Make The Whole Beautiful

Why You Need To Make The Whole Beautiful

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  She could never go back Once upon a time, there was a girl who fell in love. She thought he was the one, even though sometimes a little voice inside her told her that there was something not quite right about him. She said yes when he asked her to marry him, not knowing […]

Why You Need To Unburden Yourself From The City

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  “Take every opportunity to unburden yourself of urban life when you can. Its clutter makes you old.” ~Oria Douglas-Hamilton, wildlife conservationist, age 80 So I’ve lived most of my life in the country, surrounded by farms and fields and livestock. I grew up with crayfish (old abandoned drainpipes = best place to find them) […]

Approval Is An Inside Job

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  “You are enough. You don’t have to prove yourself to anybody.” ~Maya Angelou The lies we believe Maybe you’re one of the lucky ones & never had anyone say or do anything negative to you ever. If that’s true, I’m soooo happy for you because you have a leg up on all the rest […]

How To Listen To Your Still Small Voice

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  Sometimes I look at past decisions I’ve made and I just want to shake my younger self and shout, “Listen! Listen! For Pete’s sake, Listen!” because what I used to do all the time (& still catch myself doing on occasion) is charge ahead (think bull in a china shop) when I should have […]

One Wild Life ~ Go Rock Climbing

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“It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.” ~Sir Edmund Hillary (first person to ever reach the summit of Mount Everest) So this weekend I found myself for the first time in my life on a rock wall, remembering how it felt to climb. I grew up a tomboy (well, I suppose it never […]

The Best Advice I Ever Got

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  In his amazing book, The Big Leap (read it, you won’t be disappointed), Gay Hendricks writes that each of us is 100% of a person so each of us is 100% responsible for our own lives. The best advice I ever got Well, sometimes we all just need a kick in the pants. So I’m […]