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I think one of the greatest obstacles we grapple with is learning how to accept what is instead of moaning and groaning about what we don’t have. It’s like we’re sitting there one hand full of riches and the other […]

You ever wake up to a nightmare of a day? The type of day that makes you want to get back into bed, pull the covers over your head and try again tomorrow? Maybe your inbox is flooded with people […]

I used to think that to be a courageous person you needed to do great things. You had to be a soldier, a mountain climber, or a person who gave speeches for a living. I put all the things I […]

During the most difficult moments in my life, I often felt alone. The intensity of the experience (the drop to the knees variety) was so acute that it felt as if all security and stability had fallen away. Like standing […]

It’s a question that may plague you while you’re at work, relaxing on the weekend or tossing and turning in bed at night. It’s a question difficult to avoid and one that often emerges unexpected. It could be a strong, […]

I guarantee our ancestors were better at it than we are. They didn’t have smart phones back then, or tablets, or digital notebooks. They looked to the stars for guidance and their hearts for hope. And when it got really […]

As we transition from a hectic work week into the weekend, it’s important to plan activities that take you from stressed and burnt out to recharged and filled with peace. And there is a way to do so that doesn’t […]

There have been many times in my life when I was surrounded by a multitude of friendships. And equally times when I have felt alone. What I realized is that it’s often not the quantity of friendships you have that […]