New Year

This will be short, friends: I am in the process of realigning my life. Although that's a process that never stops as we learn and grow, I'm working on a major reset. Pieces have been falling into place since late 2019, but the puzzle is not yet complete.  In addition to my personal BIG PICTURE,… Continue reading New Year

Vote!

Voting is a high privilege. It is the fundamental way in which citizens of a country (where it is allowed) express their preferences for representatives and initiatives. In the United States, we have primary, general, and special elections, so there are usually opportunities to vote for someone or something at least once a year! For… Continue reading Vote!

A Day in the Life

Do you wonder what you would use essential oils for in your everyday life? Whether you are a non-user (yet), a new user just trying a few things out, or a veteran oiler always on the lookout for new applications, I invite you to join me on a typical day in my life. Our children… Continue reading A Day in the Life

Community

What does community mean to you? Is it where you live? Your circle of friends? Your church or favorite organization? I’ve been thinking about the importance of building community quite a bit lately, but not just any community: a community that builds up its members and welcomes newcomers, and that protects the disadvantaged while welcoming… Continue reading Community

Obstacles are NOT Stop Signs

"Obstacles are not stop signs." A friend of mine who has had decades of medical problems wrote this short sentence to me last year, and it took my breath away. He has never given up, never been less than optimistic, never considered himself a victim. What is it that allows some people to survive and… Continue reading Obstacles are NOT Stop Signs

Knowledge

I have gone through many years of formal and informal schooling over the years and, honestly, I have a desire to learn new things every day that is almost as strong as the need to breathe. Yet, for some reason, it was only just in the past week that I realized a HUGE TRUTH. I… Continue reading Knowledge

What’s the Difference?

In case you haven’t noticed, entrepreneurship is booming in the United States lately and nowhere more than in the multi-level marketing (MLM) world. Even if you know you are interested in the products or services being offered (WBO – what’s being offered), how do you know whether and where to invest your time and money… Continue reading What’s the Difference?