Looking Backward to Move Forward in the New Year

All change is a miracle to contemplate; but it is a miracle which is taking place every second.~ Henry David Thoreau...more

I Love the Lord! It’s Just That Simple

When we wait on God’s timing and not allow the influence of others cause us to act prematurely, God will show up and show out, suddenly.While you are waiting on God, he is waiting on you, to see who you will trust; him or the human efforts of others....more

Bill Cosby's Wife Sez

Or, why we all, especially women, need to know the convict part of ourselves. Remember the Penn State/Jerry Sandusky scandal of last year? How easily we forget such things after they move off center stage for the media. But a whole lot of people, the victims, their family and friends, the student body, the administrators and last but not least, the Penn State Board of Trustees, won’t ever forget....more

Is Your Therapist Depressed?

“If you don’t feel it, don’t play it”. – The Funk Brothers...more
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Blazed the Trail Before Her?

In Each Day a New Cup, I referred to a conversation I had with a fellow mom at the club a few days ago.  Going through a divorce, she commented that she is hopeful, because of people like me, who have blazed the trail before her. I thought a lot about our conversation and her perception of how things have evolved for me, and I want to share some things in my life that made the difference of where I am, versus where I could be....more

How to Lose Weight Using the Least Effort

There are two ways to approach the process of weight loss: one is from the bottom up, and the other is from the top down. Top-down weight loss is easier and more joyful to sustain. Think of weight loss as a triangle (see blog post for graphic)....more

Give Yourself Permission to Find Your Joy

“Dream and give yourself permission to envision a ‘you’ that you choose to be.” – Joy Page...more

'That Which We Do Not Understand' is definitely something you should back on Kickstarter

Who here is a fan of art that deals with the unknown? Oh, you're all raising your hands. Great. I have something for you. It's called That Which We Do Not Understand. ...more

Five Tips to Change Habits

Habits are both a blessing and a curse. They can make your life healthier and happier, or they can undermine your weight loss goals and contribute to yo-yo dieting. Here are five tips to help you understand and change habitual behavior....more

Grace in the Darkest Moments

The news is really bad lately.  Really bad.  I feel powerless to help in most instances, other than to pray.  It is at times like these that I remember the power of grace and how it appears in our darkest moments to comfort us and I can only hope that grace is ever present among those who are suffering. ...more