My word, theme, focus for 2015 is…

authentic freedom quote

For the past several years I have chosen a word, phrase or theme to be my focus for the year. I have found that choosing a theme word for the year helps keep me more aligned with my goals, purpose, passion and resolutions. I also create a vision board or theme board specific to my […]

2014 in Review

2014 in Review

I started 2014 with a lot of hopes and dreams and goals and all those great shiny ideas and things. 2014 did not go at all how I thought it would though. (When does anything ever go how you think it will?) I spent the first half of the year constantly sick. I was at […]

The Moment When I Learned How to Let My Light Shine

shine light print

Most anyone who knows me knows how much the words “shine” and “inner light” and “shine your light” means to me.  When I saw Dayspring’s new Everlasting Light product line I was so excited and could not wait to shop. I love anything that has stars or “shine” on it. I love my new Shine […]

Missed Opportunities

missed opportunities

She stands there all alone on the dock. She’s gazing at the boats as they go by. She sees all the happy families on board. She watches as they move out deeper in the sea, closer to their destination. The wind blows her hair as the reality of it all rattles her soul. The sun warms her face as the good memories melt her heart. The […]

Comparing shrinks your awesomeness

comparison is the thief of joy quote

There are times I feel like I am living in the movie “Groundhog Day”. You know where the guy wakes up to the same day over and over and over again…  Most days I am happy with that. I have plenty to do to keep me busy. I have goals and dreams and a thousands […]

What serving others is really all about

“Be the one who nurtures and builds. Be the one who has an understanding and a forgiving heart, one who looks for the best in people. Leave people better than you found them.” - Marvin J. Ashton

Each year for the past few years I have chosen a word to be my focus or theme for the year.  It is my big goal, my main focus and what I try to prioritize in all my decisions during the year.  In the past my theme words have been things like shine, bloom, balance […]

So Thankful!

This month, as per recent tradition, many people are posting something they are thankful for each day through Thanksgiving on Facebook.  I have not been posting each day. It is not because I am not thankful. I just feel like you should be thankful and show gratitude 365 days a year. I also have not […]