I just deleted another email from a well meaning soul offering a workshop to help me find my purpose. I smiled as I hit delete. I once would have considered this workshop. I remember wishing someone would just TELL ME my purpose. I thought it would make things so much easier. Now I’m glad I … Continue reading PURPOSE
When did I start doubting my intuition? I thought I trusted my inner knowing, but things got messy. I allowed other voices to sow seeds of doubt and “failure” when every fiber of my being is telling the truth. I ask for guidance or a sign only to ignore it. NO MORE. I know what … Continue reading When a sign is given, believe it!
I cracked open and sadness leaked out. Sadness must be acknowledged for joy to exist.
Zeus Earlier this spring I started looking for a new horse as my trusted Tennessee Walking Horse, Moe, had turned 24. He has earned his retirement from the trails. I put out the word that I was looking for a new ride and soon links to Facebook pages and videos started arriving in my DMs. … Continue reading Love & the Modern Cowgirl: Meet Mr. Goodbarn
I fit the demographic. I have become very angry when something did not go exactly as I anticipated. I have vented frustration on a person in a service job. I have corrected someone because they were not following the rules. For the past two weeks I have spent a lot of time thinking, reading, listening … Continue reading Am I Karen?
In yoga we talk a lot about release. For me 2019 has been the year of release. There have been so many times I thought I was done only to find myself in another round of letting go of expectations, a false sense of control, old thoughts, beliefs, stored emotions, ignored pain, people, groups, pets, … Continue reading Trust the Whisper
The past 10 weeks have been a big bag of lemons. I have been dealt challenges that I could not ignore. Being a Type-A, I usually deal with distress/loss/pain by doing more, moving forward. Not this time. I realized that I had two options, feel sorry for myself or FEEL. I took to my mat. … Continue reading Lemonade for a Type A
In pre-meeting chatter the two women next to me were having a conversation. I thought I heard one say that she could not eat from 8 p.m. until Noon. Me: Did you say you could not eat from 8 p.m. until Noon? Co-Worker: Yes. Me: Wow; what is wrong? Co-Worker: It is intermittent fasting. It’s … Continue reading Don’t Do Stupid Stuff; EAT!
I loved this book! “The Signature of All Things” will now be in my top 10 favorite list. Alma Whittaker was a tall, big-boned, intelligent women who was encouraged to be smart, to study and to have strong opinions. She enjoyed conversation and enjoyed expressing her opinions. She went on adventures. She was an expert … Continue reading Book Review: The Signature of All Things
Blue Heelers (Australian Cattle Dogs) are smart, high energy, alert, protective and loving towards their “herd.” They require lots of exercise and training. They can be aggressive towards other dogs and strangers. They are not ideal for condo living. I have read that it can take four years to train one. I have found this … Continue reading A Broken Arm, Cancer Season, Mercury Retrograde and Dog Trainingo