Prune the Vine

Sometimes we need to prune, trim and let go of some things in order to grow stronger where we need to and to focus on where we truly belong. Did you know that plants have a horomone in the tips of growth shoots that creates strength in the strongest branches? The shoots release the horomone […]

Be Still.

Be still. It’s a message I’ve been hearing for weeks, maybe even months. Like many people in our world, I was pushing myself so hard in every aspect of my life and instead of heading in a clear direction, I was spinning my wheels with no forward momentum. What is especially remarkable to me is […]

Finding More Confidence

What is confidence? It is defined as “a feeling of self assurance arising from one’s appreciation of one’s own abilities and qualities.” It shouldn’t be confused with being egotistical or arrogant; confidence is healthy and needed to find true happiness and success. Confidence is quiet; arrogance is loud. Confident people have integrity; they do what […]

The Dangers of Dependence

It is very easy to identify someone who is dependent on external things; drugs, alcohol, gambling, etc.. We all know these things are dangerous when we are dependent on them, and they change the entire dynamic of how we live our lives. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, an estimated 1 million people […]

Pursuing Your Passion

What are you PASSIONATE about? What are you doing EVERYDAY to pursue it? What is getting in the way of pursing them? If you answered anyone or anything else other than YOU, you are not being honest with me, or with yourself. If other people’s opinions and approval are that important to you, you simply […]

Once Upon a Time…

Once upon a time there was a King who lived in a castle; but he didn’t always understand his royalty and didn’t feel like he deserved to be held up on a pedastool. He was taught early on that service to others assumed that making other people happy came before his own. Selflessness was the […]