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New Year. Go Small?

I am not big on New Year’s resolutions. In the past when I have made any resolve I was rarely able to follow through and keep the goal(s). The cycle of dreaming of more, setting out with big aspirations then reverting right back to where I started was a common theme...

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You are Not Alone

Holidays tend to exacerbate my losses and my wounds. I have found myself grieving and grateful this holiday season. Grieving the disappearance of the familiar while (uncomfortably) welcoming the new. Grieving the loss of loved ones-those alive and those who have...

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Perspective Shift

It’s not happening to me. It’s happening for me. I’ve had this thought on repeat for a few weeks now. A simple perspective change when..... -old fears surface and need healing -life’s challenges arise -uncertainty forces me to face risks -my patience is being tested...

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I’m Sorry

These two words... Absolute vulnerability. I was wrong. My actions hurt you. I’m sorry. PERIOD. No rationalizing, justifying or minimizing based on their actions. That’s my ego trying to soften my part. That’s my pride trying to blame you. I am responsible for how I...

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When OK is Enough

I woke up feeling ok today. I am good with ok. Life doesn’t always feel good. Don’t buy into that lie. I’ve learned that ok days are good days. That signals there is a challenge in front of me. Emotional. Mental. Spiritual. What’s the action I need to take? Feel the...

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I’m Grateful I Experienced My Divorce

He pulled out of our driveway a week before Valentine’s Day three years ago. I wanted to heal and build our marriage. He did not. He left me for another woman. I thought the emotional pain would never end. It was excruciating. I wanted him to come to back. I was...

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Listen before speaking

“Never give advice to someone unless they ask, or they are dying. Who do you think you are that you know what’s best for someone else?” I heard this over a decade ago from a gentleman sharing his experience. His words stuck with me that day. They made me painfully...

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