Independence

Independence is sexy. Make something of yourself and don’t rely on someone else.   Jenna Gilbert

Gratitude

This man’s home was destroyed by the tornado in Alabama. In the picture he is grateful after finding his dog alive. Devastation makes us realize what’s important… Gratitude: “Gratitude unlocks the fullness of… Continue reading

Love…

“Love is the condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own”  Robert Heinlein

You are what you have overcome

“I am not what I have done, I am what I have overcome”  Unknown “The key to survival is faith”  Colonel Coffee, MIA Survivor

Risk

“Great freedom comes in taking risks, stepping outside that tiny little line that society prescribes as “normal”  Pam Grout

Life is full of Possibility

Life is full of possibility, healing, growth and re-birth. A negative past does not have to define who you are. What has been in your life up till now has nothing to do… Continue reading

Something Different

Today I heard the news that a friend of mine took his own life because of immense stress he had endured for many years.  None of this was necessary. My friend went through… Continue reading

Relationships are Work

Most of us are probably allured by the attractive notion that effortless relationships exist.  Whether happily ever after marriages, friendships which last forever, or parenting, we would all like to believe that our… Continue reading

We Come This Way But Once

“We come this way but once. We can either tiptoe through life and hope that we get to death without being too badly bruised or we can live a full, complete life achieving… Continue reading

Every Person Has a Talent…

Every person has a talent…and you owe it to yourself to find, use, and share that talent… “When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I… Continue reading