Not for thee

It is unbelievable when it happens in your life. It hits you like a sucker punch that you never saw coming. There is no rehearsal or planning for it, it just piles on you like a ton of concrete.  Each time it seems to hurt as much has the first experience. It is impossible to buildContinue reading “Not for thee”

Is there soul in perfect?

This week was abundant to say the least. I have a difficult time remembering what all happened. One thought that has stuck with me all week is this saying, “There is no soul in perfect.” The challenge today is remembering where I heard this saying as it is rewinding in my thoughts. If you thinkContinue reading “Is there soul in perfect?”

Build Strengths

The past few weeks I have spoken at the university, a few conferences and meetings about building on the strengths of others in our relationships. Some of the talks have been with physicians, therapists nurses or simply people living life. The message that I shared was leveraging our personal strength and the strength of others.Continue reading “Build Strengths”

A new life in bloom

One of my best friends and I started our new tradition called blog breakfast. A time when we could get together share about our blog life and catch up stories from since we have been together.  During the first part of the morning we laughed, ate too much and did everything but blog. Like gradeContinue reading “A new life in bloom”

When one door closes…

A very extraordinary person in my life has been struggling for over a year. She is an amazing, smart, talented, funny and loving person. Sometimes life can really deal a shit hand that turns your world upside down. Basically the poker hand she just got dealt was 7/2 off-suit. When that happens it is reallyContinue reading “When one door closes…”

Old School…Ring, Ring!

I was cleaning the basement last weekend and moving file boxes around and a AT&T bill dropped on the floor. I picked it up and it was a bill from the 1980’s  Funny enough the total for our local and long distance service was $74.65 a month. In the next box was my family’s 2014Continue reading “Old School…Ring, Ring!”