Category: Inspiration

through the lens of gratitude

Like many things, the day that practicing gratitude became a reality in my life was not a day where I set out to make it happen.  Instead, I decided to take a photo at the turn of each hour one day. I did it because I was tired and bored and felt like I would…

what are your strengths?

Today I have a fun challenge for myself, and I thought, it would be awesome if YOU would join me. Here it is: Name your top three personal strengths. As I’ve been faced with this question over the course of my adult life, I’ve groaned inwardly. Years of self-doubt and self-loathing can do that to…

here I am

Ever since I found out about blogs, I’ve wanted to have one. I’ve dabbled in blogging for the last ten years. I had one blog for several years that focused on my graphic design, and when I decided to exit that world, I shut it down. I started several more after that, but nothing stuck….

do what you love

Quotes and words have always spurred me on and provided inspiration and hope to me. I consider myself a quote collector, with scraps of paper or handwritten words squirreled away in my memory box to be pulled out when I need them most. This one has been one of my favorites for the last couple of…

Baby Steps: From the Hare to the Tortoise

baby steps: from the hare to the tortoise

You know the fable of the tortoise and the hare, right?. The speedy, hot-headed hare thinks he can beat the slow steady turtle in a race, no problem. After the race starts, he is so far ahead he settles down under a tree to take a little nap. The turtle keeps on going, one step…