Are You a Fixer
My name is Chris and I am a “fixer.” I am attracted to people who have problems and think that if I only make them happy, do something different, change myself or sacrifice my time or resources they will change and be happy. Somewhere in my life I felt as if it was my responsibility to
“If you stay positive, you have a shot at a silver lining.” ~Pat (Bradley Cooper), from “Silver Linings Playbook” After my three week trip back east and coming home Wednesday completely exhausted, I found myself on Friday night wanting to get out. There is a great movie theatre near me that is a restaurant-style movie theatre, so
What Do You See?
“Only as high as I reach can I grow, Only as far as I seek can I go, Only as deep as I look can I see, Only as much as I dream can I be.” ~Karen Ravin In preparation for 12-21-12, please answer the following questions: 1. Are you reaching as far as you can for the things you want
What if You Had One Week to Live?
What if you found out today that you only had one week left to live? Looking at your life as it is right now, can you honestly say you could die feeling as if you gave it your all? Many of us live as if we have all of the time in the world. For your
Faith or Fear?
There I was, sitting at my kitchen table in the new house my husband and I had just bought. It was 2003. I had a stack of bills in front of me that always seemed to be higher than the amount that was in our checking account needed to pay them. I had just come
Set Yourself On Fire!
"Success is not the result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire." ~Unknown We make a lot of choices throughout our lives, from what to eat for breakfast to who to vote for in an election. In this last week, we as a country had to make an important choice, who to choose for our
Worrying is a Form of Prayer
“One cannot weep for the entire world. It is beyond human strength. One must choose.” ~Jean Anouilh Ok, hands up if you would label yourself a “control freak?” Its ok, my hand is up too. Here is the thing about us control freaks…we worry. Worry about money, worry about our kids, worry about our friends, worry about
Be Thankful By: Author Unknown Be thankful that you don’t already have everything you desire. If you did, what would there be to look forward to? Be thankful when you don’t know something, for it gives you the opportunity to learn. Be thankful for the difficult times. During those times you grow. Be thankful for your limitations, because they give you opportunities for improvement. Be
Do I Look Fat in This Energy?
“What you see is a direct result of what you believe” Recently when I was in Peru, I had the honor of working with the world-renowned Jorge Luis Delgado, author of “Andean Awakenings.” We were blessed to have many discussions with him as a group and one-on-one about life, love, service and wisdom. As we toured