Laughter, the Best Medicine

Laughter, the Best Medicine

How did you spend your Christmas holidays? How did you make the best use of time spent with family and friends? In addition to the delectable, rich, scrumptious food that was everywhere, there was a lot of laughter in the air at mine. Gathering family together is...
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...
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...
Reflections and the Final Hours

Reflections and the Final Hours

Psalm 139:14 says, “I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.” God truly made our dad fearfully and wonderfully on purpose, for a purpose. If there is anything we knew about our dad, it is this:  he...