in the quiet

Sometimes I don’t blog all of my thoughts – I keep a journal.  Like a real BOOK, something you can tangibly hold in your hands.  Lists, memories, prayers, thoughts, struggles – the book holds them all.  I write when I remember the book (which isn’t often) and I have a special pen that I use …

i am….

When life hands you lemons, make lemonade. Stop letting people who do so little for you, control so much of your mind, feelings and emotions. You can’t win ‘em all. Hater’s Gonna Hate! Don’t throw your pearls to pigs. Forget and forgive. I’ve heard these little sayings all week long.  I won’t go into details, …

you are loved

It’s Thursday.  Which used to be my least favorite day.  But somehow that changed and now it’s just like any other day. Except that this particular Thursday is Valentine’s Day. A day of love. I won’t tell you stories from the past, of how I used to steal my sister’s Valentine’s candy or how my …

when is it ok to slow down?

Run faster. Be better. Push harder. Make lists.  Check items off the list.  Fast. Make babies.  Do it now. Make more money.  More. More.  No really, you need more. Forge!  Forward! GO! DO! BE! Then crash.  Fall.  And possibly fail. You guys, I’m absolutely wiped out.  Mentally and physically.  I’m fully aware – I did …

the little things…

**I’m going deep today.  And I’m ok with it.** It’s the little things you do in life that make the most difference. Choosing to stay on the elliptical for 10 extra minutes because you’re trying to increase your endurance… Waiting 10 extra SECONDS before you interrupt your 4-year old son who “desperatelyneedstotellyousomethingrightthissecond,mom.” …. Breath, Lindsay…just …