Change is Overrated

I’ve been thinking about change lately. No particular reason, really. I just notice many programs and practices online that offer “Change and Transformation.” It got me wondering, do we really change at all? Do we change or do we simply become who we were intended to...

Write For Your Life

Like many, I’ve written words most of my life.  I’ve even been paid to do it.  However, most of my words will never be seen and my observations never read. While I was paid to be a journalist, I am most at home when I am freely writing in my journal. When life’s...

Freedom From IF…

Happy Fourth of July!!! I hope you are enjoying ALL the freedoms we have as Americans and as free human persons.  May your day be filled with the promises freedom holds and the possibilities that are at your disposal. As we know, it isn’t where we live that sets us...

It’s Mid-Year. Now What?

As we settle into summer and enjoy the long evenings and a bit of respite, it’s easy to forget we are, in fact, at mid-year. So how are those resolutions you set in January coming along? Even if you’re full steam ahead on those New Year projections, mid-summer is a...

Do You Want To Be Well?

    In sacred biblical scripture, Jesus asks a paralyzed man, “Do you want to be well?”  The man doesn’t respond “yes” or “no”.  Instead he gives a reason why he can’t be healed. There was no one to help him into the healing waters of the pool...

Don’t Trip Over Other People’s Steps

Social media, podcasts, and bookstores are filled with steps for success, productivity, and a happier life.  So why is it that so many of us seem to get only so far up the staircase and then stumble our way back to where we started? From ancient writings and scripture...

Is Your Summer At Risk for ANTs?

ANTs.  We all have them.  If left alone, they have you entering summer with the chill of a winter mindset of bitterness and negativity.  Automatic Negative Thoughts (ANTs), are insidious joy suckers that must be squashed! Although everyone has ANTs, we may not...

Tending The Creative Soul

What makes creative people seem so different, so uniquely gifted?  Simply put, they give attention and respect to the artistic passion in their soul. The soul is where the seeds of creativity are planted in each of us.  That inner place that gives life to our true...

Pond River Ocean Rain

Let Me Tell You About This Book I Read….. Books can be our soul’s most loyal companions through life.  Their words penetrate our minds, hearts, and imaginations, awakening us to new possibilities and adventures.  And some, are a silent strength that journey with us...