An interesting thing happened today. I was at the gym and a trainer commented to me on how people really need two mirrors. She said it was "amazing how many women were walking around in clothes they shouldn't be wearing. Didn't they realize how they looked?" I said to her that maybe they did [realize… Continue reading International Women’s Day
I spoke to a person this week who belonged to a networking group and was discounting the value of it. He said it hadn't brought him any new business and was a waste of time and money! Based on his expectations, that was true for him. If we measure something as being successful or unsuccessful… Continue reading Hidden value
Holy Spirit, intuition, your gut. Whatever your definition is, I learned again this week, that I have got to pay more attention to that small, still voice. I learned this when I was 20. It was pouring with rain and I was due at a temp job on the north shore. As I was stepping… Continue reading Still, small voice
This week I listened to a fascinating podcast by Krista Tippett interviewing Maria Popova, the wonderful author of Brain Pickings. She said this… "...The reason we’re so increasingly intolerant of long articles and why we skim them, why we skip forward even in a short video that reduces a 300-page book into a three-minute animation… Continue reading Meaning takes time
This week I was listening to the For the Love Podcast with Jen Hatmaker and she was interviewing Hillary McBride on the topic of body image. Hillary talked about changing the language we use when we speak of our bodies from object to subject. “Instead of talking about my body like an “it,” what happens… Continue reading Marie Kondo that body!
If I hope that I will have a good life, that I will be healthy, that I will get the job, that everything will turn out ok. Hope seems like a good thing. To be hopeful - a positive way of being. But is it? If my hope is grounded in those hoped outcomes, what… Continue reading Hope in
Reasoning keeps us busy thinking we are doing something about our problems when in reality what it mostly does, is squeeze out the voice of God. Reasoning distracts us from the divine leading that is just a prayer away if only we would stop long enough to listen. In that stillness, there is guidance, there… Continue reading The act[ion] of reasoning