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Moving your life story from “I Can’t” to “I Can Do It!”

I sat in the car for a few moments before starting the engine, gathering my thoughts. I could literally feel my mind racing, like it actually had a heart beat and I started to laugh. I laughed and laughed. I must have looked like a loon to anyone driving by. You see I was laughing at the fact that despite my intentional focus on positivity, … Continue reading Moving your life story from “I Can’t” to “I Can Do It!”

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Rejoice and be Glad!

One of my favorite verses from the bible is from Psalm 118:24:  This is the day the Lord has made; Let us rejoice and be glad in it. In my humble opinion, the implications of this verse are powerful, less in the literally interpretation of creation and more in the subtext of opportunity…human opportunity. As the sun rises and sets, we are given another chance … Continue reading Rejoice and be Glad!

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The Spontaneity Fight

I’ve worked so hard to build a beautiful life for my husband and kids, dedicating myself to creating a home environment that is warm and inviting and welcoming to all.  I’ve spent years crafting a career that I felt was worthy and purposeful, going above and beyond in my education so that I modeled for my children the benefits of a lifetime invested in continuous … Continue reading The Spontaneity Fight

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“Que Sera, Sera, what will be, will be!”

Dear Doris Day, I heard that you died today at the age of 97.   A long life by any stretch of the imagination.    They say you will be cremated, as you wished, without any fanfare.  I’m sorry if I’m intruding on your final wishes, but I can’t let you go like that. Doris Day, you were an amazing actress, singer and advocate.  You were … Continue reading “Que Sera, Sera, what will be, will be!”

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Getting Lost in the Blessings

Have you ever spent an entire day analyzing the one thing that went wrong, instead of praising the hundreds of little things that went right?   Do you feel like positivity is always something you are constantly chasing, instead of embracing?   If you answered, “Yes”, then let me reassure you, first and foremost, I’m right there with you and second, you are one hundred percent … Continue reading Getting Lost in the Blessings