Courage

  If you read my previous post, you know I have adopted Courage as my focus word for 2011 after being inspired by Ali Edward’s One Little Word challenge. I think Courage fits nicely with my quest to live a wholehearted life. What is more courageous than learning to be…

The Student is Ready

“When the student is ready, the master will appear.” Oh, how this has been true for me over the last weeks as I have desired, then determined to live more intentionally — more wholeheartedly. In fact, I can hardly read fast enough or journal long enough or create enough blog…

The Goal is Peace

Have you seen the Special K commercial where women nervously step on a very public, very big scale? Scared of what they will see, they are instead rewarded by a scale reading “pride” and “courage” and “confidence.” LOVE IT! And it reminded me of a segment I heard on the…

In Need of a Headlift?

I have always loved to think on God’s roleĀ as “the Lifter of my Head” — just hearing those words makes me physically hold my head a little higher, my chest a little prouder. It’s so easy to walk through life with slumped shoulders and a downward gaze. They don’t call…

Can Real be Offensive?

I just read a very interesting article about one publishing house’s decision to remove the “n” word from its latest printing of Mark Twain’s Huckleberry Finn and replace it with something less offensive to today’s readers. (http://shelf-life.ew.com/2011/01/03/huckleberry-finn-n-word-censor-edit/) Well, you can be sure my journalism degree shook on the wall with…