Moving On

Today I said “buh-bye” to some more things that no longer serve me. I attended a Burning Bowl Ceremony at the spiritual center I attend. I was reminded once again that things I once cherished were the very things I needed to release. Letting go of the past allows me to step into a new … More Moving On

Keep Getting Up

At a coaching luncheon I attended a couple of months ago, the speaker discussed storytelling as a coaching technique. I found a particular exercise he facilitated of great benefit to me, personally. We wrote about our lives, eventually condensing our life story down to six words. Upon completion, we meandered around the room, each of … More Keep Getting Up

Little Me

A relative sent me this picture of myself, taken well over forty years ago.  I had never seen it before, but I felt it really captured the essence of me.  I had the strange sensation that I was looking at somebody else… somebody that I knew very well… not exactly me.  The best part was … More Little Me

Good timber…

Here I am with more “positive” bathroom graffiti.  While I don’t condone writing on other people’s property, the black sharpie on the white exposed area and the black paint… well, I couldn’t resist capturing this Wisdom Wednesday worthy quote.          

You don’t need …

You don’t need to change the world; you need to change yourself. ~Don Miguel Ruiz Miguel Ruiz is one of my favorite authors.  I especially love this quote because I spent so many years trying to change other people and circumstances (to no avail and with much frustration, of course).  When I learned that the … More You don’t need …

Daniel Fast

Today I began the Daniel Fast, a 21 day, biblically based, eating plan.  It is a way for me to hit the reset button, as I have been on a weight loss program for a while and I have hit a plateau.  The primary differences between this eating plan and the way I eat now … More Daniel Fast

Lessons Learned

Last night I had a nightmare and woke up so scared that I thought my heart would pound right out of my chest.  Needless to say, I had a difficult time falling back to sleep.  When I did finally manage to nod off, it was time to get up.  Then I had one of those … More Lessons Learned