It is my goal to make 2021 a “measured” year. This is the word that will guide me forward + encourage me to find consistent + comfortable rhythms.
A Grinch stole our mail but we won’t let it steal our Christmas joy! Joy is unshakeable + rooted in the true meaning of the Christmas season.
Allow your willingness to embrace the wonderful – even within the challenges – to be a reflection of the joy of Christmas.
The blessing was hiding in plain sight and I nearly missed it. How often is that the case? We walk by our blessings – see them, smell them, feel them, hear them – but never let the reality of what they represent wash over us?
Waiting is hard. Whether you are waiting a minute, a month or a year. It requires us to humble ourselves and accept – we are not in control. How can you wait well?
Thankfulness may not be a posture that our hearts are inclined to take this season. You lose nothing by choosing appreciation and gain everything by shifting your perspective into this place.
Where is your happy place? Take a moment to see and feel yourself there. Shut your eyes, take a deep breath, and imagine the sights, sounds, and textures of that place. For me, it is Long Cove Point on the coast of Maine. I spent my childhood going up to Maine, to stay at my …
People and relationships are paramount and that means that having honest conversations around feedback is a necessity.
I don’t believe in coincidences, happy accidents, or serendipitous timing. I believe in purpose and providence.
My hatred for olives is unshakeable. I have tried to like them over the duration of my life; open to the possibility that taste buds can change. But alas, that has not happened. I’ve heard that pregnancies can change a woman’s food preferences but I was no such woman. I’m still over here, hating all …
Are you juggling balls that you could choose to place down? Don’t drop it. Demonstrate control over your own life and well being, take it and put it down.
Making a mistake and fear often go hand in hand. It is time to uncover the identity issues that are beneath the surface of your mistakes! This heart wrenching interaction with my daughter has challenged me to do exactly that.
Let’s slow down and be intentional about gratitude. Here are two very specific ways I’m incorporating appreciation and thankfulness into my days.
I need you to stop being so mean to yourself. If you are like me, you are good at allowing an unkind inner-dialogue to take root in your thought life. Perhaps it is prompted by a mistake or a quest for perfection but the reality is we are all too quick to cut ourselves down. …
What does it look like to humbly ask for a second chance? This elementary school account offers perspective for all.