JOY TODAY

I mean, think about it—we spend the majority of our time in the normal, every day-to-day routine. Maybe sometimes tackling each day can seem difficult enough and to attempt to find any level of joy doing it can be very challenging to say the least. I mean, have you been in traffic lately?

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Beautiful You

Let me ask you a question. A just between you and me question. Do you believe you are beautiful? I’m not talking about the physical appearance here. I mean that belief that you are special. That you are valuable. Important, relevant. I mean, isn’t that what we all want really? To know we are cherished by someone? That our life has significance? So let me ask you again, do you believe you are beautiful?

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Deal With It!

Deal with it! Have you ever said that to anyone? At the very least, wanted to? Maybe as a parent or guardian you told your kid that after they’ve voiced their opposition to a decision you’ve made that affected their social life. Or, maybe as a rebellious teen you said that to a parent or guardian? Maybe you daydream about telling off…

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Be The One

the list of things to do goes on and on. With this never-ending list, finding time for friends can become lost in the shuffle and so we have to be very intentional to carve out that time. Why?

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IN THE REAR-VIEW

…while looking ahead, I tend to look into the rear-view mirror of the past year as well. Do you do that too? At the moments you treasured, the good, the bad, the hurtful, the joyful, frustrating, devastating, miraculous, the (fill in the blank).

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The Impossible Made Possible

I love all the movies, new and classics alike that occupy much of the airtime on T.V. while in homes around the world, yummy, decorative cookies are being baked…mmmmm they smell good, don’t they? And families are making plans to gather together to carry on with favorite traditions. It truly is a magical time of the year where the impossible seems possible doesn’t it?

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The Giving Of Thanks

The gathering of those who are close to us and celebrating without the stress of gift buying and giving that goes along with Christmas is one of the reasons I love Thanksgiving. Now don’t get me wrong, I love Christmas too! It is my absolute favorite Holiday but there is something about the simplicity of Thanksgiving that holds great appeal for me. A day dedicated to giving thanks. No gifts necessary, just an attitude of gratitude.

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