In the Wizard of Oz, the Cowardly Lion is eager to go on the journey with Dorothy so the magical Wizard can install courage in him. The story is a classic and most of us have watched it repeatedly throughout our childhood. However, it appears to me that the fairytale message is not understood by all of us.
I recently posted a rather innocent question on Facebook and have been taken aback a the great responses it elicited. It is good to know how much people care and to also know that people are reading. However, that same post also got people guessing, with great confidence, about who my person was that I
We have all had the experience of feeling like we just met with a person who we thought we knew, but somehow the encounter left us feeling like we just met with a stranger. Its an awful experience. We feel confused, sad, and even angry. The person who was there was not being their authentic
There are so many ways for us to get motivated, find inspiration, and feel the drive to move beyond where we are currently. I find my sources are both earthly and heavenly. For my earthly well-being, I want my body to be as strong and healthy as possible. For so many years, my priorities were elsewhere
We see the signs but I wonder, as I read them, about the deeper meaning we have waiting for us with each one of them. On a winding and hilly road, this comes before my eyes and I laugh a bit as I think that even in my automobile, I am going to exercise caution.
What?! Let what out? Vulnerability. I’m not so well acquainted with it, but I am learning from so many sources, especially those close to me, that this is a lovely experience. I’m not so sure. I’ve got mixed feelings. Really, extending beyond my zone of comfort and allowing people to know my frailties? However, there
My life is on a course of having prayers answered. I have prayed for humility, patience, and grace. I had people and events placed onto my path that have caused me to know more about these topics than what I could have ever imagined. The journey is not easy. However, it is one that I
We shouldn’t deny it, everybody wants to fall in love in their life. Some people want to fall in love over and again and feel the passion of life in a multitude of ways and have the love affair be as much with life itself as it is with a life partner. All understandable. The thing about
The day began as I departed from St Louis at dawn and drove to my home town of Chicago. Some people think the drive a horrid one, I love it. I am on the open road, enjoying the countryside, the old farms, the big sky, the rising sun, and the quiet. I trust my time
The people we are born to or gifted to are not our choice, there is some divine plan in place that puts us where we land. And although there are books written on family and child rearing and group dynamics, there is no book or one program that will be your life guide to every single