KATch-UP Mondays: Evil’s Intent

Politics play a role in most facets. It doesn’t matter rather you like it or not; it exists and won’t stop because your opinion: good or bad. I’ve had to learn how to deal with it on various jobs I’ve had, also in interpersonal relationships. I wish I didn’t but couldn’t get away from it.

Not following what’s going on in the world, though I’ve tried, has been virtually impossible. The “news” is shown/heard each time I turn my head lol. Recently, I mentioned to my Dad that the President has been set for this time. Notice (beyond the norm of what we think a president should be) he has revealed sooooooooooooooooooo much stuff because basic intellect has escaped him. It has not been within reach. Realizing the “sooooo” may seem a tad extreme, yet, you must admit this President keeps a person scratching their head.

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See, even Giuliani has the “duh” moment lol

His perfection in reveal is always needed in life. What do I mean? Because intellect is aloof we have been afforded to find out all kinds of stuff. As I hear the news, even now, about his lawyer Rudy Giuliani, he leaves the a resounding dissonance in the atmosphere. Although, he did a great job during the 911 attacks (a personal opinion) he is …. WOW! But the sad thing about Mr. Giuliani he fits the moronic overtures of our current President.

The “Me Too” movement, the crookedness in the White House, etc., have been key components to what we need to know as citizens. People all of the world, for that matter, is suffering behind the foolishness that is Trump. At least I think so. Unnecessary wars. My usual question come to mind: What is wrong with this man?! LOL …. Answer, “He’s just doing what he knows how to do.” Scary, but true.

The beginning depiction has some validity; the part where politics having no morals. But that’s where people like you and me come in with principles of integrity. You can’t rid politics but you can learn how to play them!

In a Word … Soar!

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Every once in a while a person needs a pick-me-up. An encouraging word that will get them through the rest of the week; maybe just through the day. There are tons of us who are very hard on ourselves. We try to push ourselves beyond what is seen because, oftentimes, we don’t believe what is seen is up to par. I wouldn’t say it is a mindset of perfection; more so to be consistently equivalent to whatever the standard.

Feelings of inadequacy come from different sources, however, those sources are just the echo in one’s own mind. Take a person who is a narcissist. He or she believe something that isn’t purely true. Their falsehood carries the weight of their self image and, therefore, they live in the fantasy that they are superior in all. Their inadequacy lies in a belief the world can’t survive without their presence. I mean, who wants to feel like they don’t matter?

What does your echo resound? Do you fight a lot to quiet those insecurities? Well, you’re not alone. Your surrounding circle consists of those who are also inadequate! This world is filled with inadequate people. Remember its meaning: lacking the quality or quantity required; insufficient for a purpose. Get to know who you are! You may find that you’re in the wrong place (literally and/or figuratively).

Discovery is a beautiful thing. Like an eagle, we have the ability to fly high and low by choice! We will fall, but we …. no, YOU … were created to get back up! Kick the dust off your feet and keep it pushing. You are not the mistakes you make! Forgiveness is for everyone! Give it and RECEIVE IT!! It is yours!


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Are You a Blogger, Truly? What Matters?

Fellow Bloggers are you truly a blogger? What is blogging in the first place? I’ve gathered, since day one, that it is a way to talk about whatever, put it in writing and present it on a site like Word Press. The only confusing frustration I bear … am I actually a blogger?

So, like you, I’ve read other blogs. I’ve applied ideas. I’ve tried to create catchy titles, content and use depictions with “lots” of color. Yeah, not sure if that has helped but have tried it because … hey … these blog tips were from those who have thousands upon thousands subscribed to their blog. Maybe my ONE (reader) is considered a failure. I’ve thanked you ONE because I’m happy to have one. But am I?

I started thinking, “Katherine, you’re not a blogger because your frequency is not enough. You only blog 5 days out of the week. You suck big time!” “Maybe you didn’t fully comprehend the tips that were given to awaken what you have to say.” “You see others piling their blog page day in and out. How come you’re not doing the same?”

Ha! “What I have to say.” An interesting take isn’t it? Supposedly, as stated earlier, blogging is a method to talk about something through writing but, perhaps, I really don’t have anything to talk about. Just maybe I don’t have the ability to write. Maybe I decided to blog because I enjoyed freelance writing. I didn’t do that everyday either. So, it begs to question … “Why am I here?”

Hmmm, a truth … I’m thankful for my ONE, yet … is it possible to reach more?

I think I mentioned this before but my niece encouraged me to blog and told me about Word Press. She said it would help break me out of my shell. Again, I enjoy freelance writing from time time, but I am pretty much to myself when it comes to life in general. I know how to socialize; I work, etc., however, I tend to isolate. An introvert I guess. I am here to expand … ME!

I will repost: “Hey, I’m WRITE Hear;” it speaks to my being an introvert, disappointments, and how I’ve felt most of my life.

What matters to you? Why are you a blogger? Is it only to write, share ideas that you’re having? What is your take on blog life?

Thanks! I appreciate that you read this blog and would really like to learn why you blog.

Suicidal Breaking Point

When this theme comes to mind the gather is the victim came face to face with a breaking point. No other option, but leaving the pain of it all, presented itself. Sadly, my assumption is counsel wasn’t enough. I’ve heard loved ones usually didn’t see any signs of the sort. Careful watch wasn’t “careful enough.” I think it’s important to examine the “just because I can I should” opinion.

Yesterday’s blog, “Finding Your Purpose,” was about discovering, in essence, who you are and where you’re headed. Those steps were: hearing the truth, pay attention and honing the skill. Even now, the truth is the foundation to all else. When we are searching for whatever it is (you must qualify the search) we, first, must see and understand what’s at stake. If an individual decides there foundation will be based on 1+1 is 7 then everything, and I mean EVERYTHING, else is going to fail. I’m sure this is up for question because, as stated yesterday, a person can find “success” in doing what they want and/or assume. Which leads me to the next point.

Several people come to mind. Let’s use Britney Spears, Robin Williams and Donald Trump. Here are three classic cases of people who have reached their “breaking point.” Recently, it was said that Ms. Spears has, again, fallen into turmoil. I know … everyone suffers something in their life rather in front or behind the scene. However, those who can take the ridicule (or the subjected pressure stardom has) handles such pressures differently. Look at Oprah Winfrey. She has faced many ups and downs throughout her career, however, she was groomed to handle what would come being in the lamp light. Clearly Ms. Spears wasn’t. Perchance, the notion is if you start at an early age you will develop the ability to handle what goes on but she proves this isn’t true.

Robin Williams. On August 11 it became 5 years since he took his life. Wow! It’s hard to believe how time flies. It’s still a shock that he’s gone. I think, for me and may others, the reason difficulty still remains is because how he died. When he hung himself it left a lingering dissonance. Why would a comedian take his life? True, he had difficulty, but we heard his story of how he used comedy to deal with those dark places. It’s apparent that comedy wasn’t enough. Yes, I know about the pills, but taking pills are a result of something mentally/emotionally being wrong. We try to find areas to deaden the issues that seem too strenuous. Mr. Williams is an example because, honestly, I believe he was a gifted comedian, yet, the truth (foundation) of what was going on wasn’t being dealt with. Comedy was an escape. And though he slammed dunked it he left out one of the essentials — pay attention! You can’t escape!

“Just because I can doesn’t mean I should” bears record and, personally, Mr. Trump is self explanatory. He sees his role as a game just like everything else he’s been involved in. So, onward we go. A purpose is the reason for which something is done or created or for which something exists. Take me in yesterday’s example. I can sing a crackling note or two. Does this mean I should be on stage like a Whitney Houston? Honestly, I’m not sure! I started teaching myself piano at around 9 and singing came as a result of singing with different albums — driving my family up the wall (lol). I shy away from “center-stage” because I’m a to myself type of person, however, I have also done vocal coaching; done plays and have been over music departments in several churches. This is where that truth has to speak loud and clear. I didn’t say it yesterday but, interject, God speaking (that small voice/truth) makes an enormous difference.

He (God) told me in 2008 that music was a door. It has afforded me different things and I’m quite grateful. I’m still learning! Those 3 steps will cost you something, but in the end … I’d rather for us to not break concluding literal suicide but come to grips that we truly have a purpose which will bring light and cannot be hid no matter what! Let this truth resound: everyone has the capability to kill, does it mean we should?

Tell me what you think! I’d love to hear your take!

KATch-UP Mondays: 3 Steps to Finding Your Purpose

Sunrise. Sunset. The norm of what we understand to be our everyday. In exception to places such as Alaska, who has six months of dark and six months of light, it is established to see the light of day and the moon by night. What’s the point? The sun’s function has a purpose and meets its requirement on a daily basis. It doesn’t question who it is or if it should do what it’s apt to do. Where am I going with this? Well, I’m glad you asked.

As a child we were asked, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” We responded with doctor, lawyer, teacher, fireman, etc. Interesting, I don’t recall anyone during my time of elementary to high school declaring they wanted to be president. Notice, this is, for the most part, pronounced more today than ever before. I didn’t know what I wanted to be. I jotted some things on paper when my teacher asked. My list was: singer, secretary and … the last one escapes me. Singing made sense because I could crack a note here and there (lol). Secretary, now, this was the ideal job for me. I learned how to type in the 7th or 8th grade. I thought it was the best skill ever; like, “who wouldn’t want to type for a living?” (lol).

How does one find their purpose? — Have you ever felt loss or know of someone who finds him or herself wandering aimless of direction? Has frustration ever overwhelmed you because you didn’t know where to look or how to begin? Perhaps, desiring to help someone else find their purpose but, seemingly, a dead end kept rearing its head.

Discovering yours and/or helping someone find their purpose first begins with a small voice. This voice is truth! It doesn’t lie to you. It never will! Situations will come up that will guide us. Pay attention! If you’re not paying attention to those “signs” (or voice) you will miss it because we can become caught up into what we assume or want to do versus what we should be doing. Seek out the information once the truth is revealed. Just because you discover the purpose doesn’t mean you automatically know everything that goes into it. You have to put the time in to hone your skills. Process will always take the time that it takes. It will ALWAYS depend on the individual and their ability to grasp said concepts.

You know, I have to be real honest with you! Those three things have happened throughout my years but I fought tooth and nail not understanding the importance of each step and its meaning. My truth (voice) was buried because my notations were centered on the wrong things. It wasn’t until a couple of years ago that a face (explanation, understanding) identified what had been. I’m a helper. As my Dad puts it … a liaison. I’ve always been in between situations; not that I chose them all, but because I carried myself in such a manner. Being a helper is vast! There’s no one that determines what that entails. If you recall a blog I wrote about writing, I share the story of my 6th grade teacher telling my Mom that I will have to work on my comprehension. Never in a million years would, or even could, I imagine writing blogs or anything else!

Recap: Listen to the voice of truth! Pay Attention! Seek the information to hone whatever the skill! … Liken unto the rising of the sun and the going down of the same, you will become what you are supposed to be!

Have any questions? In need of more insight? Please, let me know!

Bloggers Purpose or Purpose: Blogging?

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Confusion’s Apparel

Here ye! Here ye! Writing is now in session. The “honorable” writer presides! LOL! That’s funny right there. What does the title mean: “Bloggers Purpose” or “Purpose: Blogging?” The “Bloggers Purpose” stems from a blogger’s basic agenda. He or she will write about an idea creatively painting an intriguing picture that readers can’t wait to read the story of interest. The reader is then enlightened and/or entertained causing him or her to beg for more! And then there is the “Purpose: Blogging.” This is a person trying to figure out if they should write at all.

I don’t know if that appeared clear, especially since I’m writing about it, but I have had this plaguing question since a child of what is my purpose. I have various things that I sort of can do. I’m not even sure if there is such a thing as mastering an ability but have tried to become good at some of those abilities — putting practice in one area more than another. So, why am I still lost or, at least, continually feel this way? I had a conversation with my Dad this morning while at the gym about this and he told me that a person is not their purpose, however, I told him that a person’s purpose gives them a sense of identity. Who am I type thing. Like, I get that I am a child of God. A daughter, sister, friend, etc., yet why am I here? I told him that since childhood I’ve pondered this life I have. Again, why am I here?

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Speaks for itself

Here I am — writing! Am I fairly good at it? I don’t know. I’ve written some things and have received some positive views. I have also received great needful critiques, but … how come they’re still not enough? I love to help people. No! I have to do my usual. I truly LOVE helping people and want, if I can, for my writing (amongst other things) to be an encouragement, enlightenment, aid, teacher, etc. Hmmm, maybe that’s it …

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It’s NEVER Too Late 2 Figure Out

A “Bloggers Purpose” AND “Purpose: Blogging” — to utilize writing as a way to creatively motivate, etc., and KATHERINE … “It is something you do as a means to fulfill your desire …. helping others!”

What is your take on purpose overall?