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These Three Things........

Tuesday, January 11, 2011      18 comments

It snowed last night. It was the soft powdery kind of snow that is easy to dust off your car and sidewalk. It means an extra fifteen to twenty minutes to get ready and after all, who isnít rushed most mornings to begin with? I took the garbage ... Read more

Just A Few Thoughts and Ideas

Monday, January 10, 2011      14 comments

Despite my best positive efforts, right mindedness and attracting all that is good and holy into my being, the virus of the week and its companion, a sinus infection laid me low yesterday. I felt so bad that I didnít even feel guilty about not ... Read more

There Are No "Little Words."

Sunday, January 09, 2011      16 comments

Since Iíve known her she has probably sent me more than one hundred emails. It was just yesterday though that I noticed those words at the bottom of the page. ďThank you for all you do to make this world a better place to live. ď Maybe... Read more

Finding Peace In Difficulty

Saturday, January 08, 2011      18 comments

Yesterday was my last chance to get a fitness class in for the week. I had intended to go to yoga Monday night and Joan reminded me we had a commitment. Wednesday I was planning on attending Upper Body Blast at three thirty. I got really excite... Read more

Twelve Things You Should Know

Thursday, January 06, 2011      21 comments

My baby sister recently turned fifty and she sent me this email earlier this morning. I am not sure of the source and neither was she but I think it's some pretty good advice. "For a lark yesterday, I tweeted 12 things that I wish I had ... Read more

Two Words That Have To Go (video blog)

Wednesday, January 05, 2011      15 comments

Availible on YouTube@ http://www.youtube.com/watch
?v=JGFcNbe0DJk... Read more

Helping Me, Helping You

Wednesday, January 05, 2011      7 comments

The more I share, the more I grow. The more I grow the more capable I become. To me, it's never been about getting, it's been about giving. A month or so ago I completed a process that will allow me to be a professional Life Coach. Took the nece... Read more

When Nothing Is Something

Tuesday, January 04, 2011      16 comments

My favorite Christmas gift this year came from Cracker Barrel. It was a 4 x 7 black and white wall hanging of a tree without leaves standing beside a gravel path and a fence running in front of it. The caption below read ďBe still and know that ... Read more

When You Take A Good Look, What Do You See?

Monday, January 03, 2011      17 comments

Stop for a minute and ask yourself this question, how do I see myself? When I close my eyes and focus the picture, what do I see? Be honest. Most of us donít have a very positive picture, do we? Oh we have a list of readymade wonderful things ab... Read more

31 Days to Unbreakable Resolutions:Day Two, Are Your Goals SMART?

Sunday, January 02, 2011      13 comments

Donít be offended, Iím not questioning your intelligence. Many years ago, when I worked for a Fortune Five I was lucky enough to teach an ongoing goal setting class. The method or process we used to teach people in setting goals was called the S... Read more

31 Days to Unbreakable Resolutions: Day One

Saturday, January 01, 2011      14 comments

Iím good at many things. Being accountable to me isnít always one of them. I have the best of intentions and then something or someone gets in the way and I get derailed. I got up this morning and was trying to figure out a fun way to get myself... Read more

A New Years Wish and Message

Saturday, January 01, 2011      12 comments

If you read my blogs you know I have a daily meditation I read ... "God Calling." I have read this daily devotional since roughly 1989 and it's always seemed to speak to where I was at on that given day. Rather than ramble on and on I thought I'... Read more

The Climb

Thursday, December 30, 2010      23 comments

Thank you Miley Cyrus. I strained my left knee on December 6 and since then my workouts have been halfhearted and inconsistent. There was a part of me that was angry for getting hurt. I rushed my work out that day. I had been sitting in a c... Read more

Oh Very Young

Wednesday, December 29, 2010      19 comments

Long before they put him on the federal no fly list, back in the days when I had hair and Joan and I used to sit on the bed and pool our change to order KFC, Cat Stevens wrote a song called ďOh Very Young.Ē It crossed my mind this past week, it ... Read more

I'm Going Back To Bed......... Hopefully It Wont Break

Tuesday, December 28, 2010      18 comments

Mallory is our special needs dog. She is four and we rescued her about three years ago. She had been emotionally abused and can be very needy, especially at 3:50 AM. I know this because thatís when she woke me up this morning and yesterday morni... Read more


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