Looking up

Live with Intention. Walk to the edge. Listen hard. Practice wellness. Play with abandon. Laugh. Choose with no regret. Continue to learn. Appreciate your friends. Do what you love. Live as if this is all there is. - Mary Anne Radmacher

Bless your difficulties

I have been struggling with sadness this past week - hard to understand why such sad things happen. Here is my mantra for the coming week. Thanks to Dirt Diva for this: Ask for guidance in seeing the truth concealed in your personal challenges. Bless your difficulties and ask to see their hidden guidance. Have... Continue Reading →

Inspired Leadership

In response to posting Barack Obama's "Yes We Can" video, my cousin Michael said this, "It is a moving video, absolutely. Don’t let anyone tell you that supporting Obama is based merely on emotion or passion though (even though his followers are passionate) or that he doesn’t provide detail on his positions. He provides plenty of... Continue Reading →

Conversation with my 8 year-old

This was the conversation this morning while shopping at our favorite store - Target: Daryn: "Mom, will you buy me this journal?" Me: "Daryn, you have like 10 journals at home already" Daryn: "But mom, I have a big life ... I NEED lots of journals"

My Inner Struggle

My inner struggle is best summarized by this quotation: Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented and fabulous? Actually, who are... Continue Reading →

Inspiration on Hopes & Dreams

A new favorite blog of mine, Zen Habits, posted these quotes recently and I had to include them on my own. Of course I had to add one additional quote from J.K. Rowling - “We judge of man's wisdom by his hope.” -- Ralph Waldo Emerson “Never let yesterday's disappointments overshadow tomorrow's dreams.” -- Unknown... Continue Reading →

Life Quests

My son told me today that life is a series of quests. He made the analogy that with the completion of each quest, you receive experience, money, or abilities - all of which help to contribute to a successful life.  Today I am thankful for how insightful he is and the young wisdom he shares.  I... Continue Reading →

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