I set an impossible goal. My goal was to run a 5k—the entire race (as opposed to walking). For many of you, that probably sounds like easy beans, but for me, it was a stretch. When I first set the
I pick up hitchhikers. I know, I know, it’s not safe. Believe me I’ve heard all about it. I’ve even had an experience or two that told me I wasn’t on the brightest side of things. But I have rules
As I write this, I am fighting the reality that I probably won’t pull off my big book launch plan. My plan involved videos and being witty and lots of social media exposure. But at 11:08 pm on Friday night,
I saw mom a week before her fall. We talked, played games, went out to dinner, and celebrated her birthday early. And she loved me well. My visit with her reminded me of good times from long ago when we
I think I’ve figured something out about the whole warrior thing. Being a warrior is not the goal. There’s more to it than that. I came up with the warrior thing a few years ago when I chose “Warrior” as
Opportunities = Adventure We can shun the opportunities of life, or we can face them. When adventure peeks around the corner, we can walk toward it or turn the other way. Last week, I thought avoidance might be the best
After spending three months editing, rewriting, and trimming my novel, I have discovered some similarities between the craft of writing a story and the craft of living a life. And I wanted to share some of my observations with
Most people would pick fearless over fearful, but not me. Every January I come up with a word for my year. It’s a theme for the year. Some past words have been community, gift, and warrior. 2020’s word was FEARLESS.