Nov 29, 2021
Anticipation of pleasure is a pleasure in itself.” - Sylvia Townsend Warner
Entering into this advent season we look forward to the joy of the holidays, the gift of Christmas and the promise of a New Year by sharing a reminder of the power of joyful awaiting.
Today, join me as I share a short excerpt from my instant...
Nov 25, 2021
“History teaches us that unity is strength, and cautions us to submerge and overcome our differences in the quest for common goals.” -Haile Selassie
While the tradition of Thanksgiving began around 1621, it wasn't declared a national holiday for another 242 years. And why is this significant?
In 1863, Abraham...
Nov 22, 2021
Death is the destiny of everyone, and the living must take this to heart. - Ecclesiastes
Today, join me in celebrating those we've lost by living passionately alive.
Knowing that tomorrow is not promised, let’s actively, vibrantly, faithfully and joyfully live this day. And let’s keep those enduring heartache both...
Nov 18, 2021
We all have stories, and yet frequently, they're not the ones we share with the world. After being burned on 100% of my body, spending five and a half months in the hospital and losing my fingers to amputation, my dream was not to stand out, but to disappear and be ordinary.
Bonnie Gray spent 39 years hiding her story,...
Nov 15, 2021
“The wise do not lay up their own treasures. The more they give to others, the more they have for themselves.” — Lao Tzu
My friends, what should we do with the gifts we’ve received? How should we use our treasures? What do we do with all the trophies we collect?
For three decades, I’ve stored a bunch of them...