Moving Out Of My Own Way

This story is about another layer of me, being peeled away. I started a book club and currently we are reading “The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide To Personal Freedom” by Don Miguel Ruiz. As I was listening to the second agreement, I was grateful to receive it into my being. I am just coming…

Finding Peace

Let me tell you a little bit about my parents. They are stoic, caring, kindhearted, soft, world loving people. They both had difficult childhoods. They both overcame adversity, but suffered major trauma. They are strong people. When my parents decided to start a family, they wanted their kids to have an amazing childhood. My parents…

Why Did She Wait So Long

Shame kept me quiet… I was at the Salvation Army day camp. They would take groups of kids to various lakes during the summer months. My friend and I would go often to hang out at the beach. This particular summer, I was maybe 12. I had on my new swimsuit. It was turquoise blue,…

What’s In The Box…Surprise!

Some ingredients for being a good leader: understanding everyone makes mistakes, understanding someone must be strong and hold the wheel when no one else can, understanding how you can influence others, understanding there is more than one way, understanding when to change directions and empathy. I am recovering from a car accident. I was rear…