We’ve all know the pain of failure. Me too. Lots of times. Several days ago I was reflecting on how certain decisions took me down certain paths. I was thinking about how, over the decades, better decisions would have produced better results. I felt sad. I felt disappointment. I grieved. I committed to learn and Read More
Friday afternoon. End of the week. Having coffee with a friend. He looks a bit weary. Catching up; reviewing the past year; sharing our excitement for the coming year. We touched on my blog last week about disappointment. He said, “I once had a business coach that told me that he would only work with Read More
In case you haven’t noticed, life can be difficult. Perhaps your life is difficult right now. No one is exempt. No one. There is one thing you need to know in order to cope when life is difficult or tragic. One ingredient is required in order to make it through the darkest of times. One Read More
Have you been wondering why you keep getting passed-up for that big promotion at work? Why do you start a new diet or exercise routine only to find it ending before it begins? Are you frustrated because you keep choosing dissatisfying relationships? Are you tired of self-sabotage, procrastination, disorganization, feeling out of control and generally Read More
Yesterday morning I attended a presentation, hosted by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, on matching resources with needs at a global level. With newly developed technology and international networking, churches, charities, and donors can be more quickly matched up with needs around the world. More accurate measurement data can now be compiled to assure funds given toward these needs Read More
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 the amendments. I felt good that I had voted thoughtfully and responsibly. We’re living in a chaotic time of change. I’m actually excited about Read More
Last weekend I attended “Believe – the Ultimate Business Conference for Women” in Kansas City, MO. With over 1,000 women (and a handful of wise men) and 18 energetic, wildly successful, authentic, open-hearted presenters coming together, the Convention Center rocked with enthusiastic women eager to inspire each other and to learn how to build and Read More
What we focus on magnifies and manifests. Philippians 4:8, from the New Testament, provides a blueprint for creating a happy and healthy life.
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 write your life’s story as you wish to write it; to dare to defy the ending.
From “The Velveteen Rabbit”