… and then I realized the oven wasn’t working!

Life is full of surprises. One year for Thanksgiving, I had a house full of family and friends. I should have noticed the house wasn’t filling with the aroma of cooking turkey but we were playing games, talking, having fun….and drinking wine. The top of the turkey...

5 Free Steps to Become More Joyful

You’ve heard “The best things in life are free”  and you’ve heard “You get what you pay for”.  Both statements are true. The best things in life ARE free, and sometimes “payment” is in the form of time and conscious effort, rather than money. The 5 steps to becoming...

Bringing in the Sheep

You know that song we all sing (or sang) in church…”Bringing in the Sheaves”?  Well, until I was leading a worship service a few years ago, I thought the words were “Bringing in the Sheep”.  The discovery of the correct words, in front of sixty or so laughing people,...

Re-Act: Doing the Same Thing Over and Over

When someone cuts you off as you’re driving home from work…do you react or respond? When your kids or spouse push your same emotional buttons in every heated discussion, or fight…do you react or respond? Often, rather than put thought into why we react the same way to...

Expect Magic

“I prefer the company of happy people who are believers in Magic…and of magical people who are believers in Happy”   I don’t know who wrote that statement, but I sure do agree! I am a happy person and a believer in Magic and I attract those people who think like I...