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 … Continue reading “It starts with why:” a decision of the heart
“Some people wear their smile like a disguise. Those people who smile a lot, watch their eyes. I know ’cause I’m like that a lot. You think everything’s ok, and it is . . . ’till it’s not.” ~ Ani … Continue reading A peek into the window to my soul.
Intense love does not measure, it just gives. ~ Mother Teresa There are so many ways in which I could take this post today as I feel like a cog in a wheel of emotions. Every spoke leads down a … Continue reading A special day…the wondertwins turn 2.
“If you will call your troubles experiences, and remember that every experience develops some latent force within you, you will grow vigorous and happy, however adverse your circumstances may seem to be.” ~ John Heywood The last 2 weeks have … Continue reading A “NICU 101 Guide for Parents and Families.” Please share if it can be valuable.
It doesn’t have to be dramatic, it can be small or large. It’s really all about your context and being open to seeing that there may have been some raindrops but now there is a rainbow. I saw … Continue reading It’s not just a cliche if you believe…believe it.
As I read the following quote, I felt the feeling you get as tears start to well up in your eyes and you know soon the computer screen will become a bit more fuzzy. Perhaps it is because of the many plates I am currently trying to keep spinning without breaking them all at once, or perhaps it’s just the familiar worry that acts a haunting lullaby in the back of mind when I watch E move constantly, or perhaps it’s just what it is a moment in time where I feel a bit scared about the future for our … Continue reading Not being the same as everyone else makes us special…that’s the point.
The irony of this picture is that I don’t totally subscribe to it because as I have said before I am a spiritual person; however, I do believe that we have choices and make them everyday and those are in your hands. I had to remember that today as once again I had to confront all of my inner discomfort as Q’s Urologist called to discuss his test results from that horrible VCUG in May (clearly more traumatic for me that him as I still remember it clear as day as the “how could you betray me and tell … Continue reading Remembering Everyday is a New Day…That’s The Easy Part, Keeping Perspective is Challenging.
I just want to say thanks again for making helping to make this my new favorite week. Your journey with me through “mynewfavoriteday’ means so much to me. As I like to do on Fridays, I created a video recapping our week together… You may or may not hear from me in the next week because I am going to take the week off to give myself a little TLC. I will be back in full force the week of the 13th, but until then I wish you all a series of joyful moments, lots of smiles, opportunities to make … Continue reading Thank you for another week with MNFD….
“There are things that we never want to let go of, people we never want to leave behind. But keep in mind that letting go isn’t the end of the world, it’s the beginning of a new life.” –Unknown Such … Continue reading The Process and Progress of “Letting Go”…
On my mind today as influenced by my own thoughts and comments from others. I am drafting the post which will go up tomorrow, but for today, I wish you all a deep cleansing breath and the ability to exhale and let go of some bit of stuff that hangs heavy on your heart. Let downs with family, friends, relationships, colleagues, yourself…letting a little piece go can chip away at the bigger iceberg. Continue reading Letting go…even just a piece will lighten your heart.