Uncharted Territory

Let’s start with last Friday, March 13, 2020. Friday the 13th. Full moon. All kinds of crazy last week… at least that was what I thought until this week.  Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to march across our world and now into our community. Schools are closing. Health-care workers are scrambling. Businesses are bracing. Life as weContinue reading “Uncharted Territory”

Space To Breathe

Our lives are so full. What a privilege! For one to be able to try new things and explore new places – all are potentially life-changing opportunities. Our experiences and choices are many; and, that in itself can be exciting, promising, and overwhelming.  Tonya Dalton, author of The Joy of Missing Out devotes a wholeContinue reading “Space To Breathe”

The North Star

The North Star represents our direction. It guides us. Sometimes it is referred to as our “why” – the reason we do what we do, the fuel behind our choices, the motivation and promise that push us to risk our comfort zone in search of greater meaning and purpose in our lives.  According to astronomy,Continue reading “The North Star”

The One Word

This picture was taken from the top of Blood Mountain. In the distance you can see Lake Lanier. Thanks to Jon Gordon and his book One Word, each year many of my colleagues choose one word to be their focus for the year. I’ve been thinking about this word over winter break and as weContinue reading “The One Word”

Week 17 – Braving Bias

“We are all implicated when we allow other people to be mistreated. An absence of compassion can corrupt the decency of a community, a state, a nation. Fear and anger can make us vindictive and abusive, unjust and unfair. We all suffer from the absence of mercy and we condemn ourselves as much as weContinue reading “Week 17 – Braving Bias”

Week 16 – New Perspectives

Birds of a feather, flock together. You are who your friends are. Two peas in a pod. Cut from the same cloth. If everyone jumped off the bridge would you, too? These sayings we all have heard to essentially imply that who you spend time with is a reflection of who you are and theContinue reading “Week 16 – New Perspectives”