HELLO 2019

HELLO 2019

I’m welcoming 2019 with wide open arms. What about you? As I think back to my first blog of 2018, “Ready to Soar,” I have to smile. I stood on the roof ready to fly. Although that was my intention in January 2018, I found that it was more like learning to drive a...
Count It All Joy

Count It All Joy

James 1:2 says, “Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.” How are...
Reflections

Reflections

Reflecting on this year and everything 2018 has encompassed, what would you like to call it? As I reflect on this year, I would call my year an “Amusement Park.” Visualize an amusement park. It’s full of a variety of things you might see and experience: a roller...
Awareness & Acceptance Collide

Awareness & Acceptance Collide

What do you get, where do you go, what comes into your life when Awareness and Acceptance collide? Last month I wrote about how my mom’s words and my beliefs of “NOT good enough” and “NOT smart enough” played a major role in how I viewed myself. Many times, as a...
Scars and Broken Cracks of Life

Scars and Broken Cracks of Life

What experiences have left deep scars or broken cracks in your life? Think about your scars. What do they look and feel like? If you are visualizing a physical scar, it might be discolored, rough, ridged and sensitive to touch. What about emotional scars? What beliefs...
Dream to Be You

Dream to Be You

What if you are who you dream about being? So, who are you dreaming to be? As a little girl, my dream was to be a teacher. I would stand at my child-size chalkboard teaching imaginary children. I would spend hours writing math problems, correcting grammar and spelling...
Out On That Limb

Out On That Limb

An opportunity comes knocking. That opportunity sounds like something that might be of value to you. You visualize how that opportunity might play out. And then … it’s gone. How many opportunities have passed you by or that you have let pass by? During those moments,...
Decisions, Decisions

Decisions, Decisions

The million-dollar question is, “What would I have done differently?” How many of you have made decisions only to question those decisions later? I would venture to say that we are all in the same boat. Those decisions were probably made in one of two ways: 1) Based...
Next Level

Next Level

Take a moment and engage in a reality check: What’s right in front of you? I see in front of me, pinned on a bulletin board, the gratitude list I created on June 20th this year during my healthy living challenge. My gratitude list is written in red, but what is...
Love What Is

Love What Is

Webster defines “Love” as: 1) Strong affection. 2) Warm attachment. 3) Attraction based on sexual desire. 4) A beloved person. 5) Unselfish, loyal and benevolent concern for others. 6) A score of zero in tennis. What is your definition of love? What in your life has...