GOING THE DISTANCE

Is it just me, or does it feel like this year is flying by? When I reach the mid-year point each year, I like to assess if I’m meeting my goals or do I need to tweak a few things. This time I started to reflect on my career. Acting is my second career. It’s been my childhood dream; and I’ve been pursuing it for the last 16 years, after a successful 22-year marketing career in the beauty industry. Has it gone the way I had hoped? Not exactly! There have been a lot of twists and turns, excitement, disappointment and many surprises along the way. It really started to hit me that pursuing my dream is a marathon and not a sprint. THE DREAM MARATHON I’ve always been a sports enthusiast, especia

DOING WHAT COMES NATURALLY

I’m fascinated by children. As adults, it is our responsibility to teach our children; but I find that I learn so much from them. When I used to work in the nursery at church or teach Sunday school, I enjoyed observing each child in my care. Some were loners and enjoyed playing by themselves. Some were raucous and free spirited. Some interacted so easily with other children and played effortlessly. Some just wanted to be held and wanted me to read a story. I needed be in control of the classroom; but I needed to learn how to deal with each child individually. I’ve learned that each one is unique with special gifts and talents. TRAIN UP A CHILD A few years ago, I heard Bishop T. D. Jakes g

FORGIVE AND FORGET

Growing up in an Italian-American family, there was a key phrase, “I can forgive; but I can’t forget”. This was especially true of my grandmother. She could really hold a grudge. I never wanted to do anything that would tick her off. Unfortunately, there was one day we did come to blows. I was living in Connecticut; and I went to Brooklyn for the weekend to visit my parents. My grandmother owned the house I grew up in; and she always made her presence known. She had a way of pushing my buttons and could say some very hurtful things. That day, she pushed the nuclear button… Being Italian, life was built around food. Needless to say, very good food. “Mangia” was a big thing. There was such

Blogging From Your Live Site & Mobile!

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