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Your Passion Project Week #4: Balance?

Last week I was able to offer you the beautiful notion of harmonious passion. Music connects. It stirs our souls.  A new passion almost always starts like that—beautiful, warm, exhilarating, fun, a little scary (in a good way). Harmonious. And then often, when the...

Your Passion Project Week #1: Core Values

Welcome to my first blog series: on passion.  First a disclaimer:  You can live a perfectly fine life without ever clearly defining your passions. You don’t have to like or use the word “passion.” I am using it as a succinct and understood way to talk about...

Do you want an Extraordinary Life?

I heard this title question on a podcast the other day and it literally stopped me in my (running) tracks. Yes, of course I want an extraordinary life. Do I have an extraordinary life?  Yes, I believe I do. But my definition is probably a little different than...

Are you Waiting to Live?

We are in a season of waiting. My Christian faith teaches us that advent is a season of preparation. Of excitement. Of expectation.  Seasons of expectant waiting lead to an anticipated end result in an often understood time frame. There is a clear goal and...

Gifts

Yes, I am a race coach. And a health coach. I have learned through experience that building a foundation of self awareness and love fully benefits the racing experience. It benefits life. And that’s really what this is all about. So, stick with me for a couple holiday...

(un)Motivated

I have recently suffered from something that fortunately doesn’t knock me off my training game too often. When it creeps in it freaks me out and then forces me to take a good look.  Lack of motivation.  I am not claiming to be super human. Nor do I have...

Just Say No to Martyr Parenting

Today I have two seventeen year olds. I do not have identical twins, but rather what some call “Irish twins.” My oldest and middle children are six days short of a year apart. And there are only fourteen months between my second and third. I was very busy making,...

A Thank You letter to 2020

Be grateful… they say. There is always so much to be thankful for, so many blessings.  Have you ever struggled with having an attitude of gratitude? If yes, then thank you for being honest. So have I. There is nothing wrong with struggling to be grateful when you...