Walk Write Challenge for Getting More Out of May

Katharine Grubb – author of The 10 Minute Novelist and fearless leader of the Facebook group with the same name – recently challenged me to a 5K day. Basically, I am to write 5000 words in a day AND complete a 5K on that same day. IMPOSSIBLE! Believe me, that was my first cry as Read More …

Crossing from the World of Ordinary to the Dream Land of Possibility

I believe in a world of rainbows, lollipops, and possibilities. People make fun of my sunny disposition. Some mock me. Others scorn my hope tinted vision. “You live in a dream land.” They chide me. I use to argue that I lived in realty. I just saw the better reality. Two things have happened that Read More …

My Proximity to God – Or Finding the Courage to Let Go

“You are as close to God as you want to be.” The words were shared by @Merlyn_Botton on Twitter and they hit me right square in my attitude. The morning started off kilter – partly because of the storms shaking the atmosphere but mostly because I made the choice not to get up and get Read More …

Joining in the #ChooseBeautiful Journey

Dove commercials get me almost every time. They push me to see beyond the ordinary and to dig down into the extraordinary that I am – because each and every one of us IS extraordinary. They Dove company started the #ChooseBeautiful campaign to help women – to help PEOPLE – understand that beauty is a Read More …

Choosing Encouraged – or Walking Out the Design of God

The path to encouragement can be easy when things are falling in order. Smiles fill my day when the sun shines, the flowers bloom, and everyone does what I need and expect. The struggle to walk out encouragement arrives about the time someone spills milk all over my new attitude. The times of struggle are Read More …