it begins with eyebrows

Did you know that?? When Disney artists introduce a new character, they first draw the eyebrows. That’s where personality is expressed! So next time you walk into a room nervous to make eye contact, look anyone else in the eyes and think to yourself,… “I can’t believe how much we have in common”!! Now you…

talking to a superhero

“Master Sergeant Wade Szanca, United States Air Force, retired”…. And with that voice on the other end of the phone, my heart dropped back into its rightful place; 39 years later. My Superhero is my Basic Military Training instructor. The sound of his taps clicking against the cold hard floor as the guard calls out,…

a new season

“Slow down. Your joy is trying to catch you.” –  author unknown  –   NOW I’m ready to pack up Christmas! Slowing down was a great choice and I wasn’t letting go of this year till I studied and sniffed out every last drop of gratitude in every lesson! Not without tears, several of us…

chapter 5 – mind over matter

Matter is powerless. Mind is force. Every form which matter takes, is but the expression of some pre-existing thought. “If we have stored away nothing but courageous thought, if we have been optimistic, positive, and have immediately thrown any kind of negative thought on the scrap pile, have refused to have anything to do with…

chapter 4 – cause and effect

Excruciating. I was challenged putting this week into words. How to make sense for anyone not engrossed in this study that the “I” of you is not the physical body. “Thought is energy and energy is power [and we have been made familiar with] the manifestation of this energy instead of the energy itself, that…

chapter 3 – da do run run

As you can imagine, it works really really well to know what direction you’re running! Is that really really where you want to end up? Or did you choose the path of least resistance? Either way, you made a choice. Everybody knows you’ll find your deepest joy running the direction that others haven’t beaten down….

chapter 2 – personal pivotal needs

“Love it, go for it… and Jefferson was BRILLIANT and a GREAT choice!” April 2, 2018, at 8:32 AM, <caren@neo.rr.com> wrote [excerpt]: Dear Mark [J.]!! Quick story, everybody knows Thomas Jefferson wrote the first draft of the United States Declaration of Independence. The second paragraph reads, “…. endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights,…

chapter 1 – power of the written word

“Each is given a bag of tools, A shapeless mass, A book of rules; And each must make- Ere life is flown- A stumbling block Or a stepping stone.” –  R. L. Sharpes – This week I received a professional letter praising the firm’s staff as a valued asset, master in their work, excellent work…