Waiting. Again and Again.

Waiting. Again and Again.

Waiting. Again and again. Ugh. Do any of us really like to wait? I mean wait an unusually long time for a something we truly need or selflessly desire? I think most of us can handle waiting a few minutes in traffic or practicing patience while on hold on a phone call...

Why Some Scars Are Good

The dictionary describes a scar as a “blemish from previous injury or illness.” Most people possess at least one scar on their body (childhood boo boo, teenage sports, grownup surgery, etc.) Many also carry invisible wounds on the heart. Well, this holiday season...
Afraid + Brave = Courage

Afraid + Brave = Courage

Poor 2020. The year has been maligned with so much turmoil that has scared off courage. Or has it? Being afraid reminds me of some scary times in my childhood. Maybe you can relate. Gulp. Being double-dog dared by your two older brothers ups the ante when it comes to...
Learning How to Lose

Learning How to Lose

Learning how to lose is a lost art. Who teaches us to lose with panache and passion? Some well-known folks have declared that winning the game, the championship, the bet, the competition, the lottery is everything. Golf legend Tiger Woods once remarked, “Winning...
“I’ll Be Okay”

“I’ll Be Okay”

“I’ll be okay.” There’s something about those three words that can settle our minds and hearts. In these unpredictable days of 2020, we can all use a reminder of words that help keep us calm to steady on. In an unlikely place yesterday, I met a woman that nudged me...