A Well Lived Life……

Why me?  How many times have we all asked ourselves this question?  Embarrassingly enough, I have probably asked myself this more than I want to admit.  We should be asking ourselves Why NOT me? Why not me?  Could that be right?  I think so.  I think we are capable of surpassing even our “known” limits. … Read More A Well Lived Life……


Grace Under Pressure……

Feeling Grace…… To feel grace is to give over your being, your “complete” self to honor or love.  Honor YOURSELF with Grace; love YOURSELF with Grace, almost to the point of reckless abandonment.  Grace enables true BELIEF in self. In my case, Grace is something I am learning, consciously practicing.  Some days are harder than… Read More Grace Under Pressure……


Time marches on….Don’t get left behind!!!

It’s Tuesday!  The week is marching forward.  Are you?  Have you tried to put your disappointments and setbacks behind you to get where you’re going?  It can be hard, but necessary.  Necessary to move on to what could be the best time of your life!  It’s not even a means to an end-I prefer a… Read More Time marches on….Don’t get left behind!!!


The Measurement of Success!!!

“S”…Success Whether or not we are successful in our own eyes is different I think for everybody.  Some days just getting out of bed on time is considered a great success by some; where others may look at that as just the norm, what’s expected. I like to believe individual success should not only be measured… Read More The Measurement of Success!!!


I am NOT a Martyr!!!

I refuse to be a martyr to my own life.   Martyr may sound extreme and I don’t mean a martyr to my death, just a martyr in the sense of struggling with what’s most important and what I need and maybe even what I want. To overcome this, I need to believe I can do… Read More I am NOT a Martyr!!!


Sustain Yourself!!!

Daily Bread….. How do I define MY Daily Bread?  The quiet in the mornings before anyone else is awake, a cup of coffee in my RED cup on the deck, a moment of silence with a free heart and quiet mind, Lauren’s quick wit and laughter (though sometimes at me!), a Tylie kiss, Tim reaching… Read More Sustain Yourself!!!


Skip the Blame…Regret NOT Required!!!

R”….Regret                 A feeling of sorrow or remorse for a fault, act, loss or disappointment How do we learn from losses or disappointments without feeling regret?  How do we skip blaming and move right into growing?  Regret can be the poison that keeps you from moving forward.  It clouds you from seeing thru the loss/disappointment;… Read More Skip the Blame…Regret NOT Required!!!


My Scarlet Letter……

My Scarlet Letter: “R” “R” is for Responsibility.  That is my Scarlet Letter. Lately it is becoming easier to admit there are more and more times I wish I no longer wore it, but with such a strong SENSE of responsibility, that will NEVER happen.  It’s not a BAD thing. One should be responsible. I… Read More My Scarlet Letter……


The Power to CHOOSE!!!

Let’s continue with “C”…..choices The power to choose We are given numerous opportunities everyday to make choices; from the mundane (what to wear?) to life changing (quit our job to be happy or stay and be miserable?).  Included in our daily choices should be who we allow to be a part of our every days. … Read More The Power to CHOOSE!!!


Are YOU Worth Everything?

The saying is, “a journey begins with a single step”. I want an odyssey. An odyssey is life changing. Epic. It’s a life challenge. It’s risking everything and finding you are stronger than you thought possible, more capable than you imagined, and more deserving than you have ever felt. Sometimes you must risk everything to… Read More Are YOU Worth Everything?