You know, NEEDING the approval of others can be a virtual prison of our own making. We cannot control what others think, feel or express. Trying to control it left me feeling drained, disempowered and frustrated. Have you ever spent time imprisoned there too?Read More
Journeys can be tough, painful, disappointing, and exhausting, even scary at times. But then, (imagine you are traversing up a mountain), you get these vistas that just take your breath away. So much beauty! Such a bigger, more beautiful view that you ever could have imagined, and you know the Journey is worth it! Ahead there will be more scary, hard times; more pain, and twists and turns that you just can’t see around; but pressing on and through, TOGETHER, we know there will be more of the beautiful moments that make it all worthwhile.Read More
There are countless sweet messages about how perfect and wonderful mothers are, and while I don't disagree, there is so much more to the story, and I want to acknowledge that here. With Mother's Day around the corner, you may find yourself missing a mother who has passed or lives at a distance.Read More
“To touch can be to give life,” said Michelangelo. Midnight, my niece and her boyfriend arrive at the hospital. Her father had just passed away. The three of us stood there awkwardly waiting until the rest of the family arrived. No words were adequate. I offered a hug and we waited.Read More
Whether with your children or your parents, these oils can support growth, healing and restoration. According to Daniel MacDonald's Book, Emotions and Essential Oils, Myrrh--is the oil of Mother Earth, helping us connect and heal the mother-child bond, increases feelings of safety and security.Read More
"Have it All" and take a deep breath, look up and reflect on the awesome. Because the awesome is still there. My tiredness, my efforts, my frustrations (and my hunger!) blurs my vision sometimes, but with 100% honesty I can say...it's still there.Read More
Dreaming With Our Eyes Wide Open:
Let's face it. The Greatest Showman soundtrack is just plain addictive. The words of the songs replay through my mind like subway trains rumbling underground. Thank you, Hugh Jackman.