Connections

Enchanting Treve is a novel about connections – family, intimate, friendships, as well as our deep and profound relationship with our canine companions.  Enchanting Treve explores the connections we have with others in a profound manner. It invites you to consider how family connections impact our lives and addresses the societal norms that we haveContinue reading “Connections”

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Trust Your Results

Results don’t lie. You may not like them, but you can trust them. For the next few days, pay particular attention to how you spend your time. How you use your time is the most accurate representation of your priorities, because they reveal what is truly important to you. Use this simple process to analyzeContinue reading “Trust Your Results”

If you could be anything, what would you be? Just imagine…dream about it. Let your mind soar higher than the sky you see above you. Can you love who you are? Your errors? Your vulnerable self? Your fierceness? Your weariness…your unique possibilities? Can you let go of the value you place on your wounds? EmbraceContinue reading

The Riches of Words

If each day you set out to enrich the lives of others, are you not rich as well? Riches aren’t about what you wouldn’t have if you give it away, it’s about what is yours to give because you have it in abundance. Words can be tarnished and jagged, or they can be sparkling, soft…andContinue reading “The Riches of Words”

The True Meaning of Blossoms

May I make a simple request? Please sweep me off my feet with the beauty of your elegant mind. Bring me to my knees with your gentle attention. Melt my heart with your free-flowing compassion. When you are swept up and away by a beautiful thought, my friend, you are beautiful… Elegance is as eleganceContinue reading “The True Meaning of Blossoms”

Git ‘ta Steppin’: The Powerful New 7-Layers Deep Exercise

What if every day you are getting absolutely, without a doubt, what you believe you deserve? To begin, take an inventory of your gifts, talents, and abilities. If you don’t know what they are, then what does your family think they are?  Or your friends?  Or your boss or co-workers?  Or your fellow volunteers?  WhatContinue reading “Git ‘ta Steppin’: The Powerful New 7-Layers Deep Exercise”

My Friend…

Isn’t it time to step out of your comfort zone and embrace diversity? Age diversity, that is! If the oldest person in your circle of friends is under 35, you need to get out more. If the youngest person in your circle of friends is 40+, you need to get out more. Out of yourContinue reading “My Friend…”

A Grateful Heart

A grateful heart is like a seed. It needs good soil, water, and sunshine for it to bloom. I learned this lesson years ago from a stranger. Back in those days, I had a job as a receptionist in our local paper mill. One morning a young man came in for a meeting with oneContinue reading “A Grateful Heart”

The Color of Love

The very first time I saw Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, my heart knew him. I mean that I responded to his energy. The peacefulness and kindness he exuded made me want to rush to him, fold myself into his arms, and stay there for a very, very long time. Perhaps forever. But, becauseContinue reading “The Color of Love”

Are You “Full of It?”

I remember the first time I declared that I was an artist. It was one of the defining moments of my life. It took me over 50 years to admit it. Why did it take me so long to feel free to admit that I was an artist? It took me 50 years to notContinue reading “Are You “Full of It?””