Release Your Pain & Be The Light

“Why can you not become enlightened? It is because of the obstacles in your mind and because the root of your pain is deep.” ~Hui Neng As many of you know, I am currently writing a book to educate, enlighten and empower children and adults to be their...

Childhood is Too Precious to Ignore

  There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in.  ~Graham Greene, The Power and The Glory Childhood is a short period in our lives that begins at birth and ends at puberty.  According to Merriam-Webster’s dictionary, it is defined...

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...

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...