You Have Absolutely Nothing to Prove 

You have nothing to prove to anybody, absolutely nothing. You don’t need to prove that you are worthy or that you should be loved. Recently I was taking some time alone  in the morning because I had some decisions to make. I needed some clarity and the words that came into my heart were the … Read more

7 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Get Involved

Not My Circus Have you ever found yourself getting involved in a situation you shouldn’t? I was cleaning out the house recently, and I came across a little lion, which made me have a conversation with my kids about the time I took them to the circus. The phrase, “not my circus, not my monkeys” … Read more

5 Ways To Begin Believing In Yourself

Who Do You Believe You Are? Here’s my question today. Who do you believe you are? Life is so loud, isn’t it? It’s filled with so many different voices and information and solicitation. How many times do you get phone calls trying to sell you something? It’s filled with confrontation. With viral videos and polarizing … Read more

How Playing Small Does Not Serve the World

It’s A Great Big World It all began with a field of flowers. I was hiking at our cabin recently, and I passed a field full of Queen Anne’s Lace, or Widows Lace, as my Mom called them. They grow wild at our cabin and flourish in the summer. I’ve always been a “visual” person … Read more

10 Tips to Get Clarity in The Chaos

What Is A Tribe? I recently had an animated conversation with four girls I consider part of my tribe. What exactly is a tribe, you might be wondering? I use that term often. It’s that group of friends who “get you.” That get your vibe. That know what makes you tick. That love you, warts … Read more

3 Benefits to Thinking Big

The Future Is Yours! There’s just nothing like having conversations with college kids that are on the cusp of stepping out into the “real world,” is there? You get to take a step back in time and recall what it was like to know that the future is “yours for the taking!” Recently, my twin … Read more

12 Truths to Remember When People Don’t Get You

Does Your Tribe Get You? I’ve been thinking a lot about my relationships lately. Do you have a tribe who just “gets” you? Or, on the contrary, are there people in your circle who just don’t? It’s painful, isn’t it, when people don’t understand us? I’ve come up with 12 truths to remember when people … Read more

Learning to Let Go of Control

What Does Surrender Mean To You? Today I want to talk to you about letting go of the things that are out of your control. Controlling what you can, and letting go of the rest. Let me ask you, what does the word “surrender” mean to you? To me, it simply means to stop fighting. … Read more

8 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Go to Bed

Bedtime Reflections Do you do any introspection or reflecting before you drift off to sleep? Today I want to talk to you about just that – I thought of some questions you should ask yourself before you go to sleep at night. Now, you’re probably thinking no way – not another task before bedtime! It’s … Read more