Has the Trail Run Cold?

Don’t keep forever on the public road, going only where others have gone. ~ Alexander Graham Bell At some point in our lives, we reach the moment where we’re able to finish sentences coming from the leaders to whom we listen. We understand the theories. We get the ideas. We know the best practices. And we might actually have something …

Walk This Way

Does the walker choose the path, or the path the walker? ~ Garth Nix We are creatures of habit, in our homes, our professions, even our relationships. So when life comes at us with unforeseen twists, it often forces us onto a new path. Initially, we may feel wary about the shift. We look for anything familiar to help with …

Where’s the Remote?

“Your heart has a powerful little antenna and its pulses and vibrations can be felt throughout the universe.” ~ Suzy Kassem How many times have you asked this question? We need that thing to turn ON all our stuff. There’s a familiar happy sensation that accompanies command of the remote. We have control of both power and choice. What can be …

Not Enough Time!

How did it get so late so soon? ~ Dr. Seuss Time passes quickly. We use watches, Fitbits, phones, and clocks to help us gauge our schedules to no avail. We lose time. We fight time. We curse time. We chase time. Struggling with how best to use it is one of the bigger challenges. Our schedule is evidence of our …

In A Single Bound!

You’re going to change the world! ~ Superman How do you launch into the week? Are you slipping on sweats and sneakers or a helmut and a cape? If we are passionate about our work, looking to inspire others, and believe that we will, then each day is a new opportunity to do just that. Life will throw all sorts …

No Matter What!

You are already everything you’ve ever wanted to become. You fulfill your life purpose with every breath you take. You’ve always had the power. ~ Slade Roberson Starting things has always come easy to me. Pioneering projects. Coming up with ideas. Motivating the troops! The initial sensation is thrilling and the excitement often jumpstarts the activity. It’s the follow-through that …

Watch Your Step!

“Oh, SNAP!” ~ Marleigh, 5 years old While on a walk with my nieces this weekend, Miss Marleigh stopped in the middle of the sidewalk and exclaimed, “Oh, SNAP!” This was not a typical upset in the path. It looked more like a tectonic plate shift and there was no way to avoid it. Thank goodness the stroller had all-terrain, …

Red Light-Green Light!

Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist. ~Pablo Picasso Remember the game Red Light-Green Light? One kid would be the “Officer” who called out “green light!” and the others would sprint to tag him/her; then “red light” and we’d have to stop in our tracks. Caught moving and we were OUT! This continued …

Unlock Your Stuff!

“Your uniqueness is the master key that unlocks the hidden treasures of your lifetime.” ~ Bryant McGill We may not be standing in front of a wall of lockers as we begin our day, but we all make a daily choice – a) come at life with everything we are and everything we have OR b) lock up parts of ourselves …

Hold Fast!

Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night. ~ Edgar Allan Poe What do you dream of doing? Who do you imagine becoming? The answers are like embers burning inside us, reminding us of what we thought of as a child. One of the reasons daydreaming was so fun when …