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What I learned from my 6 year old son about what it means to trust…

March 1, 2019

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“You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.” ~ Zig Ziglar I have always wanted to be great. To be great sets you a part. To be able to be great will make you a success. Have a goal, focus on the goal, achieve the goal, achieve […]

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What I wish I knew…a reminder that I will now do to make each day ‘mynewfavoriteday.’

January 29, 2019

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“Happiness is not something you postpone for the future, it’s something you design for the present.” ~ Jim Rohn I think this is why I feel compelled to come back. For years I wrote, I commiserated, communicated, collaborated virtually through my fears, my hopes, my sorrows and my joys. Then I stopped. I just stopped. […]

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The Wondertwins Turn 9!

October 18, 2018

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This pretty much says it all… Who would have thought that 9 years ago tonight, at 11:30 pm as I lay in the hospital bed watching SNL and listening to KSP’s increasingly heavy breathing as he drifted softly to sleep that I would go into labor. That just 8 hours later, I would have 2 […]

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The journey for my powers.

September 5, 2017

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Image credit: PositivePsychologyPowers.com “Do not pray for task equal to your powers, pray for powers equal to your tasks.” ~ “Phillips Brooks I am sitting outside on our back steps. They are hard, but warm from the afternoon sun.  It’s not comfortable, but it’s not uncomfortable enough to send me inside away from the overcast […]

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What would you do? A question worth asking Everytime.

April 13, 2015

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   “When I stand before God in the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, “I used everything you gave me.” Erma Bombeck  Ever since I stared blogging almost 3 years ago, I have kept a list. Religiously adding titles for […]

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“It starts with why:” a decision of the heart

October 16, 2014

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Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen. Ralph Waldo Emerson Decisions are not made with our minds they are made with our hearts. As a business person one of my favorite leadership theorists is Simon Sinek. He wrote a book, and more importantly did a TED talk about his book, […]

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How to show life 1,000 reasons to Smile (even if it’s shaky)

October 9, 2014

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“When life gives you a hundred reasons to cry, show life that you have a thousand reasons to smile.” – Unknown You may have sensed I am back for a reason. Back to my safe place, the place I think about when I get overwhelmed, to take refuge in my words, as little by little […]

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How to be a Supernova among the Stars: A tribute to Will Poovey

October 6, 2014

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Success by Ralph Waldo Emerson: To laugh often and much To win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; To ear the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; To appreciate the beauty, to find the best in others; To leave the world a bit better, whether by […]

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Trusting your self-trust is the best thing you can do for you.

March 20, 2014

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“Self-trust is the first secret of success, the belief that if you are here the authorities of the universe put you here, and for cause, or with some task strictly appointed you in your constitution, and so long as you work at that you are well and successful.” ~ Swami Kriyananda [J. Donald Walters] (born 1926) […]

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My evolution of Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2014

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Time is a sort of river of passing events, and strong is its current; no sooner is a thing brought to sight than it is swept by and another takes its place, and this too will be swept away. ~ Marcus Aurelius I remember standing and looking in the mirror when I was 18, 19, 20  years […]

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