(Courtesy of Andrea Malis) Did some homework.  Narrowed down my top 5 values. Here they are: 1. Healing     2. Children     3. Trust     4. Hope     5. Duty There are tons of resources on the internet if you get stuck on how to start.  You can just Google the word values and many, many sites show up for you to pick from.  I worked my way through two very different lists.  I found clarity in both.  Ultimately, I turned inward and wrote straight from my heart. I had others on there like Character and Spirituality, but this … Continue reading Values

When You Are In The Valley… USE THEIR FLASHLIGHT

No one has a perfect life. Even Jesus had trials and tribulations. Moreover, we all experience our own personal “Will This Cup Pass?” moments, where we fervently want the struggle to end. Wherever and whenever we are suffering, be it spiritually, emotionally, financially, or relationally, we need 3 P’s to get us through. Prayer – there is no doubt that prayer works. As a devout Christian, I have experienced it first hand. Dr. Roberta Lee, author of The SuperStress Solution, explains, “[People who pray are] better able to cope with stress, they heal faster from illness, and they experience increased benefits to their health and … Continue reading When You Are In The Valley… USE THEIR FLASHLIGHT

Dear Mr. Doubt

Dear Mr. Doubt, I thought I asked you not to contact me anymore. I have some dreams to manifest. It’s hard for me to remember how we even became friends. Better yet, it’s hard for me to understand how we remained friends. Oh, I remember now. There was something about you that was enticing. Oftentimes, I felt safe listening to you. “No one will ever support you.” “That dream is WAY too big for you to accomplish.” “Where are you gonna get the money to do that?” “TV? Really? From your kind of upbringing?” are just a few of the “encouraging” statements … Continue reading Dear Mr. Doubt