Tag: make a difference

Tenderize My Heart, Lord

While writing in my journal, I wrote: “Lord, tenderize my heart for others.” Tenderize? Where did that come from? Suddenly, I went “nostalgic” and saw my mom holding a meat tenderizer hammer beating the tar out of a piece of meat. She was beating it to make the meat more tender. And, of course, that…

By Donna Wuerch January 17, 2019 0

Where Empathy Makes a Difference

Yesterday, Buddy and I started out on our usual walk when we came upon this adorable little girl, who, from a distance, I could hear shouting “Look, a puppy!” She was so excited to express her joy to Buddy, and he was for her, that we stopped for this sweet exchange. We made it back…

By Donna Wuerch April 6, 2017 0

Happy Presidents Day! Thanks, Presidents!

I gave considerable thought to Presidents’ Day before posting today. In my research, I found this day began as a way of celebrating George Washington’s Birthday (our first U.S. president) and now it’s a federal holiday that honors all presidents of the U.S. In celebrating this day, do we really acknowledge, with gratitude, what our…

By Donna Wuerch February 21, 2017 0

What Are We Stronger Than?

Day 192 of Photo Inspirations — What Are We Stronger Than? I heard my grandson’s speech, “The Making of a Leader”, so many times that I almost had it memorized by the time he went to Nationals in Minnesota.  In one of the points he made, “Leadership is Influence”, he gave an example of this…

By Donna Wuerch July 15, 2015 0

The Imelda Marcos Award

Day 145 of Photo Inspirations — The Imelda Marcos Award #TBT — Imelda Marcos, best known for her 3,000+ pairs of shoes, was the wife of the former Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos. So, this photo is ME (check out that hair)  — 23 years ago when I was Associate Director of Communications at the University…

By Donna Wuerch May 28, 2015 0