Today I led a group discussion on the topic of risk taking. The only guidance I was given in leading the discussion was to ask each participant to tell me why she had chosen this particular topic (the attendees could choose from 7 different topics). As we went around the table, each woman talked about […]Read more "Risk Taking"
Doesn’t it make you feel special to be remembered? I know that each time it happens to me, whether in a restaurant or a coffee shop or a store I frequent, I’m always surprised and delighted. I never expect anyone to remember me. So it is even more special when it happens. One of the […]Read more "Being Remembered"
In the last year, I’ve actually learned how to cook. I’m no youngster, so I consider it to be quite a feat. Even better? I get to enjoy cooking with my husband. You wouldn’t think that learning to cook would be such a life changing event but it has definitely changed my life for the […]Read more "Stream of Consciousness Sunday – Never Too Old"
Ecclesiastes 3 states that there is a time for everything in life. I’ve always found this verse comforting through the highs and lows of my life, knowing that it is all part of God’s plan for us. But although the verses talk about time to laugh and time to dance, how often do we take […]Read more "A Time To Play"
What is that old saying? “One person’s trash is another person’s treasure.” What I’ve always taken that to mean is that something that looks uninteresting or offensive to one person looks beautiful to someone else. So when I show you the photo below, what do you see? Because I see possibility! Your first question might […]Read more "Stream of Consciousness Sunday: What Do You See?"
Dove recently started a sponsored Twitter campaign to encourage women to speak more positively of themselves and each other. Their hashtag #SpeakBeautiful doesn’t appear to be trending in my area but why couldn’t we make it so? I used to be the most brutal person ever with self talk. No one would ever be more […]Read more "Stream of Consciousness Sundays – Self Talk"
A meaningful thank you or compliment can go a long way. And if they come from someone whose opinion we respect and value, they can last a lifetime. I’ll confess that I frequently save encouraging emails and voice mails. With all of the criticism and negativity in the world, it is important to hold onto […]Read more "You Do Good Work"