There is a story that goes something like this….. A young man was holding on to the edge of a cliff above the ocean. Holding on desperately, he heard a voice that said “I will help you but you have to let go in order to receive my help.” The young man replied “If I […]
My husband and I were both very active in sports of some sort during high school and college. We are firm believers that healthy competition is good for you. We encourage our kids to do their very best and if it is something they want to excel at….give 150%. Being competitive helps set the bar […]
Drawing Your Desired Reality
Are you feeling discontent with your current reality? Don’t fret, there are ways to change it! But of course, changing your reality will take work (A LOT of work) on your part. I stumbled upon this TED Talk clip this morning when I was just browsing videos on YouTube. I found this 10 minute clip […]
Pay It Forward!!!
I’m sure many of you have heard of the “Pay it Forward” concept. Basically, it is the understanding that a person or persons have helped you to get where you are. In honor of this assistance, you in return help someone else. As Christians it is our duty to help others. What a wonderful way to express […]
Change: Is It Possible?
“Suppose I decide I want to be a great singer. I rent a concert hall, and advertise in all the papers: Come and hear the concert. The time comes for the concert to begin. I go out onto the platform, and the piano gives the introduction. I open my mouth. My voice squeaks and […]
We The People or Some of The People!!!
The Preamble of the U.S. Constitution reads “We the people in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America”….it does not read “some of […]
It’s Okay to Say No
Do you find your lips saying yes, even though your heart and thoughts are no? Maybe you are afraid to disappoint your friend if you don’t show up? Maybe you don’t want to look incompetent if you tell your boss you are not able to take on another responsibility, client, or project? Maybe you don’t […]
I was so intrigued when I heard the term coined “Inner Mean Girl”. There has been a lot of conversation (and rightfully so) about bullies on the “playground”, but as women we can be the biggest bully and the meanest to ourselves. We are often comparing ourselves to the woman next door, over-critical about our […]