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We Passed The Test!

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Thanks to everyone who was praying and there for me! I passed the test. It was hard. I was disappointed I didn't blow it out of the water like I wanted. ....Hubby was like...but you passed it doesn't matter what you got---you just had to pass it. Guess I'm hard on myself. I left the house knowing I knew the info as best as I could. Don't know what else I could have done. Don't think studying more would have helped...I knew the info as best as I could.

I should be celebrating...I accomplished what I set out to do! And I am starting to celebrate. Interesting how hard we can be on ourselves...we accomplish our goal and we still aren't happy with ourselves. Interesting!

Another pebble in the road of like overcome. I didn't let it stop me or keep me down or I didn't let it become a boulder that I was afraid of. I headed for it and got over it and back on the trail again.

Off to make it a great day!

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LAURIETAIT 4/25/2012 5:50PM

    Passing is good!


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MFLYNN8 4/25/2012 6:22AM

    You did your best and it was just right!

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MARYANN2323 4/24/2012 1:26PM

    Well done you! emoticon emoticonNot that there was any doubt, right?

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ANATASHIKI 4/24/2012 1:15PM

    congrats and don't be so harsh on yourself. remember we don't have the right to judge , others or ourselves emoticon . you did the best you could and it was exactly what you needed to pass. I had to take tons of exams in my life and unfortunately a lot of things besides hard work are involved , sometimes things so random that you could never dream you could influence , except you are God. so enjoy your victory and be grateful emoticon

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EDITOR 4/24/2012 9:10AM

    Yep, knew it and you did well. Don't be a perfectionalist. Be proud that you can do all things through Christ Who strengthens you!

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DGFOWLER 4/24/2012 6:38AM

    Congrats on passing the test. Be proud of this accomplishment. Now.. what does that make you? Better then before (check), smarter than before (check) more accomplished (check).. the list can go on and on. Relish this moment. Donna

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T-Day (Test Day)

Monday, April 23, 2012

Had a good night's rest. Feeling good this AM. Feeling like I can hit this test out of the ball field. Have spent several days intensely studying. I know most of the subject and feel like I have given it my best shot. Had kinda outlined in my head how I wanted to proceed and was already there yesterday afternoon. So kinda took it easy last night and read a book for awhile. This morning I feel rested and ready to go. Off to exercise and work through a test and see where I am. Don't want to push too much today...but want to refresh everything to make sure I have some memory recall.

Off to make it a great day ... ready to get over this hurdle. I know we can do this. With so many people praying for me....and our sermon was about David and Goliath yesterday...If God is For me...and He is right here beside me...who/what can't I OVERCOME.

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ANATASHIKI 4/24/2012 3:42AM

    good luck! emoticon

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FREES1 4/23/2012 3:05PM

    best of luck on your test, or should I say 'break a leg'? may you get through the test with ease, pass it with flying colors, and make your way into the insurance field...

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EDITOR 4/23/2012 7:11AM

    Lord, the studying is over with. The test will be a breeze because Jesus stands next to me. The recall will be delightful because the Holy Spirit recalls all things to my mind. Be with Kathleen as she hits a home run. Bless and keep her as she keeps her mind fixed on Your goodness, Keep her keeping on to Your glory. Amen

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AELI2468 4/23/2012 6:54AM

    Good luck!!

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SUNSET09 4/23/2012 6:51AM

  Good luck and Godspeed! You can and will do this! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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Sunday Morning

Sunday, April 22, 2012

The bed was so warm and the house was cool this morning! I didn't want to get out of bed. I wanted to stay wrapped up in the little cacoon all nice and toasty.....but that doesn't get me where I want to finally I tossed back the cover, shut off the alarm and up I got.

Off to begin a great day!

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EDITOR 4/22/2012 7:57AM

    Hope your day will be great! Hope the sun decides to pay us a visit. Hope all is well for you on this Lord's day.

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ANATASHIKI 4/22/2012 6:08AM

    I hope it will be , mine is good until now emoticon

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Saturday brain is better

Saturday, April 21, 2012

Last night I quit studying thinking I needed a brain transplant. Would study and understand the concept get another question and it had flown out of my brain. I know Friday night I'm usually tired anyway...but study study study. Monday is just around the corner. Hubby off to parade this AM which keeps the house quiet while I study.

Getting ready to work out and study while I ride the bike. I will get through this process and overcome the hurdles in my path.

Determined to make it a great day. Fortunately I am able to focus most of the weekend on studying so I can take breaks...put in a load of laundry etc.

I felt pretty confident and then last night...not so confident...but study each day will help me knock this out of the ballfield and be done with it...and on to the next challenge in life. One thing for's got my motor running and stimulated my brain to start firing again. I like the sense of challenge and I know Monday is the end of this challenge My gut tells me I'll's just how much I will put in to it to study and learn about it. The better prepared I am the better the outcome will be. I am determined not to let this challenge hold me down. In the big picture it's just a bump or pebble in the road and I will not let it hold me back from experiencing all that life has for me to experience.

Off to conquor this challenge successfully!

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EDITOR 4/21/2012 3:52PM

    You are really doing your part, and I agree with Avanell's advice to ask the Holy Spirit for his Help.

Helps too that I promise to pray for you.

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AVANELL 4/21/2012 11:06AM

    The Holy Spirit is our Helper. Ask Him to bring back to your remembrance what you need to answer the questions on your test. He will help you!


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Fabulous Friday

Friday, April 20, 2012

Long day yesterday but got in a lunch time walk. Studied for an hour for my upcoming exam at a coffee shop and then went to voice lessons with co-worker...I'm not taking them but co-worker is and there needs to be 3 of us there..and then afterwards Praise Team practise until 9 pm. I was pretty beat coming home. Talked to hubby about 15-20 minutes and then went to bed.

Planning to study Saturday and then Sunday afternoon. Took Monday off to study and take the test and hope to celebrate Monday evening. Test is Monday at 3 pm about 2 1/2 proctored test. We can do this. A break in the routine of life....a challenge to overcome. We can do this.

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AVANELL 4/20/2012 9:20AM

    emoticon You'll make it! Then you can relax and enjoy the victory!

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EDITOR 4/20/2012 6:02AM

    You push yourself, for sure. I don't but we have a few other Sparkies that do and I just love to read about---the way I used to be.

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