How To Be Thankful This Thanksgiving

How To Be Thankful This Thanksgiving

How To Be Thankful This Thanksgiving “Gratitude turns what we have into enough” We have all heard it, or maybe even said it. “What the hell do I have to be thankful for? This year has sucked!” In May, I already heard grumbles (and maybe some by me) about how much...
Knowing Who You Are & Who You Are Not

Knowing Who You Are & Who You Are Not

Knowing Who You Are NOT…Is A Part Of Knowing Who You Are! At one point in life (prior to marriages) my siblings and I all had the same initials, J.J.L. Why my parents thought having 4 kids with the same initials was a good idea is beyond me. I remember...
World Kindness Day

World Kindness Day

The world is full of kind people, if you can’t find one…BE ONE!  I was walking out of the grocery store last week following an elderly woman who was pushing her cart slowly towards the crosswalk. Out of the corner of my eye I saw a red sedan speed around the corner...
Do Be Afraid Of Fear, Let It Be Your Guide

Do Be Afraid Of Fear, Let It Be Your Guide

“Being brave isn’t the absence of fear. Being brave is having that fear but finding a way through it.” – Maya Angelou I was with my family in Mexico when I was five. Up to my waste in the water, with my mom close by and suddenly, a crab bit my toe. My mom rushed...