Smile Behind The Mask

I see you behind that mask Taking a breath like it came from a flask Where’s that hidden smile, tucked away because that’s the new way or style What did you say in that muffled way I can’t understand, talk clearly my friend underneath that bandana blend Going to the store grabbing groceries like it … Read more

Living In Uncertain Times – COVID-19

As I write this post, we are living the Covid-19 pandemic, which is something most anyone alive today has never seen before. It is changing the way everyone goes about their daily lives (well most everyone). I know many people are still not following the recommendations and warnings. Many think nothing will happen to them. … Read more

Welcome 2020!

Whether you’re ready for it or not, 2020 is right around the corner! Lisa and I are looking forward to welcoming the new year. We have a lot of plans for walkingthroughlifeaswomen.com. We’ve already started our women’s group, Women Helping Others Advance (WHOA), and have exciting things planned for our upcoming meetings. We can’t wait … Read more

Breathe!

Omg! It’s the count down and Christmas is almost here. Next thing you know, it will be 2020. How are you handling the hustle and bustle of the holiday season? If you’re like me, you are feeling a little overwhelmed. Having fewer days this year between Thanksgiving and Christmas has made the process of getting … Read more

Joy

In writing this post, I decided to first look at the definition of joy. I had always thought that happiness and joy were similar or the same, but have come to find that these feelings are very different. Joy comes when you make peace with who you are, why you are and how you are. … Read more

Holiday Mind Shift

Each year the holidays seem to approach faster and cause a feeling of annoyance in just about anyone over the age of 45, including me. Decorations show up in window displays before the fourth of July. Summer begins and ends before you know it. Kids go back to school before Labor Day, which once upon … Read more

The Big Day…My Daughter’s Wedding

Prepping for the big day The big weekend is finally upon us…just four days away. As I wait anxiously at my daughter’s home for her so we can finalize some details, I think back to when she was a little girl and all I hoped this day would be. Alexis has worked fiercely for a … Read more

Forgiveness

I am human, which makes doing certain things in life a challenge. Forgiveness is one of those things. Forgiveness on the upside can free up space in your heart. It can lift that heavyweight that drags you into a place of desperation and depression. It brings color back into a grey existence. It allows you … Read more

My Happy Place

The gym is one of my happiest places. Some might think I have a screw loose, and others will ultimately get it. I can’t say I have always felt this way. Growing up playing sports and being active, meant being outdoors, and I loved it. The energy of the sun and wind was the essence … Read more