The day guilt took a holiday

I joke around sometimes that I have an overactive guilty conscience. What may not even register a blip on the consciences of most people can sometimes leave me feeling like I have committed an enormous sin or at least a sizable error. And then the beating myself up begins. I should have known better. I …read more


Motorcycle Days

There are days when we are happy to do what we always do, and there is a great blessing and gift in having a routine and living the day-to-day. And there are days that I will call ‘motorcycle days’ after the term popped into my head this morning. There are days when we can smile …read more


You matter. You are here for a reason.

You matter. You are here for a reason. Maybe you have a clear idea what that reason is. Maybe it’s a thought that seems to be at the periphery, so close but not quite in your line of vision yet. Maybe you’re not sure what that reason is – or maybe fear or some internal …read more


Do you overthink so much that you can’t enjoy the here and now?

In reality, when can we truly live? The past is done. Yes, we can learn from it, and we are meant to. But no matter how much we learn from it, we cannot go back in time to redo it. The future isn’t here yet, and yes we can plan for it, but it is …read more


Change can be excruciating

There are times in our lives when we need to make a change. Sometimes these changes will be small, baby steps. While these may help carry us forward and may be monumental in their own right, each act requires a relatively small amount of effort on our part. And then there are times when the …read more