[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v4uG2kSdd-4[/youtube]Why is it some people fall apart at the first sign of adversity while others are only motivated to work harder? Is tenacity genetic, environmental or innate? Is a positive attitude learned, motivated or a Divinely given gift? Why do some people inspire while others need to be fed inspiration for the tiniest pulse Read more “I Dare You to Take This Challenge!”
Since I began this blog I continually receive email from women and men of all ages who identify with and find some solace my posts. While I’m happy I am reaching so many broken hearts and souls, it is disheartening to realize how many are intelligent yet unsuspecting, trusting individuals who get hurt in relationships. It seems no matter how well we think we know someone, we can still get blind-sighted. So my question is Read more “Warning # 3–Can you Ever Really Know Someone?”
For all of my fans … Here is an excerpt of my new book, Wingless Butterfly:
Her warning still echoed in my mind. He’s the kind of man that pulls wings off of butterflies. The faceless man had haunted me for as long as I could remember. I shuddered and clenched my eyes as tightly as I could, but the admonition refused to be silence. Read more “Confessions of a Recovering Jerk-Magnet”
After years of tripping over my own best intentions, I finally made a conscious decision to take control of my life and happiness. I walked away from my past and refused to be a victim. It just doesn’t make sense to empower others to control my destiny. Instead I chose to look at my past as stepping stones. I wasn’t really sure how to start, but I knew Read more “A Simple Antidote to Personal Pain”
My son’s wedding was amazing, but even in the aftermath, my “to do” list seems to persist. We live in a high energy world. The daily stresses of a busy life can be demanding and add a family or relationship into the mix, it’s hard to find the time to take a deep breath. Did you ever wish you could freeze time for just a day Read more “Enjoy the Best … For Free”
Secrets kept from me throughout my life were the catalyst for a series of poor decisions that I made over the years, but those secrets, though interesting, were truly irrelevant to who I am. The significant secret has been within my reach throughout my entire life. I only wish I had discovered it years ago!
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CI-H-NCSIl0[/youtube]Am I birthing a book or an Author? I guess both, and the arduous odyssey is truly a roller coaster ride. Sometimes the task is so overwhelming, I’m trapped by my computer while my friends and family feel as if I’ve fallen off the planet. I don’t mean to ignore them! I’ve just been sucked into an unfamiliar world that beacons with an alluring whisper like a mermaid’s song that enchants all who hear her, distracting and enticing them enough to walk off a ship’s deck or to run their ship Read more “Am I Birthing A Book Or An Author?”
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zeLezpLBnM8[/youtube]Life doesn’t always play out according to my plans. Stuff happens … especially in this economy! The news is saturated with unemployment, failed business’ and loss. It’s easy to feel defeated, and when you get repeatedly knocked down, it sometimes makes little sense to get back up again. The thing is, it is that getting up that Read more “Who doesn’t love easy answers?”
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yvtUByxnrGU[/youtube]As I wrote my book, I was continually amazed at coincidences that influenced its content. The serendipity of coming across a dusty piece of paper, yellowed by age, that had years before slipped from its worn tape and fallen to rest under my refrigerator, seems more than chance.
After washing my hands, my ring slipped from my fingers and rolled under the corner of my fridge. Annoyed at the incident, I pulled the appliance out and bent down on my hands and knees to search for my treasured possession. As I scanned the area, I noticed a piece of paper covered in dust and wedged between the pipes and metal. I carefully pulled it from its hiding place and glanced at the sheet as I tossed it towards the trash can. The simple word “Attitude”