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, …

The Divine Feminine

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March 8th is the day we celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of WOMEN. Whether you are a woman or are celebrating the women in your life, I honor you, I admire you, and I wish each day moving forward you stand tall in your truth of who you are. For Women: Embrace who you are as you …

Who Are You?

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Who are you? When things are going well in our life, it’s easy to feel positive and happy. How about during the times of uncertainty or challenge? Do you know who you are then too? Whether you are currently celebrating your life or if you find yourself walking through sorrow, what you affirm to yourself is powerful. We are often …

What Does The World Need?

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What in the world, does the world need? There are many organizations and causes of passionate people fighting for the world. They are fighting political lines, they are fighting (insert disease of concern here), they are fighing gun control, they are fighting hunger, they are fighting poverty, they are fighting discrimination, they are fighting for animal rights, they are fighting …