Personal Insecurities

We had our second Women Helping Others Advance (WHOA) meeting this past Sunday and it was wonderful. Everyone was involved in the discussion and a lot of great information was exchanged by all. The topic for the evening was personal insecurities. We talked about how most of us feel insecure sometimes, and that some of … Read more

4 Words

4 Words Words that have meaning do not come easy  A  word is just the tip of the iceberg  of experience Year  of   Loving  Losing  Living.. Years culled with precious time that lead to the understanding that give words meaning The understanding  that only comes with the experience paid with a lifetime Meaning does not  … Read more

Different Not Less

It was early 2000, and we had been called to a parent-teacher conference. Our daughter was turning four years old. Being a bit annoyed, I was wondering why at four, we were having an important parent-teacher conference. Our world was about to change. The first sign I knew something was wrong was shortly into their … Read more

Am I A Rebel?

Do you go against the status quo? Are you a rebel? Are you fearless, brave, courageous with your decisions or actions? The decisions or actions that you make can transform your challenges into exploration, risk into reward, and fear into determination. I read these words somewhere and found them to be very profound and inspiring. … Read more

Personal Growth

When I close my eyes and allow myself to listen to my heart and not my mind, I find I am much closer to where and who I want to be. My mind is a powerful muscle.  It has forged me along incredible paths, kept me active, wise beyond my years, and mostly out of … Read more

People Change And So Do Relationships

I knew from a very young age that I wanted to be a mom. I had it all planned out in my head. I would meet the perfect guy, he would ask me to marry him, we would have a boy and a girl and live happily ever after.  The funny thing is that I … Read more

Change Your Words, Change Your Life

I purchased a Law of Attraction planner after my daughter showed me hers. I had been looking for a simple planner so I could write down projects as Linda and I were planning them for the blog. What I actually purchased was a new way of life. I have always been a “datebook” kind of … Read more

Emotional Independence

Emotional independence is defined as a process in which we learn how to exercise greater control and will-power over our feelings and emotion. How do you achieve that? How do you achieve emotional independence so that you don’t need someone to be something for you? Why do we want people in our lives to behave … Read more

The Blended And Extended Family

The blended and extended family seems to be the norm today. When I grew up, it was something people barely spoke about. For me, this was all I knew. I even remember feeling the tiniest bit lucky to have more than one dad. How many pre-school kids were seasoned travelers and honorary flight attendants? My … Read more

What Older Men Want In A Woman

At the age of 55 and after a 27-year marriage, a 4-year relationship with a woman after my divorce and a whole lot of research and thought, I think I might have this whole relationship thing figured out. That is a “relationship” with another woman. Actually, I’m about 90 percent sure what I’m looking for … Read more