Awakening the Heart Can Do Anything

But it takes a whole lot of courage to get there. A rustic wooden heart dangles on a solitary, wrought iron candelabra that my son crafted during a metal workshop lesson some years ago. It’s rough and wore-torn, and it leans slightly to one side but I love it. It stands atop a chest of … Continue reading Awakening the Heart Can Do Anything

Relationships and the Power of Standing Your Ground

Something like love and respect. According to my ex-boyfriend, 99% of women are ungrateful and I am one of them. Uh-oh. Looks like we might have a woman-hater on the loose. Someone call the United Nations Gender Equality hotline. I’ve flushed out a real-life, undercover misogynist. He’s all yours. Yep, I have been analyzed, categorized … Continue reading Relationships and the Power of Standing Your Ground

Changing Life Chapters – it’s Easy to Resist Change.

“Love is friendship set on fire.” ~ Jeremy Taylor What lights you up inside? Have you ever looked back and imagined your entire life as chapters of a book? And that each chapter began with an inciting incident that eventually led to a critical point that became that one moment when you stood at a … Continue reading Changing Life Chapters – it’s Easy to Resist Change.

The Girl Can Shine

"Everything you want is on the other side of fear." – Jack Canfield I used to be afraid of so many things. When I was a child, I was scared of growing up and facing a life without my parents. I was afraid of the Easter Bunny and the milkman, and the thought of death … Continue reading The Girl Can Shine