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Reality – What It’s Really Like

Reality – What It’s Really Like

This post is part of a series titled, “A-B-Cs – What It’s Really Like”. Each week a new letter and its word will be revealed. Each word’s explanation will illustrate significant personal meaning, application and ultimately demonstrate, What It’s Really Like… Back in 1998 MTV debuted the reality TV s... Read More »

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Innocence | WIRL Project

I: Innocence – What It’s Really Like

This post is part of a series titled, “A-B-Cs – What It’s Really Like”. Each week a new letter and its word will be revealed. Each word’s explanation will illustrate significant personal meaning, application and ultimately demonstrate, What It’s Really Like…  This week I was blessed to witness the birth of my second son. Beyond the pregnancy preparation and build up to delivery there is a substant... Read More »

Employee’s Confess: The Downside of Working for Apple

Employee’s Confess: The Downside of Working for Apple

  Apple ranks as one of the top tech companies in the world. I mean, who doesn’t have or use an Apple gadget these days? Their computers, iPhones, iPads, watches, etc. are dominating the market, so you’d think the brains behind these incredible devices would be worshiped. After all, without these tech people, Apple wouldn’t have anything! Right? Maybe not. Take a look into w... Read More »

Stop Apologizing for Being Me |WIRL project

I Stopped Apologizing For Being Me

I have struggled with other people’s assumptions my entire life. I remember being in the principal’s office at the public school we were zoned for when we lived in the country, and her leaning in and asking me “Are you an only child?” I was in her office because a boy had run up to me and grabbed me between my legs when our Spanish teacher was out of the room. I was so embarrassed — it had been a ... Read More »

Kobe Bryant Shares What It’s Really Like

Kobe Bryant Shares What It’s Really Like

Kobe Bryant shares what it’s really like to be a competitor who is forced to sit the bench this year and watch his colleagues play the game he loves. He talks about his mentality, his way of thinking, his drive to be the best, and even goes on to say, “I refuse to change what I am. A lion has to eat. Run with me or run from me”. Click the link below for Kobe’s whole story o... Read More »

Crap Three Year Old Says

Crap My Three Year Old Says

Arden turned three in March, but has run the roost since she was just a couple months old. We knew that she’d be a spitfire but, given the choice, I still would have preferred a spitfire over a wallflower. I’ll likely be eating those words when she’s a teenager. As parents, part of our jobs is embarrassing our kids, usually not on purpose, when they get older. This entails showing up at school dro... Read More »

Preeclampsia | WIRL Project

Preeclampsia: What It’s Really Like

  Don’t you love when someone points out to a pregnant woman that she looks “terrible”? Who do they think they are telling you that you’re swollen, puffy, look tired, or even that you look “painful”. I think people who aren’t, especially those who have never been, pregnant say these things as if it’s somehow comforting for a second or third trimester pregnant lady to be reas... Read More »

The Art of Flirting | WIRL Project

The Art of Flirting

Whether you are new to the dating scene or are in a long-term relationship, one thing remains the same; flirting is still key to expressing your affections towards someone! We all know that communication is one of the most important aspects of any relationship, but who said it has to be all talk? Flirting can be verbal or nonverbal and can involve body language, touching and eye contact among othe... Read More »