8 Reasons Why You Should Journal Right Now

If you know me well enough, you know I love to write and a huge part of my writing practice has been journaling.  It allows me to get my own thoughts out of my mind. Processing, venting, celebrating – whatever the action – journaling gives me the channel to literally record my own life's story. … Continue reading 8 Reasons Why You Should Journal Right Now

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Unexpected Gratitude

We are lucky.  We are afforded the opportunity to take a day, to stop everything and simply be grateful for the people, experiences and things in our lives. The problem is that it is harder and harder to truly stop and be grateful in the midst of premature holiday shopping and festivity planning.  It is harder … Continue reading Unexpected Gratitude

2016: The Year That Broke Me

I haven’t blogged in 156 days. If you know me you know writing is my gasoline, it’s my well-balanced breakfast, my metaphorical caffeine. To have abandoned the one thing that is possibly the best thing for me, what has made me my best and truest self, is to show how this year has left me … Continue reading 2016: The Year That Broke Me

Happy Anniversary

Anniversaries are incredible reminders of the most important days of our lives.  The days we were born, special holidays, or the day we marry our spouse.  Anniversaries signify a special moment or event in our lives.  What they also do is show us our growth as people each time a year passes by. Three years … Continue reading Happy Anniversary

An Extra Day

Leap Day. February 29th. It comes once every four years – a novelty like a shooting star. It's somewhat extraordinary when you think about it. I say somewhat because science has boiled it down to a basic understanding. We really get 365 and 1/4 days each year so those quarters add up to an extra … Continue reading An Extra Day

16 Goals for 2016

New Year's Resolutions – let's get real do they have any real chance of success? I don't have a prejudice against resolutions because they are founded in making a positive change in a person's life, and what can be wrong with that? I've certainly made resolutions in the past, some have succeeded some have failed right … Continue reading 16 Goals for 2016

Sharing in Sacraments

Sacraments.  You may hear the word and automatically think of Baptisms and First Communions, but there are some other types of sacraments that we far too often overlook.  Believe it or not, if we don't pay attention we may just bypass sacraments multiple times a day! I'm talking about "Small S Sacraments" or those occurrences, … Continue reading Sharing in Sacraments