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Posts Tagged ‘world’

WP

In Uncategorized on August 14, 2009 at 4:16 pm

Don’t you just love the look of the new WP main page? Maybe you’re not a WordPress user, but you should look at the new page. It’s modern, sleek, easy to search around and super attractive. Love those new pictures!

The new page has really helped me find new blogs, of all types, and I love the different reads.

I often feel like I’m behind on the world’s happenings, but it’s articles like these that help me learn more about what’s going on in this universe. It takes me two minutes to read a quick article, and I feel better for it. That…and I get to swoon over Anderson Coopers picture. ūüėČ

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Keep the Faith

In Uncategorized on April 7, 2009 at 3:00 pm

It really frustrates me when people blow things completely out of proportion. They just love adding to stories to make them seem bigger than they are and more dramatic.

There’s seriously nothing more maddening to me.

Here’s an example.

My mom was telling me about this guy that a family friend was dating. This guy was apparently a bad influence on the girl, had long greasy hair, tattoos all over, piercings coming out of his yin-yang…you get the picture. He was not a decent guy. While my mom’s telling me this, she’s gasping and her eyes are wide. It’s a dramatic story. And of course I fell right into it. This girl was obviously not his type, what were they doing together?

Later on I find out exactly who the guy was, and it turns out, he’s one of my acquaintances. He’s super sweet, has medium to short hair, no tattoos, and his ears are pierced. (I’ve since learned to take my mom’s stories with a grain of salt).

With the world going down hill at the moment, I’m hearing so many stories that are made so much bigger than they need to be. I hear some people saying we need to start thinking about storing up food, that¬†Obama is bringing the US into communism, that the world is going to end. Seriously.

Here’s what I think. Let the world do what it may. I’ll live my life one day at a time, deal with the challenges when they come, and that’s all that I can do. I refuse to panic. All I can do is trust that someone is looking out for me and use my common sense. Good grief, imagine if I started to panic now…while my life is still pretty easy?? I’d be a total wreck when it actually started to get tough!

I think the best way to prepare for the economy drama right now is to live life as it comes. Live sensibly, live smart. But don’t become fearful, don’t become paranoid. There’s a greater force then us out there, someone who can see the whole picture and has provided shelter even for the little¬†sparrows.

By the way, I am in no way wanting to trivialize the hardships that some people are going through because of the economy now! I’m not saying that they are blowing their stories out of proportion, but that when it comes to “the world is ending”…well, you know what I mean.