The Value of Being Different

“Every day has the potential to be the greatest day of your life.” -Lin-Manuel Miranda There’s something magical about the Fourth of July, isn’t there? Even in the midst of a global pandemic, Independence Day still feels…sparkly. Yes, I said sparkly. I may sound like a five-year-old, but I’m convinced this is the best wayContinue reading “The Value of Being Different”

When You Give Up Control

“Just don’t give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don’t think you can go wrong.” -Ella Fitzgerald Summertime, and the living is easy… …or is it? I don’t know about you, but I can barely walk my dog, Arthur, around the block without comingContinue reading “When You Give Up Control”

When We Can Learn to Love Ourselves

“By doing the work to love ourselves more, I believe we will love each other better.” -Laverne Cox Just like this wild beauty I found growing among the sticky, prickly weeds that make up our backyard, some profound bright spots seemed to pop up this week. I don’t know about you, but I first felt itContinue reading “When We Can Learn to Love Ourselves”

When Your Purpose is Bringing Joy to Others

Follow your passion. Stay true to yourself. Never follow someone else’s path unless you’re in the woods and you’re lost and you see a path. By all means, you should follow that. -Ellen DeGeneres There are two things I think everyone can benefit from right about now: dog pictures and comic relief. Or even better,Continue reading “When Your Purpose is Bringing Joy to Others”