My Thoughts And Advice

Creative Solutions for the Bumps in Life

Fear Versus Courage

What do you do when you encounter fear? Or a situation where you feel your body is really tense? Do you run away, do you freeze, or do you withdraw? I would withdraw from life~pretend I was the ostrich sticking my head in the sand and problem~fear would just go away....

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Launch

When I think of the word, 'Launch', I picture a rocket being thrust into outer space. A boat being set into water from its trailer position. So when it came time to 'launch' my website, I thought, "what does this really mean to me"? What I discovered was; this is a...

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Living

"One day your heart will stop beating and none of your fears will matter. What will matter is how you lived." ~Henri Junttila I found this quote to be interesting, stirring, captivating and thought provoking. As I pondered this quote, my fears surfaced.  I realized, I...

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Death Is Not Morbid

We will all die, or at least leave this body. All things that live will die, or at least the container it lives in will change. How we die is up to us.  Death itself is not morbid. The way the American society treats death is morbid. We are not meant to live forever,...

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Footprints

"Footprints In The Sand", is a well known poem by Mary Fishback Powers. She speaks of walking in the sand and sees two sets of footprints (she references the Lord,  however, I feel it could be anyone or anything, guiding us, supporting us) while her life flashes...

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Colors That Resonate

As I am thinking what to write my first blog post about, my new website and the color choices come into mind. I originally planned for a blue/purple scheme as those colors  represent healing and power and make me feel connected and communicative. Yet, as I saw the...

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Honoring

Do you HONOR yourself? What do you do to HONOR yourself daily? What does HONORING yourself really mean? When you are tired, exhausted, run down, what's the story you tell yourself? I'm bad, why am I tired, I should be doing this, going there, doing that. What if you...

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Death, A Fascinating Topic

Death~a fascinating topic no one likes to talk about.....except me!  I am not afraid of death, actually, I am more afraid of creating this blog and being successful than I am about death. What does death mean to you?  Are you prepared?  Are you afraid? Do you think it...

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A Psalm Of Life, by Longfellow

I found the words and feelings of this poem inspiring and true for living life. "Tell me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream!-- For the soul is dead that slumbers, And things are not what they seem. Life is real! Life is earnest! And the grave is not...

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