Dance to the Beat of Your Own Drum

I believe that each of us is born into this world knowing who we are and what we long to experience in the world. We each have a little drum beating in our souls, meant to guide us towards the most nourishing path for our lives. Of course, we do our best to mute the […]

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Permit Autumn to Invite You Into Your Dreams

Here in the Northern Hemisphere, we just passed the official beginning of Autumn. I spent the first forty-years of my life in Texas, where the seasonal changes present with a notation on the calendar. Now, living in the Midwest, I am blessed to experience Mother Nature’s autumnal crayon box. I love everything about autumn. There […]

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Declare Your Secret Desires

One of the hardest things to do is to admit what we really desire in our lives. We fear ever uttering aloud those secret longings and the dreams we’ve been avoiding. Our minds thirst. Our souls yearn. Our hearts secretly lust. Most of the time, we neglect these deep-seated needs of our souls because what […]

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Little Things Can Actually Make Big Impact

The classic song “Little Things Mean A Lot” serenades us with the value of small yet loving gestures between lovers. Touch my hair as you pass my chair. Give me your arm as we cross the street. Give me a hand when I’ve lost my way. Send me the warmth of a secret smile. Little […]

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Granting Permission to Create a Life You Love

Though it’s been years since I’ve gone back to school (or prepped for a kiddo to go back to school), the Back to School tradition I grew up with remains rooted within me, and I still see September as a magical month full of growth and change. When I was young, Back to School was […]

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A Peek Behind the Curtain

I was invited to be a part of this blog tour by Kayce Hughlett, a dear friend, colleague,  client and author.  Her 2012 non-fiction book, As I Lay Pondering: daily invitations to live a transformed life, is a lyrical and lucid treasure that invites readers to new awakenings throughout the year. Currently, knee-deep in the publication […]

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Why Argue With Reality?

I’ve always loved the magic of air travel. You begin your day in one location and are transported in a (relative) blink of an eye to a place that would take you hours if you drove or days if you were to walk. And imagine if we lived a hundred years ago and to cross […]

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What I’ve Learned About Boundaries

By Living On a Golf Course There are a lot of things I love about living on the golf course. It’s beautifully maintained and often peaceful. The neighbors take immaculate care of their flower gardens. I love sitting on the deck with my morning coffee as the birds have their breakfast and the early golfers […]

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Life Isn’t Certain: But It Helps to Create a Plan

By nature, I’m a planner. It became obvious during my elementary school years when I plotted what to wear and created lists of books I’d be reading that year (and in what order). In high school, I always knew what I’d be wearing a week or more in advance and my college schedule was so […]

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Change and Comfort Can Coexist

When it comes to creating change, most folks will tell you that you have to move away from comfort and into discomfort in order to make it happen. You’ll see phrases and quotes like “Life begins at the end of your comfort zone…” “Move out of your comfort zone. “ “You can only grow if […]

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