When Grace Becomes a Tangible Thing: A Tribute to My Daughter “Grace” (on her Birthday) After Losing Her Husband

October 11, 1980.  It was an AMAZING day! I gained a daughter and the world gained a gift. We named her Grace Elizabeth.  It was an overwhelming experience for me that I've not shared with many people. She came quickly. After a long tiring day at work my husband had just sat down to rest when … Continue reading When Grace Becomes a Tangible Thing: A Tribute to My Daughter “Grace” (on her Birthday) After Losing Her Husband

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Insight From a Master Landscape Artists AND 3 Helpful Lessons To Help You Reframe Your View of Your Next Chapter

 Happy Belated Mother’s Day Momma! I hope it was all things beautiful, and lovely, and fun! My flying schedule was unusually crazy this week due to lot's of crazy weather, delays, and not enough rest. But I'm here now. And this one's for you, Midlife Momma (And those of you on your way - or … Continue reading Insight From a Master Landscape Artists AND 3 Helpful Lessons To Help You Reframe Your View of Your Next Chapter

3 Benefits of “Taking Inventory” or “The Act of Remembering”

I’m troubled midlife friend. I want you to know that I carry a heavy burden for those of you who think that this season of life was supposed to be so much better than your present reality. I hear your stories. Stories of loss, and grief, depression, disappointment, and general anxiety about the future. Stories … Continue reading 3 Benefits of “Taking Inventory” or “The Act of Remembering”

January’s Close & Next Chapter Living

For some, the midlife journey is no joke! After several years of navigating my way through midlife and encountering three major life transitions at the same time (career change, physical change, and empty nest) I think I’m finally getting the hang of this midlife thing and I want you to know that I take great … Continue reading January’s Close & Next Chapter Living

Blank Slates and 10 Ways to Begin YOUR 2018

There’s just something about a blank slate chalk board. Imagery of my early days in elementary school comes to mind and that giant, green, wood-framed chalk board that expanded the full length of an entire wall. The teacher's desk was usually situated right in front of the massive chalk board wall. Other than the date … Continue reading Blank Slates and 10 Ways to Begin YOUR 2018

Week 3: A Christmas Worth Savoring

Welcome to this week's Midlife Monday. It's Week 3 of my 4 Week series called, A Christmas Worth Savoring  The past two weeks highlighted ways of preparation and mediation to help you stay focused through all the business of your Christmas week with family and friends.   This week I want to invite you to join me into … Continue reading Week 3: A Christmas Worth Savoring

Week 2: A Four Week Plan for a Christmas Worth Savoring

So why do we need a Christmas worth savoring, anyway? Because it all just seems to go way too fast? Yes... But also because it would be a shame if we got caught up in all the hustle and bustle of doing and shopping and running here and there like crazy people. What if in all our … Continue reading Week 2: A Four Week Plan for a Christmas Worth Savoring