We pressure ourselves to get the best Christmas gifts for our children. We just want them to be excited and happy. Well, guess what? This teacher tells us that what has mattered most to her students is spending time with their parents. And as a retired teacher, I can vouch for her. Kids want US!… Continue reading All They Want For Christmas Is YOU!
I'm thinking that we all could show ourselves some grace this time of year. I originally wrote this article for the August/September issue of Women2Women Michigan Magazine (I'm the editor and write a column). I believe it is quite timely for now, during a time when we are so stressed, and demanding of ourselves. Read it,… Continue reading The Grace Experiment
Happy March! (This is from my "Wings & Dreams" calendar. You can still purchase one on sale in my shop.) As Lucille Ball said, " Love yourself first, and all the rest falls into line." It's pretty difficult to accomplish what your heart desires if you don't feel as if you are worth it. … Continue reading First Love Yourself
Do you get distracted when you look at others, their posts, their accomplishments? Are you comparing? I sure do, at times. Then I remind myself that we all have different callings, abilities, lights to shine. It's really destructive to compare because we will not "measure up". So, keep on pursuing your own purpose. And don't… Continue reading Comparison is Distracting
Today is my birthday!! I thought it quite appropriate to post this today, since I am entering a "milestone" birthday this year--that of receiving Medicare. Yes, this lady right here is turning 65 years old today!! I can't believe it. Because I am waaaay too young at heart to be 65!! Right? That's what… Continue reading Are You Wearing Your True Colors?
Happy July! This summer is going so quickly that I make certain to enjoy the little things that fill it up. I posted these on my Instagram, so this may be a repeat to some of you. These beautiful, dark red cherries in the little pink vintage bowl on this old wooden stool...... This amazingly… Continue reading Summer Delights
God's extreme sacrifice (of His Son) gave me true life. Not just life after death, but life in abundance while living. HE is the source of my joy, my life, my positive outlook, my passion, my love, my energy, my laughter, my caring, my creativity, and every other aspect of my blessed life. … Continue reading Thank You, God!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fw0oOjZydZY&feature=kp To get you up and moving today! Life sounds like, "I'm alive, I'm alive, I'm alive!" Oh yeah! You are alive and doing it well! Live with passion, and boldness, and throw all the paint on life's canvas that you can! Because we only live once, but if you do it right, it's enough!… Continue reading I’m Alive (Life Sounds Like) – YouTube – Michael Franti & Spearhead