The Freedom to Live/Love Again!


Every morning when I wake up I make a choice (sometimes not an easy choice) to face the day with a smile on my face. Sometimes when my feet hit the floor I am in pain and it is hard to say “thank you” and “I love you” but I do it. Lately I have been in a bit more pain than usual, what I have found is as my feet hit the floor and the pain becomes intense the words fall right out of my mouth! They tumble out of me as fast as I wish the ibuprofen was going in at that very moment! haha   I stumble into the bathroom and brush my teeth, all the while thinking of all the things I am grateful for:

I am an encourager of people…..thank you

I am inspired and am inspiring to others….thank you

I am a lender not a…

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Have Courage! Stay On Course!


The road is not straight, the one I walk, it is curved and filled with ups and downs along the path and sometimes there are pot holes. That’s the way it is and the way I knew it would be.  I accept that and I am working on not letting it bother me and to definitely not let it change the direction I am walking. I am learning to just move along at a pace that is comfortable and to avoid the pot holes.  That is not to say I am not up for a challenge and that I can’t step outside my comfort zone; I can and I do. It is just to say that I realize I can’t please everyone and there will always be people who misunderstand, or choose to make what I am doing out to be a self-righteous act or an act without humility.  I…

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