“No one ever made a difference by being like everyone else.” PT Barnum Humans are inclined to want everyone to be the same. Why are we uncomfortable with people who are “out there” or who don’t fit into a box very easily? Why is it that those people are often the ones under criticism?… Continue reading Yes, My Dear, Your Opinion Does Matter
The words I used to put after "I am" were not very nice words at all. I didn't like myself much. I felt like I could never measure up or please everyone, although I spent most of my waking minutes trying. When I'd do something just for myself I'd feel extremely guilty and like I… Continue reading I AM
So really. Why would you follow in the exact footprints of someone else? They do not have YOUR unique qualities, gifts, abilities, and desires, and you don't have theirs. Should you fashion your life after what other people say? Should you let what is important to them be what guides you? Perhaps to some degree, if they are… Continue reading Write Your Own Script, My Dear
Oh darling, don't you know that who you are is the most amazing and fabulous gift to the world? Who you are is full of wonder and possibility. You deserve to be loved and fulfilled in what you do. I know it's tough many days. I know some of you are not in an ideal… Continue reading Do Not Apologize For Who You Are!
Having children with special needs is such a challenge! But one thing I've learned....it keeps us TOTALLY dependent on God. No way can I be "in control" because in the blink of an eye, our life could be in shambles. There are days my prayer has been, "Oh God, oh God, oh God" because… Continue reading I’m An Overcomer
It doesn't matter what is being said about you. It doesn't matter what others think of you. What matters is what you think of yourself! And if you believe lies about yourself, then you will act on those lies instead of the truth. Any words that make you seem "less than" the amazing… Continue reading You Are MORE!
Hello lovelies! Goodness this last six months has been incredibly busy. I seriously don't know how I had time to teach full time before I retired. Of course, I've added three jobs since then, all of them MY businesses. And I am entirely responsible for all three. That along with raising two special… Continue reading Sparkle & Shine Calendar is Here!
It seems we are always hearing how important focus is to reaching our goals and bringing our desires to us. However, sometimes our focus is totally off. We work hard, do what we think we should, spin our wheels, and run faster on the hamster wheel, only to remain stagnant. Why do you suppose… Continue reading Are You Making Numb Choices?