Perception

Last week a co-worker of mine shared with me a concern he had regarding my leadership style. The conversation went like this: “You know Melissa, you are too friendly with your Sailors.” Okay, it wasn’t much of a conversation as I simply sat there and received his honest assessment of my character. All I could do is say, “Thank you for that. However, not all leadership styles are the same, and I lead differently than most.”  Read more…


In the Center of Pride is “I”

The last three weeks of my life was an emotional roller coaster for me. I have found that as I get older, the crimson wave, a.k.a, a woman’s time of the month attack fiercely. At the beginning of every month, everyone around me seems to either annoy me, or hurt me, or both. I consider myself to be fairly thick-skinned most of my life. I usually do not let people get the best of me. Read more…


The Small Things

By:  Shiela Bernardo
 
Do not let the small compromises chip away at the structure of your integrity. This put things in perspective for me. Sometimes we may find ourselves justifying what we may think to ourselves as harmless misconduct. Even if you label your actions as trivial or insignificant, it will eventually weigh you down.

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In God’s Perfect Time (A Testimony)

By:  Ava Cabalza
I never really bothered to know God as much as I desire now, although, there is that constant urge to do so. I grew up with the conviction that as long as I know that He is my God and my Savior, then I am better off than most. That is, until such time when going to church became a part of a routine I dreaded on Sundays.

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