Words to Live By…

“A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song” ~ Maya Angelou ~ Thank you Maya for your many words of wisdom… They fill the empty voids in our lives and give us reason to aspire to something higher. Just by your words.. I am forever grateful that […]

What’s FEAR got to do with COURAGE?

“Courage is resistance of fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear”  ~Mark Twain~ Interesting that fear and courage are not mutually exclusively… if anything this quote gives you permission to allow fear to be your friend as you step through the uncontrollable and often unpredictable waters of courage. Here’s to courageously taking on new […]

Reflections of a SuperStorm called Sandy – Part 2

Monday, October 29, 2012 So now that we’re in the midst of the storm – in the silence, the loss of power brings, it’s amazing how we choose to spend our time. I’m sitting here writing in my journal by candlelight praying that all will be well. Mother Nature and her fury, playing itself out […]

Are U living your dreams OR your fears?

“Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are busy living our fears” ~ Les Brown ~ Whoa! This is one of those quotes that gives me chills and super motivates me every time I read it. We are so busy thinking, behaving, and bringing to pass all the things we ARE […]

Roller coaster of life

“Life is like a roller coaster and if we’re smart, we’ll wave our arms in the air and enjoy the ride” ~ Dan Contillo ~ Now, ain’t that the truth? Why is it so hard to be more accepting and dare I say enjoy the challenges that life has for us?? When our current challenges […]


“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. We ask ourselves, “Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. And as we […]

Trust the Dots

“You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in the future.  You have to trust in something – your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference […]

Imagine that!

“Have you ever stopped to think that the universe brought you this situation to teach you something? To show and prove to you what YOU are made of. You’ve got strength that you never thought you had.” How many of us step into a situation thinking, “This job is below what I’m capable of doing. […]

I’m Still Standing

  INVICTUS    Out of the night that covers me, Dark as the pit from pole to pole, I thank whatever gods may be, for my unconquerable soul.   In the fell clutch of circumstance, I have not winced nor cried aloud, Under the bludgeoning of chance, My head is bloody, but unbowed.   Beyond […]

Life Lesson 101

“Courage is the discovery that you may not win, and trying when you know you can lose.” Tom Krause As I prepare to fly to Dallas today, I think about the many times I prepare myself for the routines of flying. Getting to the airport 2 hours before your flight leaves, getting through security, and […]