Category Archives: All the women that I am

Girlfriends

Girlfriends are a true blessing in my life.  Yesterday, I had coffee with an old high school classmate.  The Central Class of 1973 was nearly 600 strong, so although Suzan and I had several classes together, we were merely acquaintences.  Through Facebook, however, we have … Continue reading

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Weekend Reflection

This last weekend, our family gathered in Omaha to attend the wedding of a long-time family friend.  It was a wonderful weekend, and I was anxiety free.  I had new clothes, a new haircut, and thought I looked pretty good for … Continue reading

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Joy

I  have gotten out my Christmas CDs for the season.  My favorite?   Handel’s Messiah.  One of my great joys of my life has been to sing in the chorus numbers of this magnificent work.  I had the privilege of singing in community … Continue reading

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The Election

My chest distress is in high gear this morning.  More intense and accompanied by a headache.  I thought I was doing better.   I have been taking particular care of my Pericardium Meridian of late, but despite my best efforts,  I … Continue reading

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Signature Theme # 3

Belief is the third of five of my signature themes.  You have certain core values that are enduring.  These values vary from one person to another, but ordinarily your Belief theme causes you to be family-oriented, altruistic, even spiritual, and to … Continue reading

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Hard Stuff

Mother I have been thinking about my notion of love>>> To know and be known (see my October 4 post). When I use this definition to measure my relationship with my Mother, I fall way short.  I fail miserably. Mother … Continue reading

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Signature Theme # 2

The second theme identified in my Clifton assessment is called Intellection. You like to think.  You like mental activity.  You are the kind of person who enjoys your time alone because it is your time for musing and reflection.  You are … Continue reading

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RMG Signature Themes

I have taken many self assessment surveys over the years and most of them consistently and accurately describe me.  One of the most insightful ones was the Clifton Strengths Finder by The Gallop Organization.  The assessment identifies my top five talents and … Continue reading

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RMG Reserve

I have a certain reserve.  It is rather paradoxical because I am assertive and confident in some areas of my life.  Put me in the Board Room to make a compelling business case and I will nail it.  Let me lead a meeting … Continue reading

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Jane Eyre

Jane Eyre, by Charlotte Bronte, is one of my all-time favorite novels.   I recently watched a BBC rendition of the classic and heard Jane speaking of Mr. Rochester: He was the first to recognize me and love what he saw. … Continue reading

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