One Way to Change Your Perspective on Fear

One of my favorite quotes is "Everything you want is just outside your comfort zone," by Robert Allen. Which means, I have to accept being uncomfortable if I want to change and grow. The challenge for me is, the discomfort triggers fear. As a coach, I read A LOT...

Why Having a RELATIONSHIP with God is Critical

Do you struggle to believe God will help you with your challenges? I sure did. Sometimes I still do. But my struggles went beyond the Second Step, "Came to believe a power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity." After spending a fair amount of time in...

The Gifts From Those You Resent

As I became an adult, there was one thing I was most adamant I would never do: become like my mother. Oh dear God, PLEASE don't EVER let me become like my mother! And for the longest time, I was real clear on all the ways in which I was never. ever. going to be...

What If God Never Said No?

One of my biggest challenges with trusting my Higher Power is accepting when I don't get what I want.   Let me give you an example.  I have struggled my whole life with procrastination.  It was bad, really really bad.  And man, the shame that went with it was...

Embrace the Darkness

My friend shared with me a couple of days ago about a solstice event she attended. It was all about embracing the darkness. Embracing the grief. Embracing the fear. Embracing the broken places inside us. The moment she said the words 'embracing the darkness,'...

Paris: My First Geographic

"What made you decide to study French?"  I get this question all the time. And it's a tough question to answer for several reasons. I mean, you've perhaps heard the joke: "What do you call someone who speaks 3 languages? Trilingual.  What do you call someone who...