Sometimes when you come across an article you want to copy and paste large portions of to cite, you know it’s a great article to just post a link to. Here is one such article. Great information!
When Someone You Love is Toxic – How to Let Go, Without Guilt
After 18 years of ER nursing I would think that there would be very little that could surprise me, yet I still manage to be astonished from time to time. I just worked the weekend and encountered yet another new complaint that I had not previous seen. I have seen dog bites, cat bites, human bites and snake bites (I was even bitten by a rabbit when I was a child), but I must say this was my first time to encounter an owl bite.
Yes, I hummed the song when I wrote that title. I know you did when you read it. 🙂