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Being Swept Away By Technology?

Being Swept Away By Technology?

Break That Grip! I hope your week is off to a good start. I’m scrambling to keep up with technology and AI. It feels a bit like a rip current to me. I can get swept away with all these emails, offers, and promotions coming my way and then completely lose my whole day....

From Frustration To Inspiration

It was time to check out of the hotel I was staying at in Atlantic City, New Jersey. I was on the 24th floor, and everyone in the high-rise was trying to check out or in simultaneously. The elevators were in high demand. I brought too much stuff and needed more than...

Brought Back To Life!

Brought Back To Life!

He collapsed and died on the football field, and they brought Damar Hamlin back to life. CPR saved him. The Buffalo Bills medical team initiated the league’s Emergency Action Plan within 10 seconds

Autumn Update

Autumn Update

Hello and Happy Fall! I’m particularly happy this year because I’m up in North Carolina getting to experience true fall weather. After moving a whopping 33 times in my life, I think I made a good decision to buy an RV. I'm now calling both Florida and NC home. I’m...

All I Want for Christmas is Reconciliation

All I Want for Christmas is Reconciliation

As we head into the Christmas season it can be hard to maintain our peace of mind as we’re bombarded with so many advertisements and “last time” offers. This season, I challenge you not to take the bait of the media and the marketing, but instead focus your attention...

There’s Someone I Despise

There’s Someone I Despise

The only person you can change or control is you. Do you feel better when you love or when you hate? Two of my favorite movies are The Man From Snowy River and Return To Snowy River. In one of the opening scenes of the sequel, the hero, Jim Craig returns and is...

Stay Warm in Every Way

Stay Warm in Every Way

It’s a lot easier to revive a victim that is still warm to the touch, versus a cold body. This statement sticks with me because I want to have warm relationships that can be revived if need be. When I was thinking through effectively teaching junior lifeguards how to...

The Power of an Inhale

The Power of an Inhale

I fell right through the ceiling. One moment I was crawling around the attic stashing things here and there, and the next, I was crashing through the ceiling onto the garage floor. Hearing the mayhem, my daughter quickly swung open the door and yelled, “Are you ok?”...

When a Circumstance Requires You to RISE

When a Circumstance Requires You to RISE

I felt like the worst parent on the planet. On a trip to Disney World, my son accidentally poured a scalding cup of coffee on his foot. And in a motherly panic, I ripped off his sock, along with the first layer of skin. As he screamed in pain—and I was internally...

Framing Our Lives

Framing Our Lives

Have you ever developed a photograph or purchased a painting to hang on a wall in your home? It can be easy to forget that a frame for the picture isn’t always included in the price tag. We have to frame it ourselves. And the type of frame—even the lack...