Feeling Frenzied? You are not alone! These days, many are filled with overwhelming fear and anxiety. It's understandable considering all that is taking place in our country and around the world. My hope is that through this post, you will move from fear and frenzy to faith and joy. We have … [Read more...] about From Frenzied to Fearless: How to have Faith During the Storms
Satisfaction. Happiness. Success. These are things many of us strive to attain. For almost two decades, I’ve been working closely with mission-hearted individuals (mostly women--but a few good men too) who are relatively satisfied, happy and successful. They have a few things in … [Read more...] about 3 Ways to Love You and What You Do
The idea behind the Bucket List comes from the movie Bucket List with Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicholson that was out in 2007. Merriam Webster describes a bucket list as: "a list of things that one has not done before but wants to do before dying." Obviously the idea caught on and has had … [Read more...] about Bucket Lists: Are they too limiting?
At the end of each year (actually—usually starting in late November) I start meditating and praying and thinking about what my theme for the next year is going to be. Or maybe theme isn’t exactly the proper term – more of where I most want my focus to be. As 2018 drew to a close, I struggled with … [Read more...] about Word of the Year: Bring it on 2020!
GRATEFULNESS and THANKFULNESS are words that basically have the same meaning. In our English language, these words cannot always wholly express how we feel, but we can express gratefulness in many other ways that do not include words. We can express an attitude of being grateful in spite of the … [Read more...] about 3 Questions to Ask When CHOOSING To Be THANKFUL
A few months ago, our youngest son, J, stood in a room with a few other young men with their right hands raised pledging to honor, defend and protect the United States of America. Thus began J’s chosen adventure with the US Army. An adventure that required selflessness and courage -- all to be a … [Read more...] about Are You Ready to Make a Difference?
This is the time of year when we say goodbye to summer and hello to fall. It's time to settle down to routines and structure and get back into a rhythm of a schedule. Our social media feeds are filled with pictures of kids with backpacks climbing on school buses or pictures of dorm rooms set up for … [Read more...] about Saying Goodbye and Looking Forward to Hello
Have you ever felt just a bit out of whack? Like something is off, but you’re not sure just what that “off” is? Whenever, we get under way with our sailboat, we go through a seaworthy checklist of sorts to make sure everything is ready to go. That’s what good sailors do, they check, recheck and make … [Read more...] about Feeling Misaligned? 5 Ways to Fuel Your Soul and Come Alive
As I sit in our comfortable, air-conditioned home looking out at a refreshing pool with the sparkling aquamarine water gently rippling as the filter runs, I think to myself, “I can go jump in and cool off at any moment.” I turn away from the view as the air-conditioning hums, but my heart is in … [Read more...] about Not Just Another Heat Wave: Honor Hill
As we celebrate Independence Day 2019, we are reminded of the great gift we as Americans have been given. Living free and liberated from the constraints placed on us by others is definitely a better way to live. Freedom comes with a steep price, as we all know. In this article I share four insights … [Read more...] about Liberate Your Life: 4 Insights on Living Freely