At the beginning of 2013, I determined that my Word of Intention for the year would be “nourish,” and I think it was appropriate. Looking back, I see that 2013 was a year of quieter reflections, close-to-home efforts and soul-supporting solitude. As a nourishing presence to others, I adopted an elderly dog (deaf, blind and arthritic, but boy is he cute!) and joined Big Brothers/Big Sisters. I also did a lot of internal processing while I nourished my mind, body and spirit. I now find myself more firmly rooted and ready to rise… …Which is I’ve chosen the word “Grow” […]Continue reading
In the middle of December, I began toying with the idea of choosing a Word Of Intention for 2013. I heard of this practice for the first time last year when Brene Brown chose the word “light” for 2012, and I thought it was rather interesting.Continue reading
Zig Ziglar passed away yesterday. He’s the man who inspired me to start writing this blog.Continue reading
Today’s song is a request from one of my earliest readers. I remember being in a hotel room in Connecticut when I received a comment on my blog from the author of It Never Rains In Seattle. Since then, I’ve followed his story through marriage and divorce. A few days ago, he suggested Ingrid Michaelson’s, Be OK for Saturday’s song. I’m happy to oblige.Continue reading
I was reminded of this song a few weeks ago while having dinner with an old friend. She’s at a crossroads in her life, considering a major move, and she quoted some of the lyrics to explain her feelings about the situation.
I always thought of I’m Movin’ On by Rascal Flatts as a sad song. The pace of it is slow and it’s full of reflection on a regretful past. Yet, it’s also about looking forward. Hope isn’t lost when you’re able to move on…Continue reading