When I was a senior at Marquette University, I started wondering….”what next?” I would soon graduate with a degree in psychology and knew I wanted to get out in the world and help. But how? Where? I had actually contemplated applying to the Peace Corps when a dear friend of mine, Eileen, told me about the Jesuit Volunteers Corps. Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC) supports organizations … [Read more...] about JVC Reunion
Here we are four weeks in. I hope you are slowly watching your life shift from stressed to blessed. I am a day late posting this week, as my family took a quick trip up to Dallas to the State Fair and tucked in a college visit at TCU. While we were out and about we realized my daughter forgot to pack something she needed so we popped over to the local Walmart in Arlington. This is where this video … [Read more...] about WEEK 4 ~ FIND THE LAUGHTER!
I love it. I love it. I love it! NEW beginnings... not necessarily new resolutions, just new beginnings. I love how everyone yesterday said goodbye to the old... and are ready to anticipate the new. New hopes. New dreams. New plans. First things first. I slept in... ahhhhhhh hello sleep! Then I got up ate a healthy breakfast and cleaned my room. Opened the windows (yes, I live in … [Read more...] about twenty twelve
January is here. How many of you are caught in the trap of thinking “what are my new year resolutions?” Only to find yourself disappointed or frustrated by the end of the month? I used to do that. However, now it’s just not an option. Do you realize it is in the 30’s here in Houston! I am so cold my toes are numb, the landscaping is frozen, the wind is howling, the trees are bare, everyone is … [Read more...] about New Years Resolutions? Nope, too cold!
Ahhh, the month of April brings wildfowers, sunny blue skies and most importantly and spectacularly MY birthday! I will be turning 41 this year and I don't mind at all. So many of my friends fret about birthdays and aging and time going by, but not me. My take on the whole birthday scene, is each day I am going to grow older anyways, so why not live it up on the one day a year when people … [Read more...] about Bring on the cake!!
What a wonderful month April is. The wild flowers are in full bloom, the windows are open, the days are longer and the kids are happier. We really enjoy spring here in Spring, Texas. This month I wanted to focus on laughter. I have chosen to intentionally add more laughter into my life and wanted to challenge you to do the same. Do you know that there are actually laughter therapists? Isn't … [Read more...] about Spring has sprung!