Life

Life Influencers

Today I saw a little guy maybe 3 years old riding a bicycle with his mom. As they crossed the street he stalled where the road met the sidewalk. She leaned over to give him a push and got him pedaling again, following right behind him. It seemed so symbolic to me, and that got me thinking about the [...]

I Didn’t Sign Up For This

The elevator door opened and she stood right in front of me, frazzled, holding two heavy bags and a cup of coffee. I asked her how she was doing as we traded places on the elevator. Dropping her bags, keys and setting it all on the elevator floor she said, “I didn’t sign up for this”! And her [...]

10 Things I’ve Learned By 45

Every year my birthday comes at the same time of year, that’s no surprise. But every year I seem to sing the blues because no one can attend my birthday celebration due to holiday commitments. So this year, I decided that I would follow through with planning a half birthday celebration. In [...]

Keep Showing Up

My favorite fountain. Three years ago if you would have asked me what I thought about human trafficking, I would have told you that it involved refugees being sold into labor and was a third world problem. I didn’t think people were sold against their will for labor or for sex here in Texas [...]

Looking Up

Many of us spend time looking back, glancing in the rearview mirror. More time hopefully is spent looking foward, having a vision, setting goals, then working towards those. How much time do we spend looking up? I mean literally looking up? This past week the idea of ‘looking up’ hit me [...]

Sweet Memories & Snickerdoodles

Have you seen Still Alice? As you know it’s the story of a woman facing early onset Alzheimer’s. As I watched the movie recently, I was struck by the realization the human memory and the memories that we make throughout our lifetime are incredible gifts. The mind is a [...]
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