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What is this thing called purpose?

I have been inspired to talk about this thing called purpose.  You hear people talking about it all the time.  It has become a quest for so many.  I know I myself have spent, maybe even wasted, many hours contemplating upon it. Wait a second she said wasted?  Yep, I did. I believe that there can be too much time focused on waiting to be inspired or enlightened with your purpose, that you actual miss the opportunities to actually experience or discover it. The other thing about purpose is who says there is just one? Sure Gandhi,        Read more…


Life is the journey, are you aware of the beauty that surrounds you?

It is easy to forget to notice the beauty around you.  Regardless of where you are in your life it is your choice to see the good…the beauty…the joy or the cracks and the flaws.  Change your perspective and look for something beautiful make it a game or a quest to find something beautiful in a complicated world. Today’s message: Take a moment to acknowledge where you currently are in your life. Appreciate your past (as hard as that may be at times) and look forward to your tomorrow. I urge you to become aware of your surroundings, stop and Read more…


Patience + Acceptance + Balance = Harmony

I have been thinking  a lot about patience and acceptance lately. The practice of patience is truly all about balance and practice, and practice makes perfect…right? Perfection can be quite a tall order.  An aspiration  I actually don’t think I wish to obtain. The challenge of accepting where we are at currently in the big scope of our lives requires patience. So often we are overly focused on what we believe to be “needs” like; what needs to be done, what we need to complete, what we need to say, where we need to be. We lose focus on the beauty of Read more…


Just a quick thought on what brings us joy

I have been thinking a lot about joy, peace and happiness. I have blogged about it. Posted about it on Facebook, twitter and even mentioned it on LinkedIn. I find fascination with the thought of it. I am amazed at how often it is that we move through life in the dark and at such a speed that we can sometimes forget what joy and happiness can feel like. For me, even the recalled memories of that young eleven year old girl really didn’t give me any insight to what it was that once made me happy. Don’t get me Read more…