Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Resistance is your teacher

June 26, 2013 by  
Filed under Accept, Featured Posts

When I first read about Sheryl Sandberg’s book “Lean In”, I felt shackles rise and great resistance to what I understood she was saying. I even wrote a rather accusatory blog about it – Why Can’t A Woman Be More Like a Man? click here to view article Interested in my resistance, I decided to […]

Vision Board 101

September 26, 2012 by  
Filed under Practice

I recently gave a speech to the most delightful group of ladies – members of the Ebony Women in Insurance Network.  I shared with them why and how to do a Vision Board.  And I am sharing my thoughts with you today.  It is said that things are created twice – once in the mind […]

Are our choices really that simple?

August 15, 2011 by  
Filed under Be Present, Featured Posts

I love Facebook conversations.  They lead to the most interesting places.  Here is one that really resonated with me, and got me thinking (and taking action):   My Status: “And there I am, sipping a $4.95 Mochaccino, and 600,000 Somalian children are dying of starvation ….”   FACEBOOK FRIEND RC: Rid yourself of the guilt…you’re […]

Doing life, cancer positive

Monique is the daughter of friends who I have watched grow from a child into adulthood.  I have also watched her deal with a diagnosis of cancer.  I have seen her at home, on television, in yoga class, at book readings, at church.  And Monique is always smiling and positive.   A few months ago, the […]

Conquering the Iditarod – with laughter!

March 24, 2010 by  
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Newton Marshall, the first Jamaican to enter the grueling Iditarod dogsled race, rode into Nome in grand style, Jamaican flag flying high to complete the race on Friday March 19.  I had watched his progress over the days on Facebook and the Iditarod website.  Thanks to GPS and live-streaming technology I was also present at […]

Haiti – how in the world do you remain free and laughing in the face of such devastation?

January 13, 2010 by  
Filed under Featured Posts, Love

I returned home last night to find this e-mail from my sister: Here from Jeanguy in Haiti (Facebook – give thanks!)….”Lycee” is High School I love you all , I am alive … I’m very sad for Haiti , for all these girls from Lycee Marie, all these people dying …and I couldn’t do anything […]

Choosing to be free and laughing in the cold!

December 10, 2009 by  
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My children are having the greatest time experiencing snow for the first time.  I think Shane, my son, must have thrown at least a hundred snowballs yesterday!   And he could not resist jumping into the snow mounds piled high by the snowplows!   While I was out at a Festival of Carols, they had […]

A picture says a thousand words

October 13, 2009 by  
Filed under Featured Posts, Love

This is a photograph taken by my Facebook friend, David Chen. The moment I saw this photo, I knew I had to share it on my blog.  The scene speaks to me of peace, friendship, comfort, contentment and beauty.  What more can one want in life?  If a cat and a dog can be in […]