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 …

Breathe With It!

We are here to make a difference… When was the last time you blew bubbles? My opportunity was yesterday and it never gets old – so many ways to create the temporary pieces of art! It all boils down to how the air gets through. Do we want to create a lot of little or one of big? There are …

Just Dew It!

Smile, breathe, and go slowly ~ Thich Nhat Hanh The morning dew is a sign that the night before was calm and clear. This masterpiece is a result of a multitude of scientific unfoldings, but more simply – it’s a beautiful reminder of what can happen if we, too, behave calmly. See how the day expands when you are metaintentional: …

Life Fog

Clarity comes bit by bit, until one day we see so clearly that we decide to take action! Life fog is tricky. We get tired or sick or experience an acute tragedy and instantly everything appears unsteady, uncertain, or even dangerous. We feel stuck, or at least hyperaware of every step – treading lightly until we regain our footing. Some …

Ready to Stop?

Don’t just do something, sit there. It’s that time of year. Construction Season! Vacation Season! SLOW DOWN Season! We can see it coming. The get-away. Whether we look forward to it or not, slowing down takes some form of preparation. Work logistics, details of home, the dependents – human or fur-babies, and the mental effort required to actually slow down …