Another Grief Camp

Another camp. Another group of families who are sharing the rawness of their grief with total strangers. Friday evening always tenuous. Will they show up? Will they stay? Will they engage, or will they walk away? Saturday brings tentativeness, as we gather in our first large circle – the names are spoken out loud and… Read More

A Sales Experience Beyond Expectations…

For Audio Version, click here: http://www.audioacrobat.com/play/WWJLPgzs This week, I went to a car dealership with our daughter to buy her first new car. As an aside, her first and only car was a used one that my husband and I had purchased eleven years (and 100,000+ miles) ago when she was a senior in high school.… Read More

The Book of Ruth

For Audio Version, click here: http://www.audioacrobat.com/play/WrxdKrys My mom and I have had one of those relationships that flits between being very in tune with each other… the best of friends who understand each others’ thoughts, feeling each others’ pain or distress, and one of being oil and water, never mixing fluidly together. How can two people… Read More

Seeing the Forest Through the Trees…

Link for audio-version: http://www.audioacrobat.com/play/WN04R7bQ As many of you know,  I am a Life and Business Coach as well as being a leader in Corporate America.  One would think that with my many years of being a corporate executive and leader,  that I should be able to coach myself through situations to determine my strategy and tactics for… Read More

Contributing to Your Health

<a href=”http://www.audioacrobat.com/email/EB0LYWV4s” target=”_blank”>Click here to listen…</a> I am of the firm belief that we are born to contribute… our time… our talents… our treasures.  When someone contributes,  it seems that we can improve our health both mentally and physically. As I am in the throes of putting together our Second Annual FUNdraiser for a local Minnesota charity… Read More

Flowing like an Artesian Well

Artesian Well:  “well from which water flows under natural pressure without pumping.”  ~www.brittanica.com~ We have an artesian well on our river property.  The water flows continuously twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week and three hundred and sixty-five days a year.  It is amazing to me that with the continuous output of water, that it has never run dry.… Read More

A Community Coming Together…

Come on people now Smile on your brother Everybody get together Try to love one another Right now ~The Youngbloods “Get Together” I met a woman named Teresa back in April when we both attended a camp in northern Minnesota.  Neither of us knew the other was going and the only interaction we had with… Read More