Tag Archives: ego

FMM 7 17 15 I’ll show you yours, don’t show me mine.

There is a difference between listening and waiting for your turn to speak. Simon Sinek I read a poem recently, a cautionary tale, told from the point of view of a person who needed to talk, to be listened to. The poem reminded me that often when people need to talk, we jump in with […]

FMM 6 12 15 Leaving room for growth

“The good man is the man who, no matter how morally unworthy he has been, is moving to become better.”~John Dewey Do you remember how annoying it was, at the beginning of each school year, when you had to wear those baggy, too tall uniforms, specially designed for you to grow into?  There is that […]

FMM 2 20 15 Bumping into Ego

“I never learned anything while I was talking”~Larry King. I had been a nurse for almost 30 years when I finally decided to go back to school.  There were many reasons or probably excuses for this, but one of the biggest was my own ego.  What could they probably teach me about nursing?  I played […]

FMM 7 12 13 It’s all about me.

  “You never really learn much from hearing yourself speak.” ~George Clooney. If you spend any time on facebook, you may sometimes find yourself wondering why people decide to have a public and contentious debate on any given subject. Often by the time they give up, they have dragged any number of people in, and […]

2 8 13 Angels Unawares

“The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us and we see nothing but sand; the angels come to visit us, and we only know them when they are gone.” George Elliot   How do you picture an angel? I remember as a child being a little ambivalent about a host of bland, […]