How to Cultivate One of Your Greatest Gifts

One of the greatest gifts (skills) you can cultivate is not inspiration, motivation, organization, or education.  One of the greatest gifts you can cultivate is learning how to soothe.  Yes, soothe. [...]

Four Agreements That Would Transform the Political Landscape

Today I completed my mail-in ballot for 2016.  I'm kind of a political junkie, so I was informed about the candidates.  I researched the judges and studied the pros and cons of [...]

Philippians 4:8 – The Power of Focus

  What we focus on magnifies and manifests. Philippians 4:8, from the New Testament, provides a blueprint for creating a happy and healthy life. https://youtu.be/4xEnpCCoB5Y

Dare to Defy the Ending

In an environment in which we can feel fearful, helpless, and even hopeless, this passage written by Brene' Brown in "Rising Strong" offers you a challenge and an inspiration to encourage you to [...]

The #1 Cause of Loss of Joy, Serenity, Hope, and Trust

What causes joy, serenity, hope, and trust to die in us? The number one cause is . . . . . . Trauma. And none of us are exempt. This week I [...]

The One Element That Most Often Defeats Change

“Be gentle with yourself for you are living through a major expansion of your faith and how you use it in the world. You are rewiring decades of old beliefs and shifting [...]

Using Disappointment to Leverage Success

We are instinctively created, as part of our basic survival, to avoid pain. We will do everything we can to push it away – blame, project, shame, deny, minimize, berate, distract, and [...]

Keep Your Eye on the Rainbow Post-a-Note

Do you remember as a child how you anticipated your next birthday?  “I’m 7 ½.” you’d proudly say, eager for the next six months to roll by so that you could declare, [...]