good life

Are You Living the Good Life?

“It’s not ‘What do I want to do?’, it’s ‘What kind of life do I want to have?’ “ ― Arianna Huffington, Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder Just this past holy week, we were at my sister-in-law’s soon-to-be house which was located in the […]

fear

Fear: The Biggest Obstacle to Success

“Don’t be afraid of your fears. They’re not there to scare you. They’re there to let you know that something is worth it.” ― C. JoyBell C. When I was a kid I used to be afraid of the dark.  It took some time before I found the courage to sleep alone in the dark. […]

happiness

Happiness: It All Begins at Home

“The ache for home lives in all of us. The safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.” ― Maya Angelou, All God’s Children Need Traveling Shoes   Is happiness really that complicated? Is it something really hard to find? I used to wonder about these things because it seemed […]

tough times

4 Great Reasons Why You Should Cherish the Tough Times

“We were homeless, we were not hopeless. There’s a world of difference.” – Chris Gardner I’m a sucker for inspirational stories.  Whether it be books, movies, documentaries, or just about anything that has something to do with rags-to-riches stories and people who battled through adversity, it will surely get my undivided attention. Just this past […]

discontentment

Striking a Balance Between Discontentment and Ambition

“A man’s worth is no greater than the worth of his ambitions.” ― Marcus Aurelius, Meditations   I’ve always told myself that when the time comes that my daughters would have suitors, and eventually boyfriends, that one of the first things I would look for is if he has ambition.  I want the best for […]

time

Time: The Most Valuable Commodity

“You may delay, but time will not.” ― Benjamin Franklin   tweet this!   I’ve developed a schedule, more of a routine to be exact, in how I spend my whole week.  Of course I have my regular day job to take care of on weekdays but I also allot time for this blog after […]