My “Aha” Moment from “Legally Blonde”

GROWTH In the movie comedy Legally Blonde, the character of Elle Woods was originally on the road to a career in fashion merchandising.  There was nothing wrong with her dream.  It’s what she wanted, it’s what she was good at, and she had the complete support of her fawning sorority sisters, jetsetter family, and old-money [...]

What I Learned from My Mistake (It’s Not What You Think)

GROWTH I made a mistake this week that has stayed with me, but not for the reason you may think. I was singing with a quartet at a public venue.  One of the songs we do is an a capella rendition of Oh Come Emmanuel which is quite beautiful and haunting.  In the middle I [...]

Can You Fake Courage?

GROWTH An easy way to develop yourself is to read how other people develop themselves.  My friend over at the blog Neeserisms, always has thoughtful insights about her life's journey.  A current entry is all about how to Encourage Yourself.  Click on the link to enjoy her wisdom. EXCELLENCE “Life shrinks or expands in proportion to [...]

Go Back to What You Love

GROWTH "In learning to know other things, and other minds, we become more intimately acquainted with ourselves, and are to ourselves better worth knowing." (Philip Gilbert Hamilton) EXCELLENCE image from ubercomments.com PURPOSE Whether you are just starting to discover your purpose in life or you've lost a bit of confidence and you're unsure of what to do [...]