Make a List– The Things You Should Bring to Get the Most Out of Life

Make a List– The Things You Should Bring to Get the Most Out of Life

Jan. 19, 2017 by

I love moving into a new year. Much like mornings and Mondays and the chance to start fresh, the switch from one year to the next lets you leave behind the junk and instead hope for better. It’s the start

I Honk Because I Care – Loving Strangers, Speaking Truth

I Honk Because I Care – Loving Strangers, Speaking Truth

Jan. 12, 2017 by

I honked at someone this morning. Judging from her surprised expression, she had no idea I was there. Now, I feel bad about it. In person, I would never “honk” at someone. They might cut me off in line or

Finding the Perfect Gift in 24 Hours or Less

Finding the Perfect Gift in 24 Hours or Less

Dec. 24, 2016 by

The Perfect Gift Christmas is one day away, and I’m still trying to come up with a super meaningful gift for my sweet loved ones. Every year I make something for my kids, but this year’s been kind of busy

A New Perspective on the Busy Days of Christmas

A New Perspective on the Busy Days of Christmas

Dec. 15, 2016 by

I had intended for this week’s theme to be tips for getting past the crazy busyness of the holidays to find a place of peace. That didn’t happen, though. I got busy—so busy I almost didn’t write a blog post!

Joining the Adventure – Gratitude 1; “I’m Sorry” 0

Joining the Adventure – Gratitude 1; “I’m Sorry” 0

Dec. 1, 2016 by

Paving the Road to “I’m Sorry” Great intentions framed my Thanksgiving Day. I was going to write a beautiful blog gushing with gratitude toward each of you for the support, encouragement, and strength you’ve offered me through these last few

Life Hurts– What Happened to It Being Easy and Light?

Life Hurts– What Happened to It Being Easy and Light?

Nov. 17, 2016 by

The sun’s shining, the birds are singing, and life is copacetic. Having an anvil drop on your rainbows and kittens isn’t even on the radar. But then it happens. A cold wind blows. The birds scatter. And life throws up

A Changed Warrior – The Path to Being Who You’re Meant to Be

A Changed Warrior – The Path to Being Who You’re Meant to Be

Nov. 10, 2016 by

Nearly a year ago, I wrote a blog about Knowing Your Purpose. I quoted smart marketing gurus and challenged ya’ll to take a good look and figure out what your brand is—who you’re meant to be. When I started out,

Choices – Starting with Politics, Ending with You

Choices – Starting with Politics, Ending with You

Nov. 3, 2016 by

The world is not as it ought to be. I’ve never brought politics into my blogging world, and that’s not really my intention today. But with my topic focused on waking up and thinking for yourself, I can’t help but

The Warrior’s Art of List Making Begins with Thinking

The Warrior’s Art of List Making Begins with Thinking

Oct. 26, 2016 by

Make a List – Check it Twice Some people don’t like my lists. They worry about me and all my To Do’s. To them, my lists look overwhelming and impossible, but to me they serve a purpose. My lists help

Tolerance Hurts the Tolerated Heart

Tolerance Hurts the Tolerated Heart

Oct. 20, 2016 by

I tolerate you. That’s basically what my friend heard. She was late to work, and her employer was short on patience. Before saying he couldn’t tolerate tardiness, he listed all the things about her he had already been tolerating. It