Regrets, I Have None

Regrets, I Have None

Before I had none, I had so many. This morning I stepped out onto my deck where I can see everything there is to see by looking out, down and anywhere my eyes take me. Visualize climbing up into a tree house that overlooks your whole life. Picture little twinkling...
The Power of Language—Choose Wisely

The Power of Language—Choose Wisely

I have to smile whenever I think about language and what I learned in high school English class. Back then language consisted of punctuation, verbs, nouns and the proper use of words. Although all of that may have been encompassed in my early education, there would be...
Who Are You?

Who Are You?

The following was written while I was caring for my father during his declining years. While Dad has since passed away, the experiences and lessons learned are worth sharing. You don’t have to be old for your memory to fail. I can’t begin to tell you how many times...
The Joyous Light in Your Heart

The Joyous Light in Your Heart

Your joyous light: Is it extinguished? Is it diminished? Or is it radiant? We were all created wonderfully and fearfully, on purpose, for a purpose. How do you keep your heart shining with radiance? Looking back on my life, I am aware of times when my heart has been...
Investing in You

Investing in You

What would be added to your life, if you were to invest in you? I recently wrote about how essential it is to be selfless in my blog Selfish vs. Selfless. I have never been more aware of how investing in me would change my perspective, change my attitude, and help me...
Reality vs. Alignment

Reality vs. Alignment

I find myself in a season of life that I did not see coming. Nine years ago, I made the decision to move back to St. Louis to care for both of my elderly parents. At that time, Mom’s health was declining and Dad was increasingly becoming tired of doing it all himself....