Month: December 2015

Not to Change

   New Year’s Eve – a time for resolutions, new beginnings, and change. But this past year has been a time of such growth and opportunity that I can’t imagine wanting 2016 to be different. So instead of making resolutions,

Pink shoes

 Two years ago, I started this site with a post about pink shoes. I want to revisit the shoes and to say that it’s not about the shoes as much as it is our mindset. It’s about our right to

Keeping my Vision in Mind

Two days after Christmas and I want to say that I had one of the best holidays ever!  It was a fabulous couple of days and I got just what I wanted, there were no tears, no drama, and everyone

Today I Can…

  Last night I went to bed with all of the tasks before me swirling in my head.  I asked that I would get a vision of the perfect path to follow today, the perfect way to get it done.

It’s Not About You!

This time of year, rushing around and getting ready for the holidays, I have been known to get a wee bit stressed.  All the pressure that I put on myself to make things right, to help my family, to cook

What Keeps You Up At Night?

 I was never able to pull all nighters. I would try to study and instead, my thoughts would get really fuzzy. Sleep seemed to scream at me, “You can’t go on!” And I would give in.  Movies, even funny ones,

Accept the Invitation to Wonder

I spend a lot of times in a state of wonder.  I wonder why you did the thing(s) you did.  I wonder why you approached the problem the way you did.  I wonder what you are/were thinking? For the things

The Myth of Being Ready

How many times have you heard, “Save for a rainy day!” or “Guard against the downside.”?  Both of those phrases, and many, many more, are warnings that people share out of their concern for your well being, or so they

Value the Vacation

I am officially on vacation.  And it makes me wonder, why I have a hard time wrapping my head around “time off”.  Even though I’m off at this time, the rest of the university is not.  This means that there

What Now?

So my challenge is over.  Did I win anything?  Nothing material.  But I learned that I might not be able to fit in writing every day, but I can fit it in most days.  But why?  Why would I want

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