Finding Common Ground….Where Do We Go From Here?

Finding Common Ground….Where Do We Go From Here?

The point in history at which we stand is full of promise and danger. The world will either move forward toward unity and widely shared prosperity – or it will move apart. ~Franklin D. Roosevelt~ I woke up this morning filled with words.  That’s how it...
The Power of Remembrance

The Power of Remembrance

  At first, the grief overwhelms you.  But with time and tears, you can transform your pain into remembrance.  And with that act, you illuminate the person you lost, allowing others to experience the beauty of their spirit….So they live on.  ~Kelly S....
Portrait of a Strong Wise Woman

Portrait of a Strong Wise Woman

As we watch the sand through the hourglass on this last day of August, I wanted to revisit my thoughts on what makes a strong wise woman.  My definition continues to evolve as I do and deepens as I continue to have this beautiful and intimate conversation with women...
Person to Person

Person to Person

We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop. ~Mother Teresa~ I have been in a bit of a funk over the past number of weeks. Not many would notice, but on the inside there is a gnawing...
Life is Like a Vegetable Garden

Life is Like a Vegetable Garden

The best place to seek God is in a garden. You can dig for him there. ~George Bernard Shaw~   What’s got my attention today? My garden. It is one of my most favorite things. It is not a sweeping landscape or a professionally groomed masterpiece that could grace...
Resist The Urge to Judge…

Resist The Urge to Judge…

As long as we continue to live as if we are what we do, what we have, and what other people think about us, we will remain filled with judgments, opinions, evaluations, and condemnations. We will remain addicted to putting people and things in their...
What are you willing to do?

What are you willing to do?

  Progress is impossible without change.   Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything. ~ George Bernard Shaw ~ If you are part of the JOLT family, you know that our Wednesday thought of the day asks “What Can YOU Do” to help another....