Practicing Grace Under Fire

Practicing Grace Under Fire

When Life Throws More Curve Balls There are times when life throws more curve balls in my direction than I can handle. Sometimes they are high, sometimes low. Sometimes I think I know the direction they are coming, and then wham! they do just what a curve ball does...
Setting Boundaries

Setting Boundaries

“Whatever you are willing to put up with is exactly what you will have.” – Anonymous As the days have turned cooler, the last thing I want to think about is setting boundaries. I love the cooler weather – you know, the days that you have to wear a sweater but it is...

Spreading Kindness

Happy fall! This is the beginning of one of my favorite times of the year, and I am focusing my own self-care on ways that get me outside to enjoy all the season has to offer. I was blessed to spend a wonderful and beautiful weekend with my husband in the mountains of...

Healthy Grief & Living Life

Grief. It is one of the saddest words I have ever uttered. Simply saying the word brings a momentary feeling of melancholy, and if I’m not careful it has the potential to impact and bring me down. Grief is about one’s response to loss and the emotions experienced. It...

Gratitude in all Things

When I am grateful, my life feels balanced, and I feel energetic. When I am grateful, I am able to acknowledge that life is more about giving than receiving, for when I am grateful I receive the blessing of more for which to be grateful. From a young age, I was taught...
Being Present

Being Present

“There is only one time that is important – NOW! It is the most important time because it is the only time that we have any power.” – Leo Tolstoy It has been said that today is a present, yet how often do you actually feel present? Being present means fully...