Chicken Soup

A first-rate soup is more creative than a second-rate painting.   Abraham Maslow Chicken soup from my partner means the world to me. I’m not sure when it started but every time he makes it, it lights up my life. Today we celebrated our wedding anniversary and I found the night very peaceful and comforting.Continue reading “Chicken Soup”

What’s it Mean Today?

We are each gifted in a unique and important way. It is our privilege and our adventure to discover our own special light. Mary Dunbar It is, isn’t it. I love this adventure of discovering myself. This quote means more to me today than it would have 10 years ago. Makes me wonder what itContinue reading “What’s it Mean Today?”


In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn. Phil Collins I like that we’re made this way as human beans. I always learn when I teach (which isn’t very often). It can be a vulnerable thing, teaching. Especially when you’re new but what’s great is that it goes both ways. It canContinue reading “Vulnerability”

Climbing Mountains

“You never know what’s around the corner. It could be everything. Or it could be nothing. You keep putting one foot in front of the other, and then one day you look back and you’ve climbed a mountain.”  Tom Hiddleston I love how Tom’s quote (above) says one foot in front of the other. IContinue reading “Climbing Mountains”


I dwell in possibility. Emily Dickinson There’s so many possibilities right now. When I first started this post, I was going to say, “there’s so many possibilities tomorrow!” but after I saw it in writing, I was reminded about how many possibilities I have in front of me right now. I used to put aContinue reading “Possibility”

Let It Drip

Step into a scene and let it drip from your fingertips. MJ Bush If there was a way to describe one of the most amazing feelings of the writers life, this would be it, (for me). I wrote a blog post titled “‘Come Upon’ the Right Word” that spoke on divine inspiration. This quote remindsContinue reading “Let It Drip”

“Come Upon” the Right Word

For your born writer, nothing is so healing as the realization that he has come upon the right word. Catherine Drinker Bowen I’m working on a part of my book and I’m feeling like I can’t find the right words to express the story in a way that I want. What do I want? SomethingContinue reading ““Come Upon” the Right Word”