It’s Time to Drive Out Hate

Donald Trump campaigned for President by declaring that he would make America great again. If the America that has emerged in the seven months since Mr. Trump took office is an indication of the greatness to come, I want no part of it. Shocked, I have watched, listened to and read reports about the violence […]

Forgive Them Even if They aren’t Sorry

This is part 2 of the story of my experience being hurt by the church.  If you haven’t read part 1 entitled, “My Journey Away from Being a Christian” click here. “If you had enough faith, your mom would be healed and alive.” That’s basically what I was told by a Christian friend…..a “sister.” It […]

My Journey Away from Being a Christian

Disclaimer:  This is not a light-hearted post.  It’s heavy and I apologize in advance. May 1, 2004 was the beginning of a year major changes in my family marked by tragedies.  It was also a catalyst for my walk away from the term, “Christian.” I was walking around at “Do Dah Day,” a local festival […]

The Importance of Self-Care

My friend Steve Austin is launching a FREE Self-Care Challenge on Monday February 27th. Self-care is so vitally important so check out this information below and get involved.  “Self-care” is one of pop psychology’s latest buzzwords, but my brand-new, 7-day challenge is a guide full of helpful, practical content for readers from all walks of […]

Loving Your Authentic Self

Whoever gets sense loves his own soul; he who keeps understanding will discover good. Proverbs 19:8 (ESV) “Love yourself first and everything falls into line.” – Lucille Ball One of the most important decisions you will ever make will affect every aspect of your life. It’s the decision to commit to love and accept yourself. […]

The Miracle of You: Be Thankful

You are a living, breathing, one of a kind miracle! Yes YOU are! Think of what a remarkable, unduplicatable, and miraculous thing it is to be you. Of all the people who have ever lived or will ever live on this planet, none are like you. Not one person past, present or future had, has […]

I Aspire to Be a Weed

What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Weeds fascinate me. I aspire to be a weed. Annuals and perennials aren’t for me. Sure they have a purpose and serve it well but they’re not for me. Annuals are pretty, and grow in many beautiful colors […]