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

Believe…

“Powerful words come with powerful intent.  where you have passion, strength, courage , and determination you can accomplish anything!”   ~K.L. Toth~ Several years ago, I attended a program called “Landmark Forum”, a pretty intensive three-day program that focused on how to live with accountability, communication and most of all… intentionality.  What I remember from that… Read More

Courage… humility… heroism

“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it.  The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid but he who conquers that fear”  ~ Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela… I don’t think anyone can argue that he was a great leader and a true hero of our… Read More

Courageous Camping

On Saturday morning I woke up after a restless night of sleeping… I guess that phrase is a bit of an oxymoron… restless… sleeping… hmm… I had a tough night sleeping Friday night because the mattress of my bed was hard and the water pipes did a little clanking routine every twenty minutes or so.… Read More

A Driving Spirit…

I have mentioned in previous blogs that I have been pulling together a community effort fundraiser and tomorrow is the BIG EVENT!  We have pulled off getting fifteen small businesses to be part of a downtown walking “tour” for our guests followed by a fashion show featuring some of the most incredibly brave and beautiful women… Read More