Tag Archives: challenges


Weekends are made for discovery, and I’ve been so busy, I’m finding new ways to appreciate every single moment. This one has been a whirlwind of great stuff, progress and togetherness with my hubby and it’s been literally a shot in the arm. I needed a break, and even though I just spent 2 hours […]


We said goodbye to a dear friend this weekend who touched our lives and made us feel right at home from the start…people like that are rare and beautiful in life. Sent by God. Given to us on purpose so we can all see the miraculous change He makes in each of us when we’re […]


I love the feeling of being “on it”. Whatever it is; a task, my health, doing what I love…it just makes me feel that all the stuff in my corner is lining up. Sort of like being at the starting line for a race. You’re there. You’re all in. You’re ready to run. I saw […]


Switching gears in life is a weird combination of anticipation and nerves. Those thoughts in your head  have to take a backseat to the foot that’s on the gas. (In this case, having a leadfoot is a good thing!) Whatever you’re in the mood to make happen in life, just go for it. Think of […]


Every day we are shown and told “what” life’s all about. “What” we should buy, eat, look like, aspire to be, where we should make a home. Cars, stores, radio, internet, magazines…it’s an endless stream of stuff we’re supposed to “need” to be great. (Thankfully, I know you’re smarter than all that, and you’re not […]


Sometimes the essence of everything is very simple. “Only do what your heart tells you.” ~ Princess Diana That’s sound advice.  Follow it. Even when we think we know what’s best, that little tug to change gears comes from a divine and precious source. Who can fault you when you’ve followed your true heart’s desire? […]


Sometimes things have quiet power. People, places, living things; their strength becomes evident when the situation reveals it. Calls for it. I don’t see the times when that chutzpah is revealed to be a test, but rather a challenge. Even though it’s overused, “bringing it” gives some definition of character. A chance to rise to […]