Category Archives: Inspiration

Wrecked by Grief and Restored by God

This year’s blessings have propelled me to heights of happiness which could be no more welcome after the pits of despair in 2014. Last October I was still reeling from the sudden loss of my father earlier in the year. … Continue reading

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Why Not Choose Happiness?

I recently attended an all-day conference on happiness entitled ‘The Habits of Happy People’. It was sponsored by the Institute for Brain Potential and the speaker was Dennis Marikis, Ph.D. The beauty of the social work profession is that you … Continue reading

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SERENDIPITY-DO-DAH. My, oh my, what a wonderful day!

Recently I am reminded of the crazy forces outside of us which influence our path.  It struck me just this week that I am not entirely in control of my destiny.   Okay, well I already knew this fact.  I just … Continue reading

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“Rome wasn’t built yesterday”, “You have an eight track mind”, and other popular sayings.

For as long as I can remember, my beautiful, intelligent and always optimistic mother has had an adage at hand to cheer and guide me through life.  The problem is that they seldom come out right and often require some … Continue reading

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The Job of Having Fun

I noticed last month I was trying to schedule ‘fun’ into my calendar.  If that’s not pathetic enough, it would amuse you to know I was failing miserably.  I’ve come to the realize that my serious side dominates me.  I … Continue reading

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Safely outside the comfort zone?!

I’ve been preaching for a year to everyone who will listen that you have to step outside of your comfort zone to experience exponential growth. That which is truly exciting and phenomenal waits in that place we are too often … Continue reading

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Who needs stuff?

Last week I saw the man of my dreams on The Today show. The fact that he is hot and a millionaire is beside the point. His name is Graham Hill and he is a minimalist. What is a minimalist, … Continue reading

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