My life

Posts about my life in general.

Calling a Retreat

by Jennifer Haynie @JenniferHaynie1 If I could rip January from the calendar, I would. It was awful. Work was hard. Things were happening at church. And a health problem threatened my inner peace. I wanted to run and hide. I couldn’t. All I could do was to bull through it and take life day by ...continue reading

Coping with Life's Twists and Turns

by Jennifer Haynie @JenniferHaynie1 Our hot water heater died last night (Friday) at 11 PM. It wasn’t a dramatic death of water spewing all over the garage in huge torrents. I’d had a very long and busy week. When I finally stumbled through the door at eight o’clock last night, my ever-loving husband suggested that ...continue reading

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Ode to the Introvert

by Jennifer Haynie @JenniferHaynie1 In November, I was in a training class that hones skills related to leadership in the workplace. This included a heavy dose of the psychological traits that can make working with multiple personalities both challenging and rewarding. One of the first things we did was to take the MBTI® to determine ...continue reading

Advent Week 4: Light

Note: Advent, of course, is over now, but this miniseries wouldn’t be complete without one last post. January is my hardest month. Sure, the days are starting to get longer, but the difference in when the sun sets is so miniscule that it’s hard to notice. In the morning, it’s almost like the sun struggles ...continue reading

How to Effect Change

by Jennifer Haynie @JenniferHaynie1 It happened again. I needed to get into my phone company's main e-mail account to make a change.  Now my phone company is an interesting place for e-mail accounts. It’s possible to have multiple ones with multiple passwords and multiple domain names, including my official e-mail account that I never, ever ...continue reading