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Early morning and sometimes late night coffee drinking, poetry writing, self help/inspirational book reading, traveling, soul music listening, soul food cooking, shoe loving, occasional gaming(you take your pick), picture taking (both) knowledge soaking- mother of 2, long-term partner of one, niece, cousin and friend to many-sister like friend to only a few- outstanding at problem solving and organizing, smile making while being compassionate and always loyal to who? YOU…

Thursday, November 20, 2008

Measuring Success

It’s been a while since I dropped a line on my blog- not for any real reason but myself. What I mean is time or my lack of it is not the blame because it really only takes a few minutes. The ideas were there but I allowed the day to turn into days and before you know it weeks has past. I did write in my journal and for class so I did do some writing- and yes I intend to write about our Presidential Elect.

Just this morning I was thinking about school and in 62 days is my graduation day. My mind drifted off into success and what success means for me and the whole thing about me graduating – in the interim I will turn 35. Quickly my brain drew images of my life the good & the bad. Then this one quote saved me like it always does
Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in
life as by the obstacles which he has overcome. -Booker T. Washington
This quote hangs to the left of my computer at work and on my eHow site . Looking at the cards that life has dealt me and those that I took-I’m thankful for my successes large and small and welcome the obstacles in my life- without that who would I really be……