Living with Purpose

Living on purpose is about “living intentionally”. It is about finding the answer to the question that plagues us all: “Why am I here?” Developing a personal mission statement is one way to help us answer this question and say “yes” to things that are in keeping with our mission, values and passion; and “no” to those that detract. Continue reading

Forgiveness – The Real Road to Happiness

Forgiveness – The Real Road to Happiness

Forgiveness. That’s a tough word. If we live long enough, and we baby boomers and GenXers all have, we will offend and be offended. It is so much easier when we are the offender to make a case for pardon, understanding, forgiveness, and leniency. Yet… Continue reading

In Everything Give Thanks

‘Tis the season to be thankful! We have all seen and “liked” the many gratitude posts from our Facebook friends during this month of Thanksgiving, even as we struggled to come up with a list of our own. Taking an hour or two out of… Continue reading

The Best Christmas Gift of All

 “For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace (NIV, Isa. 9:6).”

Would It Matter?

If people knew you had the same fears as they do Would it matter? If they knew you do not think of yourself as any better than they do Would it make a difference? If people only knew that you were fearfully and wonderfully made… Continue reading

What’s Your Legacy?

Do you sometimes wonder how you will be remembered? While watching Valerie Harper, star of the 1970s television comedy, so bravely discuss her terminal brain cancer diagnosis and reflect on life on a popular talk show, it was hard not to be inspired. Responding to… Continue reading

To The Best Woman I Know – A Tribute to Mom

The sweet memories of her will always linger Although she was even more beautiful that I can remember Lost childhood and hard work did not change her much Her kind spirit and generosity was her special touch She tried to keep us from the struggles… Continue reading

            “Be still,                        and know                                  that I am God.”          … Continue reading

Every Day Is A Gift …

The busyness of life often keeps us from acknowledging this well known fact. From the time we wake up to the time we fall asleep, we are bombarded by life’s responsibilities and the never-ending “To Do” lists both in our personal and professional lives. One… Continue reading

Challenging the Perfection Myth

I have been on a lifelong quest for perfection. I have never ever come close. While participating in a recent book discussion group, I was reminded through reading The Gifts of Imperfection, written by psychologist Dr. Brené Brown, that perfection is unattainable and an hopeless… Continue reading