Broken. It's easy to love broken people when we realize that we, too, are broken. When there's chaos, we must extend consideration. Compassion. When we realize how broken we are, don't mind broken places so much. We feel for them. Compassion. Empathy. Desire to help as there were those that helped us. But, how do … Continue reading Broken, Yet Made Whole
An excerpt from a lovely little book, Napkin Notes, by Garth Callaghan: "There were twin boys. They were young - probably around six. Although the boys were twins, their personalities were incredibly different. One was extremely happy and the other was extremely anxious. The parents took the boys to see a counselor. The counselor devised an exam. … Continue reading Fear, or Opportunity?
Action that stems from the motivator of fear does not have the ability to produce true, lasting continuance of those actions. Only action stemming from love has the power to last, built on a rock indestructible from storms and floods. If an individual is training for a marathon or beginning an exercise routine for the … Continue reading Fear, or Love?
As a child, were you ever asked, “If you could have ANY superpower, what would it be??” My response: “to FLY!!” I am ecstatic to share that I finally got that opportunity. This is a big deal. I’m seeing generational fears – fears passed down from my mother and her mother and so forth … Continue reading First Flight
There is a, in my opinion, lyrical revelation in the song I want to share with you today. 2014 for me has been a very turbulent yet very forward moving and purposeful year for me. Maybe you can relate??
Get ready for this - I MATCHED my PR time.
Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.Abraham Lincoln Alright, it's a funny quote, haha. All joking aside, your words have a big impact on the direction of your thoughts and your life. “The words you speak become the house you live in.”Hafiz Have you ever wondered if what … Continue reading Words?
In my perfect world, I would be further south, like Florida, or west, like California, or wonderful, like Hawaii .. but that's not my story right now - I'm in Virginia, where Monday it sleeted, iced, and snowed, and I decided to go out for my 1st day of 10k training anyway. I started out … Continue reading Adaptations
When it gets tough, what do you do? What is your reaction? Do you give in? "well, there's resistance here .. it must not be meant to be." Do you delay it; shelf it for later? Do you get angry? Or do you continue? Do you press in? “The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you … Continue reading Mental Toughness