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...
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...