Purpose and Passion and Vision, Oh My!

Purpose and Passion and Vision, Oh My!

Finding your purpose, aka why am I here and what am I meant to do in this life is a perplexing question, especially if you’re not sure how to use your talents and skills. These days the answer most frequently given is “follow your passion”. But what does that really...
Is it time to broaden your reading horizons?

Is it time to broaden your reading horizons?

Are you a reader? You know what I mean, beyond the slew of texts, social media updates by friends and families or quick hit news and entertainment bits. Are you reaching out and reading something more? Reading, the act of leaning into a story or pursuing an answer to...
My Mantra-Step Out, Step Up, Show Up

My Mantra-Step Out, Step Up, Show Up

If I had a mantra, it would be step out, step up and show up. Over these last three years, those simple words keep me moving forward. As mantras go, I think it is a pretty good one, especially this last week. I am tired. Tired, but in a good way. Tired because I have...
Blossoming, A Lifetime’s Work

Blossoming, A Lifetime’s Work

Blossoming, a Christmas Cactus greeted me as I sat down at my desk this morning. A dainty pink bloom a cheery note on a grey December morning.  Immediately I thought of the occasion of receiving it and am reminded of how similar my life is to the blossoming of this...
What’s Your Default Position?

What’s Your Default Position?

Default position, that place where if we don’t think about it, we land again and again. Now this can be good – like our homes and loved ones, or it can be bad- eating junk food as our go to snack item. I am a strong believer in continuing to challenge ourselves, as...