No. 15 – Choice
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No. 15 – Choice

Dear One, I continue to hold an intention of sharing ways to grow from, and even because of, every day irritations to major difficulties. Rising and learning from adversity involved more ‘Choice’ than I previously knew.  Honestly, I wasn’t quite aware that “there are 2 primary Choices in life:  to accept conditions as they exist, or […]

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No. 13 & 14 – Thanks & Persistence
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No. 13 & 14 – Thanks & Persistence

Dear One, My intention is to be of aid to you by sharing ideas about turning adversity into growth; I wholeheartedly believe that if it’s possible for me, it’s possible for you. This writing is a double – to express my gratitude and to share more on ‘Persistence.’ My heartfelt thanks to you for being […]

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No. 12 – Beauty of Breaks
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No. 12 – Beauty of Breaks

Dear One, My intention remains to serve you by sharing ideas on possible ways to rise from and, even, because of challenges such that you may utilize these in your life.   While taking action was merited for me at times to move through profound adversity, the ‘Beauty of Breaks’ occurred from taking some type […]

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No. 11 – Responsibility
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No. 11 – Responsibility

Dear One, I continue to hold the intention of sharing ideas with you on how I rose through adversity and (eventually) thrived such that, perhaps, this may aid you in finding bright spots, or even opportunities, within difficulties. Life seems to provide plenty of chances to practice these relevant and useful discoveries; lately, ‘Responsibility’ is top of mind. […]

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No. 10 – Focus
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No. 10 – Focus

Dear One, I continue to hold the intention of sharing with you possibilities to consider for moving through difficulty and/or adding improvements to life.  Overcoming challenge for me and discovering continued favorable progress includes shifting ‘Focus’. Because “what you Focus on is what you get” from ‘The Go-Giver’ by Bob Burg and John David Mann. […]

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No. 9 – Giving
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No. 9 – Giving

Dear One, My continued intention is to share what aided my rise from deep difficulty such that you may perhaps find a stronger, wiser, more aware or more whatever ‘you’ in your challenge(s) and/or in your life. For continued healing in my life (on many levels) and rising (an eternal journey, I think), Giving has […]

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No. 8 – Love or Fear
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No. 8 – Love or Fear

Dear One, My intention remains to be of service to you in discovering what’s truly possible and finding opportunities within obstacles that improve your life, one step at a time.   The realization that I act or decide from either ‘Love or fear’ – whether in private life or business, with family, friends, co-workers, neighbors, […]

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No. 7 – Thoughts
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No. 7 – Thoughts

Dear One, My intention is to be of service to you in traversing challenges and discovering what’s possible by sharing ideas that assisted me in rising through difficulty. Recently, I felt unsure about this partially completed installment which included Emerson’s sage words, “the ancestor of every action is a Thought.”  It sat in draft form… […]

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No. 6 – Gray Thinking
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No. 6 – Gray Thinking

Dear One, Each week, my intention is to offer you possible ways of rising from adversity – based on my challenging experiences and study – such that you may discover Light in dark times. ‘Gray Thinking’ (instead of black and white thinking) is another aid to me which, little by little, reduces perfectionism which assists […]

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No. 5 – Process over Perfection
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No. 5 – Process over Perfection

Dear One, My intention is to share how I rose after years of difficulty in hopes that it may be a bit of light on your path. And, in the midst of ‘much’ this week, it feels fitting to write about how practicing imperfection gave (and gives) me, little by little, increasing peace (well, sometimes. […]

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