One Moment Can Change Your Life

One Moment Can Change Your Life

I remember one night, when my life felt like it was crashing down and I was anxious, struggling with school, and had an incredibly hard time coping with stress. Life wasn’t so great for me…at least that’s the way things seemed. I felt awful; wondering why I had been...
Is There a Limit to Gratitude?

Is There a Limit to Gratitude?

Renowned spiritual leader and Benedictine monk, Brother David Steindl-Rast says, “Everything is a gift.” The first time I read that, I thought, “Of course it is.” I had been practicing gratitude for nine weeks, a lifetime record for me for any sort of practice....
Living an Inspired Life – Every Day

Living an Inspired Life – Every Day

“You’ve got brains in your head; you’ve got feet in yours shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.” – Dr. Seuss For a lot of us, life just happens. It did to me for many years. I had a job; I paid my bills; I took an occasional vacation,...
Sometimes Gratitude Isn’t Enough

Sometimes Gratitude Isn’t Enough

I’m all for expressing gratitude. I do it on a daily basis. However, sometimes when life feels like it’s going to hell in a handbasket, expressing gratitude feels hard. Of course I’m grateful I have a home, my health, sweet kids, and so on. But...