Vulnerability​ Peace

Never in a million years would I have thought I would make this embarrassing moment public. After the embarrassment of being totally and completely vulnerable, I found a peace that I had never felt before. Growing up and through the troubles of life, I am finding a peaceful power in being vulnerable at times. 

Do You Choose a Full Life

The dark stormy years of World War II has life lessons for all of us to learn and grow from. I am not talking about the military aspects nor am I talking about the morality of the war itself. I am focused on the people, the living breathing people who lived, and died, through that particular…Read more »

Wisdom Wednesdays – No Tomatoes in Fruit Salad

Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is knowing not to put a tomato in a fruit salad. You most likely have more wisdom than you realize. Chronic illness, pain, and trauma eat away at our confidence in knowing that we have wisdom. Is it time to dig up your wisdom?

Thankful Thursdays

Daily thanks can improve our physical health. “So what” may be the first response from someone in the depths of chronic illness and trauma. The second response typically is, “yeah right.” And it usually goes downhill from there. Many have even tried it before and were unsuccessful. So how can we apply thankfulness in a…Read more »

Wisdom Wednesdays

Wisdom, in part, is taking what we learn and put it to good use for ourselves, others, and generations to come. Sorting through all the knowledge and getting to the wisdom is some of the exciting stuff of life. Growth comes as we learn to sift through the sea of information and work with wisdom.