Weaving My Life Tapestry

Weaving My Life Tapestry

Yesterday as I was driving home from work, my thoughts went back over my life and pondered many things Mike and I had experienced during our 38 years of marriage. I saw a picture of a tapestry in my mind. Not the beautiful front side, but the backside of the tapestry where all the knoted… Continue Reading

Sufficient Grace for the Journey

Sufficient Grace for the Journey

“My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness. Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me. That is why, for Christ’s sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am… Continue Reading

Living My Now Journey

Living My Now Journey

Have you ever sat around wondering what you wanted to be when you grow up…at age 50? I’ve known since age 14 I wanted to be a nurse. So I achieved that. This journey goes deeper than being a nurse. Like a soul purpose…or just experiencing an awakening that you want more out of life… Continue Reading

Why I’m Becoming Minimalist

Why I’m Becoming Minimalist

I’ve been on this incredible stress reduction journey for 10 years now. I’ve found my peace. Everything I’ve experienced and learned has brought me to this time. Exactly 10 years ago this month I stepped down from a dream job I thought I would never leave. I know I didn’t have the inner tools I… Continue Reading

Living Your Authentic Passion

Living Your Authentic Passion

I originally wrote this article in July of 2012. Today I’m totally rewriting it. I’m experiencing so much change in my life at such a rapid pace, my meaning of authentic life and authenic passion seems even more authentic today than it did 4 years ago. The meaning seems deeper and I wanted to share.… Continue Reading

6 Benefits of Mindful Breathing

6 Benefits of Mindful Breathing

6 Benefits of Mindful Breathing   What are benefits of mindful breathing? It’s something we do everyday, every moment of our lives and we don’t really think about it do we? It’s automatic. Human beings breathe an average of 17,000 to 20,000 times per DAY! Is that crazy or what? How many times out of that… Continue Reading

What Is Wellness?

What Is Wellness?

What Is Wellness? I wanted to talk a little bit about wellness or well-being concepts today. I’ve studied with colleagues of Dr. John Travis in the Wellness Inventory program. Here are a few concepts of Wellness according to Dr. John Travis: 1. Wellness is a choice – a decision you make to move toward optimal… Continue Reading

Travel Day to Europe is HERE!

Travel Day to Europe is HERE!

Travel Day Has Arrived I’d dreamed of this day for over a year! I couldn’t believe it was all in order and now I had awakened to the most fabulous day! The first thing I noticed was I felt like I heard a “pop” in my mouth. Like my jaw popped. That’s not what it… Continue Reading