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Begining Anew

Thursday, January 20, 2011      22 comments

A very long time ago a priest once told me “God creates from nothing and until we are nothing God cannot create.” I believe I felt the hand and breath of God yesterday not only through my despair but in the real out pouring of love I felt from e... Read more

A Very Low Point

Wednesday, January 19, 2011      52 comments

There are days when I feel like I am in a room that is very small and no matter in which direction I turn, my nose hits a wall. I am beyond being frustrated. I am beyond being angry. I don’t care and it scares me. I have been here before. I have... Read more

My New Shoes

Friday, January 14, 2011      25 comments

First and foremost, thank you to everyone who gave input on my foot pain blog of a few days ago. I really appreciated the advice and as I told Joan I knew I get good advice if I came here for help. My “shoe guy” is Fleet Feet of Louisville.... Read more

Runners Advice Requested Please

Wednesday, January 12, 2011      16 comments

In the past two weeks about a mile in to each of my runs the arches in my feet begin to feel like someone is hitting them with a ballpeen hammer. Once I stop running and take off my running shoes the pain subsides, but while I am running it's ba... Read more

Yesterdays Lunch

Tuesday, January 11, 2011      30 comments

Well after spending two days sitting around ready magazines full of healthy tips on how to navigate this dietary minefield I exist in half the time I decided to go the kitchen and test out some ideas. I was really bored, also. First up was... Read more

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 isn’t 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 didn’t even feel guilty about not ... Read more

There Are No "Little Words."

Sunday, January 09, 2011      16 comments

Since I’ve 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. “Thank you for all you do to make this world a better place to live. “ 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 “Be 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 don’t 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

Don’t be offended, I’m 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


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