Category Archives: Everyday

Friday Favorite: Day 33 of 365 Days of Motivation

“We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the life that is waiting for us.”  –Joseph Campbell Whether your dream was the picket fence and 2 kids with the mini van … Continue reading

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Five Ways to Help Kids Heal

Bad things happen at all ages. No matter how old we are when we lose a parent, it hurts. And as the parent left standing, the only thing you want to do is make it hurt less. I can’t speak … Continue reading

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Friday Favorite: I’ve Learned…

Preface: This was written just over a year ago. I have always liked this piece. For me, it is simple and to the point. When we grieve, we go back and forth between emotions (stages) and we get sort of … Continue reading

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Friday Favorite: Be a Tree

Preface: Every day, all day long, there a thousand things that come to mind–swirling around in my head. I wish I had time to write all of them down, but since I have a family and do things other than write, … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Love

You were cruising around, enjoying life when BAM!–your life changed forever. It’s rough. The first year is a nightmare. The second year I was ready to move forward because I couldn’t live in that limbo anymore, but hadn’t quite figured out … Continue reading

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Day 57: 365 Days of Motivation

“Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.”  –Maria Robinson I like to have a map of where I am going and time frame of when I will get … Continue reading

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Friday Favorite: Day 16

“Man never made any material as resilient as the human spirit.” — Bern Williams Life can’t be lived in reverse; we can’t change history. All we can do is the best we know how with what we have been handed. … Continue reading

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Friday Favorite: Mantra, War Cry…Same Thing

Most who know me, and many of you who read this blog, have noticed I find, create and live by different words, poems, or quotes. I don’t go around looking for words to live by. Instead, they seem to find … Continue reading

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Friday Favorite: Courage, No Better Friend (early edition)

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” ― Winston Churchill ____________________________ Courage is an ever-changing, ever faithful friend. Courage is always admirable, yet sometimes, remains elusive. Its form may change to … Continue reading

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Friday Favorite: The Hardest Day

Saturday, August 18, 2001 will go down as the absolute hardest day of my life. As I bolted through the doors, I was on display. A room full of people, lined up in chairs, focused on the crazy woman bursting … Continue reading

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