I’m no gardener. I’m from the city. “Gardening” when I grew up consisted of watering my grandmother’s plants – indoors. So when I moved away from the city and bought my first home, I tried my hand at gardening. A few cucumbers and melons later, I thought I was an expert. Each year the ground… Continue reading Something You’ve Planted
It's amazing to realize that no matter how old we get, we never know everything about ourselves. We are constantly evolving and changing, so there may be things we don't understand and may never understand. Our likes and dislikes can change. What we consider "needs" can change. It's a continual process. I heard an artist… Continue reading Find Yourself in Your Work
How do you move past inhibitions? One of the reasons this blog has been a huge step for me is that I’m naturally averse to all manner of social media. Yes, I have social media accounts. No, I do not post anything. Not words, not pictures. I will, on occasion, share the work of a… Continue reading Moving Past Your Inhibitions – Part 1
Who is responsible for what you do with your time? Who is accountable for what you accomplish with your 24 hours? It would be tempting to attribute that responsibility to your children, your spouse, your boss or all the people you've obligated yourself to. But the fact of the matter is, it's up to you.… Continue reading Your Day, Your Time
Who said you need permission to be a writer? A world traveler? A dreamer of ridiculously huge dreams? Who said you are defined or limited by what others have achieved and how they achieved it? Who said you can't forge your own path? If God has placed a gift or talent in you, why do… Continue reading Who Said?
Today we'll look at another reason for self-sabotage - fear. Fear is great at disguising itself. Most often fear is portrayed in the movies with screaming, shaking and running away. Fear manifests itself with tremors and ghostly moans and blah, blah blah. And when we don’t see this behavior in ourselves, we assume ourselves to… Continue reading Doing What Works For You – Part 3
One of the exercises that has helped me tremendously is casting my vision – getting an idea of where I want to be, what I want to be doing and how I want to live. The first time I tried it, the vision was foggy. It was vague and, although I was the only one… Continue reading Cast Your Vision