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Your Heart is a Hunter

We live in a world of instant technology. We think that anything we could possible want to know or possess is right at our fingertips. Who would have thought you would be able to sit at a computer, type in an address into Google maps and use satellite imagery see what color paint a total […]

One Statement that Rocked My World

It was 1975 and I was happily attending college on a full ride tennis scholarship. Doing what I loved was actually paying big dividends. In addition, I’d landed a gig making $15 an hour teaching tennis for the city parks and recreation department. Cha Ching! One day my slim and tanned body connected with someone […]

Today, I Choose to be… Happy

When I first saw the book Happiness is a Choice by Dr’s Frank Minirth and Paul Meier, I snarled at the horrible untruth in its pages. After all, neither of these men knew what I was going through. My world was difficult. Challenging. Depressing. And these so called therapists had the unmitigated gall to say […]

The Swaying Bridge

I’ll never forget it. I was traveling over the Fuller Warren Bridge in Jacksonville, Florida when a semi tractor trailer tried to go between two cars. The driver hit both of them and succeeded in blocking both of only two southbound lanes at that time. I was stuck on the bridge. I knew it would […]

Never Underestimate the Power of a Chance Encounter

Dave stood in the back of the restaurant flipping burgers. Sweat mixed with grease as he drudged through one fast food order after the other.  He gazed through the front window and noticed a weird looking white-haired man with an all white suit and black bow tie getting out of a car. He rummaged through […]

Living on Purpose

I talk to people everyday who say they would like to do this or that but just can’t find the time. I understand their plight. There are some days when I feel as though I need to hold my breath to open up a spot in my day. It’s a wonder we get anything done […]

Five Most Important Reasons to Plan for 2013

Today we bring our planning challenge to a close. Interestingly, I haven’t had a lot of feedback this week. In understand that because buckets of nuts and bolts aren’t warm and fuzzy. They don’t get you to sigh and say, “awwww” like a cute little puppy. But, I hope you are taking advantage of this […]

Today, I Choose Life

Yesterday kicked off breast cancer awareness month. I’m sure you know someone who has battled the disease. One such person is TV12 News Anchor, Donna Deegan. I watched as she battled cancer, not once, not twice but three times. She didn’t succumb to the disease. Instead, Donna said, “Today, I choose life”, and continued to […]

Being a WIT-ty Person

Yesterday I made the trek from Huntsville to Dallas, Texas with eight other women. One van left earlier than we left. They loaded their sparse belongings into the roomy vehicle and set off toward the Big D. There were five of us left and not one had thought to load some of our things into […]

What to Do When Things Go Wrong

I have a favorite airline. Perhaps you do too. But recently, due to my destination airport, I was not able to fly it. So, I had to drudge through putting up with an alternate one.  I was primed for a bad experience and that’s exactly what happened. Moment after eternal moment, the horror of a […]