Neither or

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“I’ve had many troubles in my life, most of which never happened”. ~Mark Twain Makes me think of this morning. I had been feeling anxious about a hearing that was scheduled for 10:30 this am. I’m on the phone with the judge, then the claimant connects. We’re waiting for 15 minutes for the employer and […]

The Perfectionist

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Good Morning, my Beautiful Sister or Brother. This morning’s reflection Thought Massage: “My stinker/thinker is a…”? Wow, Latifah, weren’t we JUST talking about that last nite??? 🙂 I call a stinker/thinker our 1st saboteur…that noise of self judgement (which has become so loud, it seems to silence our Gentle Voice). I love working with my hands […]

4 Letter Word

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This morning’s Thought Massage: “What type of Work would I do for Free?” This one’s so apropo. Friday, I was lunching with a friend of many years. It was really good seeing him; hadn’t seen him in a while. After lunch, we started playing with the TAPN2U cards, laughing and stuff. The card (what type […]

As a Child

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Good Morning, my Beautiful Sister. Yesterday, was my first Toastmaster’s meeting. As new members, we’re to create an “Ice Breaker” introducing ourselves to the group. Well, this morning as I contemplated, before rising from bed, my thoughts went to my mother, then to me and then to my daughters. Finally, they took me to a […]

Patricia Louise Johnson (Tudy)

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MAMA Happy Birthday to the first Black woman to become an Advocate with the UIA Advocacy Program. Happy Birthday to the Pioneer, the reason why I am and my sister is an Advocate for the Michigan unemployed worker. Happy Birthday to a dedicated and disciplined woman who graduated high school and with that […]