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Oh Baby It’s Cold Outside

I like the opportunity winter provides to hibernate. Cold and snow – good excuses to sit and read, or play with crafts, or clean the closets (heaven forbid.) Or in my case, keep plugging away at formatting my book for upload to Amazon. I think it’s almost there, but that’s what I’ve said just about every evening for the past […]

Don’t Just Do It…Will It!

We all make New Year’s resolutions. At least most of us think about them. Here’s a formula from author and professional speaker Phil Minnaar for helping us overcome our procrastination and get moving toward our goals. The Power of the two words ‘I will’   Not ”I can”, but the power of the will by saying: ”I will!” Each letter […]

Now Is Our Time To Be Ready

In the final days of December, as we think about what we might do differently in the coming year, let’s be playful and free to include all possibilities. Get outside our familiar comfort zones in the daring way we did as children. Let’s make a commitment to listening to every suggested path, leaving no direction unexplored in our search for […]

Light and Dark

Yes it’s winter, and it’s cold. But it’s also the season of light, so how can we complain? Chanukah light. Solstice light. Christmas light. The bright smiles of family and friends. On our morning walk today, Michael and I were blessed by this stunning sight. the hand of God touching the bare trees on the next ridge over. The beauty […]

What To Do?

From April through the summer, my eighty-nine year old mom seemed to be failing. My brother Josh and I saw distinct changes in her behavior. She was withdrawn, would not interact with family who made special efforts to visit, would not speak to friends when we took her to their home for tea, was sleeping or staring into space at […]