Today I feel like I am in the rapids in a boat. I am holding the paddle but I’m just bouncing and slamming against the rocks as I race down the river towards the unseen; not scared just anxious. I am wondering what is around the bend? Have you ever felt that way? Like your … More Turbulent
Cutting someone off in traffic. Flipping them the bird. Making an offhanded remark. Criticizing. Demeaning someone. Talking badly behind their back. Standing them up. Giving them a dirty look. Making them feel excluded. Calling them a name. Gossiping. Bullying. Emotional abuse. Taking your anger out on someone else. Hurting people, hurt people. I agree with … More Choosing Kindness
It is that time of year again! The holidays are right around the corner and you can feel it in the air. I love this time of year, Christmas is my favorite holiday and always has been. I love the feeling in the air, the magic of the lights and giving gifts. I love the … More 5 Tips for a Happy Holiday Season
Oh snap! Have I really managed to hold back my knight in shining armor? Have I subconsciously demeaned my champion by undermining his protection? OK, so it was recommended to me to read ‘Wild At Heart’ by John Eldredge. Now, I have to admit, the relationship books that I have read over the last few … More Release The Knight!
“You are driving all the way to Tampa after work? That’s a four hour drive! That’s crazy! Aren’t you going to be tired?” Those are the questions that I was asked all week as I told people of my plans for the week, and invited them to come with me. (Not to mention the looks … More Embracing Insanity
“Boy, you are awfully happy today!” As a hostess and cashier at a local diner I hear that comment and many variations of it on a daily basis. Someone asked me how it is that I am “always smiling”. I hadn’t really thought about it until she asked me – but now it has been … More What are You Smiling About?