Inspirations from “Circling The Sun” by Paula McLain

The book, Circling The Sun by Paula McLain, is a historical fiction about a British girl, Beryl Markham, who moves to Kenya in the 1920’s with her family, only to be abandoned by her mother. Raised by her dad and native Kipsigis tribe, Beryl grows into a strong, independent woman. She comes to be the first female […]

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Losing a Parent or Child

I was on a walk this morning and listening to Hootie and The Blowfish’s Cracked Rear View album and the song “I’m Goin’ Home” came on. I have listened to it many, many times but never connected to what it really meant. The song is about losing a mom. I am blessed enough to say […]

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Lessons from “The Shack”

I saw the movie The Shack which is based on a book of the same name by William Paul Young. I left the theater inspired, sad and drained all at the same time. It is a movie about an unthinkable event that even your worst nightmare cannot imagine. But out of this horrific tragedy comes […]

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Brain Health

Want to keep your brain healthy? Jean Chatzky and Dr. Michael F. Roizen have written a book AgeProof: Living Longer Without Running Out of Money or Breaking a Hip. The book discusses how to age medically and financially with grace. On the Today show you can see a video clip with Chatzky and Roizen on […]

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Accept Your Past Then Move On Bon Jovi Style

This week I attended a Bon Jovi concert. People of all ages from kids to adults in their 80’s were in the crowd. It is amazing to see people connect on a common subject: Music. I think music helps to bridge the gaps that divide us. For a few hours at the concert, we are […]

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Four Love Dialects – How We Communicate Love

In the book The Noticer by Andy Andrews, he describes that there are four main dialects on love. These dialects are how we communicate our love to one another but also how we feel love in return. If a loved one expresses their love for you in the way they understand love, and you don’t […]

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Only Love Can Heal The World

Every time you turn on the news you see fear and hatred coming from many places. It does not need to be this way. We can come together as a nation and human race to start healing the world. In Michael Jackson’s song Heal The World he sings “In my heart I feel you are […]

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Hidden Figures Movie Is An Inspiration To All!

The movie Hidden Figures won The Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Award for outstanding performance by a cast in a motion picture. If you have not seen this film, I highly recommend it. This movie is one of the best movies I have seen in a long time. The movie is based on the lives of […]

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Betty White Inspirational Leader? Absolutely!!!

Have you noticed there is an increase of loving and peaceful messages from inspirational teachers? Everyday my inbox contains some of these positive messages. And there seems to be an increase in the negative news too. Maybe that is why inspirational leaders are sending out positive words filled with love to balance out the negative […]

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