Have You Decided Yet?

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Do you ever get so overwhelmed with such a busy life that you find making the simplest decisions challenging? Or perhaps you doubt your ability to make wise decisions and end up getting frustrated that you can’t decide at all.  Perhaps your ‘to do list’ is so long that knowing where to begin is the challenge, so you delay making …

Are You Willing to Give A Little Bit?

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Are you familiar with the saying “It’s better to give than to receive”? Have you really thought about why that is? Is it to be selfless? Is it to put others before your own needs? Or is it that in giving, you are truly receiving a gift? If you are seeking more peace, more appreciation, more love, or more anything …

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

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“Imagine what our real neighborhoods would be like if each of us offered, as a matter of course, just one KIND word to another person.” ~ Mr. Rogers I recently saw the documentary called “Won’t You Be My Neighbor,” about Mr. Rogers. I wanted to slow down time and absorb every image and every word in the movie. I wanted to memorize it and embody …

Do You Follow The Lead?

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Have you ever taken one of those personality tests to see if you were a leader or a follower? Were you excited to see you had leadership qualities? Or perhaps disappointed to find you were considered a follower? Society seems to praise leaders while disregarding the qualities of followers. I find both qualities admirable! Perhaps you are more of a …

Are You Feeling Lost?

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Today, I lead with the music and then the message. If you’ve been reading my blogs for a while, then you know I have a format of message, affirmation, quotes, and ending with a song that fits in with the message. Researching songs for a prior blog, I came across this video that now lives inside of me.  It’s a …

Are You Making A Difference?

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Do you ever feel the world’s problems are too big to deal with? Perhaps you just want to bury your head and ignore them completely because you don’t think YOU can make an impactful difference? Let me share a story I recently heard a speaker share. It was a seemingly tiny act of kindness to one little girl and yet …

Life Moments

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12 years ago, today I received a call that changed my world. My father passed. Gone. The day started like any other day. Busy with work and going about the normalcy of the day. And then it was no longer normal, he was gone. Two months earlier he had been diagnosed with terminal lung cancer and the doctors said if …

Is It Time to Let Go?

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Are you ready to let go? Are you ready to surrender to the possibility of living life at a deeper level of love, kindness, and compassion? Letting go of the known, even when it’s not where you want to be, can be scary. Yesterday was the 11-year anniversary of when I announced the beginning of Positive Focus. Although it became …

Spring Cleaning

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Spring is in the air and with that, so is spring cleaning! I love spring for a variety of reasons – rejuvenation of life, flowers blooming, warmer weather, and sunnier skies. I also enjoy spring cleaning as it’s a time to get rid of things that no longer serve me and open up space for the newness of the season. …

The Luck of the Irish

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!  Here in Chicago, we celebrate big – parades, every irish pub is open early, and we dye the river green.  I always enjoy seeing all the Irish Proverbs and sayings that pop up this time of year. Here are some of my favorites. What are your 1 – May you live as long as you want, …