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
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
As I am asked about my work and what I do as a doctor of psychology, an author, a consultant, and a speaker, many things come to mind. However, they seem to all land on one point– relieving pain. We all have some form of pain. Perhaps you are feeling happy today. Great. But you
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.
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
It is vital for us to arise each morning and feel the confidence to make the day count, accomplish goals, and feel our capabilities. And yet there are a multitude of distractions and barriers that become challenges that reroute even our best of intentions. We explain to ourselves, and to others, the why of
This is a week that many observe as Holy Week, me included in that category. And this week can be a great excuse for anyone, yes, any one, any where, at any moment in time. Each day is a new opening for a shift, for goodness to seep into your realm and take hold and
Spring season has opened and you’re thinking that you want to take a walk, go for a run, wear a bathing suit and look buff. You want to wear clothing that is comfortable, not layers that hide your body that represents you have let yourself go. Sound familiar on some level? On many levels? When