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What can you do well?


New Year’s Eve reference above.

I enjoy following people on Instagram. It gives me a peek into lives all over the world. Some of Instagramers are exceptional photographers. I love following the bakers and drooling over their desserts. I follow seamstresses whose creations are so incredible it’s difficult for me to wrap my head around the fact someone made them.

I’ve never done anything really well. I have friends who are excellent cooks, a friend who is an artist. I’ve got a friend who makes incredible things from beads. My sister is an outstanding teacher. My mother creates beautiful cards. There is the friend whose garden looks like it’s from the pages of a magazine. Or my friend who loves on a small farm while working as a dentist. My oldest daughter sings like an angel and my youngest is creative. She writes, does photography, graphic art designs and blogs. The list goes on and on.

Me? Nothing. Nada. Rien. Zilch. Zero. You get the idea. All I do well is depression which doesn’t create the life I want. My nightmares have returned which causes serious sleep disturbances.

I’d love to know what you do well? Where do you exceed average? Are you a successful business person? An artist? Unusually creative? A baker? A great cook? Gardner? Great at explaining faith in a way people can understand? A writer? Please share because I’d love know.


I am always learning something new about life. My life is made richer by friends, family, travel, experiences, books and hobbies.

7 thoughts on “What can you do well?

  1. What can I do well? It might be the problem of the wrong question to me, since at this stage of my life, I am learning that I belong to the One who made me for Himself. It is not a good answer, that is, I appreciate this it can be cliche; I have arrived here by a long and circuitous route; it is at this stage of life, after so many years of not knowing, that I know I belong – – and not just belong – – but I know to whom I belong (I offer this link to some posts where I speak to this: But like you (I suspect), my “well doing” is in question; my “well being” is not. Grace to you as you participate in your life re-written.

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  2. You are an amazing person. I’ve never known anyone with a photographic memory – you have that. You are great at entertaining – do you remember the surprise birthday party you threw for Don when we came to visit? You are a wonderful writer – which I’ve been telling you for over a year – won’t you please help me with my book? You are a loyal and loving friend. Thank you for being my friend. Love you!


  3. I’m full of contradictions. I can draw better than most, but am also quite badly colourblind. I’m conscientious to a fault – meaning I stress way more than I should about meeting people’s expectations. I’m also rubbish at saying no.

    Don’t beat yourself up so much – you write wonderfully.


  4. You are an amazing seamstress. I have a bag hand made by you that looks like I paid more than $40 for it. Do not ever sale your sewing ability short.

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