My 2014 Word of Intention

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” […]

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Divorce Goals

“If you don’t know where you are going, you will probably end up somewhere else.” ~Lawrence J. Peter

I always thought the word “goals” sounded rather nerdy (never mind the fact that I’ve always been a bit of a nerd). Of course, I understand the value of having a plan… it was just the G-word that was a turnoff. So, historically speaking, I haven’t been one to write down my G-words and draw a physical map of how to reach them. But then I discovered Zig Ziglar. I’ve been listening to him in my car for years. He’s one of my favorite travel companions. And Zig has really helped me get over my issues with the G-words.

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