Time Does Not Heal All Wounds

“There is a well-treasured saying that even Christians take comfort from during times of duress and tragedy, “Time heals all wounds.”  May I just tell you loudly – I OBJECT!! Time has no inherent healing power. Only God has healing power! I know women who are just as bitter and angry today as they were…

Who Do You Think You Aren’t? 

“It’s not who you are that holds you back, it’s who you think you’re not.”   – Unknown  Too often we are held down by our own beliefs about ourselves—who we think we are not. What are you telling yourself you are not? A good mother? Physically fit? Educated? Motivated? Happy?  Today, I challenge you…

You Can. 

Two simple, but very powerful, words:  you can. You can do it; you are strong enough. You are not defeated; you are not overwhelmed. Stop telling yourself you can’t handle your situation or that you are not worth it; eventually you are going to start to believe it. Sometimes you just need to stop and take…

Regaining Focus

Know what those are over the horse’s eyes? I happen to recently learn that they are called blinkers. Blinkers are a piece of horse tack that keep horses from being able to look behind (and sometimes) to the sides. Most racehorse trainers believe blinkers help keep horses focused on what’s in front of them, thus encouraging…

What Kind of Employee Are You? 

Yes, it’s true—not all of us have the drive to be entrepreneurs. Some of us go to work for someone else and, in its own way, is an honor to be a part of a team that supports the mission and vision of an employer you believe is worth working for. But what happens when…

It’s Not Your Past He’s After…

“The attacks on your life have more to do with who you might be in the future than who you have been in the past.” – Lisa Bevere I have a past–you have a past. Broken dreams, shattered hopes, failed attempts…Too many of us disqualify ourselves before we even start because of problems that seem…

Addicted to Problems: Top 5 Reasons We Love to Hurt & How to Get Free

I once heard someone say it is possible to be addicted to your problems. Whenever I thought about addiction, I always thought of it in terms of substance abuse or compulsive behaviors. It’s not often people relate problems or emotional pain to “addictions.” So I was intrigued… Why would anyone desire to have problems, hurt…

Make Your Dream a Reality

Be that woman—the one who did what she believed was once impossible. Take that wish (that one that seems so far off) and do what it takes to make it happen. Do what you can with where you are at right now and you’ll find you will be able to do more and reach a…