Empowering Praise

Have you ever stopped to think about how your childhood affects you?  Childhood is the ground level in this life.  It is our foundation.  We simply cannot say, ‘What happens in childhood stays in childhood,’ because the truth of the matter is, it doesn’t stay...

Let Go of the How and Focus on the Why

I was recently asked, “Why do you do what you do?” First, let me tell you a little about me… I am an elementary teacher who focuses on building the self esteem of children and therefore touching their hearts, long before I even attempt to teach their...

In Search of God

Several years ago I was on a quest, a quest to find God. I went from church to church looking for the right place for me.  What I was discovering was that some things felt really good and others, not so much.  Since I always go by what feels right, and nothing felt...

Don’t Let Anyone Take YOUR Power Away

A few days ago I read a children’s book titled, ‘Fireflies,‘ by Julie Brinkloe, to a group of girls for my GIRLS RULE Camp.  This book is a story of a child who feels the excitement of catching fireflies in mid-summer in a glass jar.  I love this...
‘The Greatest Love’

‘The Greatest Love’

So, today, I feel totally, extremely blessed.  I feel that way, because for the first time in my life, on Valentine’s Day, nonetheless, I finally can say that I LOVE myself! On September 11, 2011, I had one of the most ah-mazing experiences of my entire life....

Embrace the Ride

Life is a Roller Coaster, ya know? Hello everyone!  So, I’ve been thinking, a lot lately,  perhaps too much, about the RoLLeR CoASteR of life.  We all feel it.  We have ups and downs in our emotions, our energy, and our overall experiences.  No matter who you...