The Spark of New Beginnings

  “The Spark of New Beginnings” Let this be the year you take control of your life. The year that you emerge from your comfort zone and open your eyes to a world of possibilities. Let this be the year you cross things off your “bucket list”. The year that you begin living out your…

Know Your Why

  Why do you get out of bed in the morning? Have you ever truly asked yourself that question. How would you answer it? Some may say they get up because they have to work. Some may say I have kids that need me. Some may say that they feel they have wasted the day…

Adapt Your Key To The Lock

  Not every key fits every lock. Some keys may even fit that lock, but fail to access what’s inside. Only a few keys will actually be able unleash the treasures that lay behind the lock. What about the other keys? Will they ever be able to adjust to the lock? One beautiful thing about…

Silence The Ego

  “Ego says, Once everything falls into place, I will find peace. Spirit says, Find peace and everything will fall into place.” The ego is a master manipulator. It convinces one to listen to the mind, but fails to produce anything beyond temporary results. It relies on the human need for instant gratification and feeds…

Patience

In a society filled with smartphones, social media, instant news, and 500 horsepower, it is easy for one to expect things to be fast. Don’t get me wrong, speed is great. It allows us to have more time for more activities, family, hobbies, and friends. However, not everything is fast. Not everything needs to be…

Creation Flexes The Imagination 

Be sure to exercise your creativity on a regular basis. Create something, anything. This creation can take the form of a blog, book, painting, pottery, lesson plan, workout program, recipe, voice memo, or even a daydream.  Creation flexes the imagination.  As we create, we stimulate the growth of our imagination. Our imagination can be a…

Be A Good Person

  Please, remember to be a good person. When the world tests your patience, When circumstances are not in your favor, When people take advantage of you, Please, remember to be a good person.   When you receive a promotion, When you become wealthy, When you feel invincible, Please, remember to be a good person….

Battling Adversity

  When you are on this path called life, whether you are relatively new to the journey or a seasoned veteran, you will face some kind of adversity. There are many obstacles, challenges, and tests that will force you to take a look in the mirror and determine what kind of person you want to…

Ask How

Do you have something you feel deep within yourself you need to do? Maybe it is a dream that you are unsure how to fulfill.  What’s stopping you?  It would be easy to list excuse after excuse for your mind is an expert in the areas of fear and doubt.  However, instead of focusing on…

Random Acts of Kindness

I want to share with you something I experienced earlier this year. I ventured out during lunch time to eat. I was pressed for time so I went through the drive-thru. I typically prefer to eat within an establishment whether or not I’m alone or with someone because I like to feel the atmosphere of…

Desires

“Don’t be afraid to give yourself everything you have ever wanted in life.” Desires are a part of all of our lives. A strong desire is a deep longing that we have for a particular thing, person, opportunity or event. Many people struggle with the thought of desires. They can handle the ones that are…

Shine Your Light

Let me share this experience with you all from earlier this year. I wrote this March 27th. I have been in Arizona the past few days visiting family, in particular my grandmother. Her health has been deteriorating the past year and I’m trying to get as much time with her as I can — I…