2010: Looking Back So I Can Look Forward

December 29, 2010 10 Comments

Looking back is not something I typically do. There’s nothing a person can do to change what’s been done, and spending time dwelling on it is pretty much a waste of time. This year, however, I think it is important for me to look back at the past twelve months so that I can recognize …

Bittersweet Changes Hitting Us All At Once

July 14, 2010 6 Comments

A couple of years ago, my sweet hubby and I set our sites on a piece of land near the edge of town. It’s a place where horses and chickens can roam without bothering anyone, yet where we can have access to everything except a mailbox. It’s a place where kids can roam and feel …

Starting Fires and Getting To Answers

May 13, 2010 0 Comments

Enough already with the battle cries and the dragon slaying and the minotaur gutting. Time to have a little fun and play ¬†around with what’s really important. Today, that happens to be the warm cozy campfire, which is the result of Danielle LaPorte’s hot new package of technological genius she calls The Fire Starter Sessions. …

Brains and Golf and Cops–Incredible Opportunities

April 16, 2010 0 Comments

In making the decision to move away from the (in)security of employment and a set paycheck, I asked myself exactly what I think I can do to earn a living and continue to pay for the things I desire (or desired and acquired without payment in advance. That would be known as debt, and it …

Princess Dreams and the Battle of the Mind

April 13, 2010 0 Comments

There’s a battle going on in the minds of most people. Heck, it’s more like a full-scale war being waged. On one side stand the dreams of a million princesses. Dreams of success. Dreams of lights and glamour. Dreams of Prince Charming. Dreams of vacation homes in the Bahamas or Hawaii (or India and Thailand …

Elephants are Stalking Me, but They Aren't Pink So I'm Still Sane

April 9, 2010 4 Comments

A few days ago, I mentioned some Wound-Licking, Truth-Telling, and Under-the-Bed-Clearing that I felt like needed my attention. That began a series of dialogs with some close friends about how best to gently but effectively lance and lick those wounds without causing major collateral damage. Two important facts here: 1) I’m good at generating collateral …

The Strong Life Test: Teacher-Motivator

April 8, 2010 2 Comments

Yesterday Danielle LaPorte’s new digital book experience, The Firestarter Sessions became available for pre-release purchasing. Since I’m more or less a “spend every penny you’ve got” sorta gal, and since I had just made a small, yet adequate deposit into the massage business bank account, AND since I could justify/rationalize it as a business expense, …

Tapping Away Limiting Beliefs

March 19, 2010 2 Comments

About a week ago, I was discussing some things with a friend who lives between Austin and Waco. She has become my mentor of sorts in the field of Energy Healing. We were looking at options for bringing her to Tulia to see some clients. That’s a long drive unless there is a significant opportunity …

Shifting Energy with a Friend

March 15, 2010 0 Comments

Yesterday I discovered that I am not the only one moving in the direction of living my dream. ¬†On the one hand, a comment like that almost deserves a “duh” response. On the other hand, this is someone that I know, who lives close by, and with whom I occasionally communicate: someone who has chosen …

Staying or Going—Today I Go

March 10, 2010 0 Comments

“There is no way to both stay and go.” –Clarissa Pinkola Estes, Women Who Run With The Wolves. Those words were shared this morning by a beautiful soul who calls herself Ronna Detrick in her latest blog post. Those words bring me so much peace and confidence today, when I need them most. Today. This …