Whhhhewwwww I don't even know where to start. The beginning? Ok. Last night, I get a note (text) from Jodie. I love whenever she texts me. She's pretty much the best ever. Long story short here, after some back and forth and up and down, I volunteered to pick up an abandoned charity race bib … Continue reading Thirty Days of Thankful 3.0… Day 15
This is what curing cancer looks like: Today, I'm thankful for all the individuals who made this possible: Emily Whitehead Foundation Believe Ball Donate
Let the water settle; you will see the moon and stars mirrored in your being. - Rumi There is so much churning in the world. Consider stillness. Inaction and stillness are not the same things. Contemplate the proceedings. Scrutinize what you hear. Conscientiously determine your path forward. Own your journey. Leave it all out there. … Continue reading Stillness
Sometimes, mindful living is in the details. Today I offer that you can be mindful in a moment and immediately after, forget that mindfulness. Sure enough, though, when you least expect it, a spark of inspiration can remind you of those long-lost mindful moments and encourage you to do what you can to increase their frequency. Have … Continue reading Attention to detail…
There is hope after despair and many suns after darkness. Rumi This can be a tough time. It's a challenge to remember that every single day is a brand new, fresh and clean, first day. Mindful intentions and inspirations can help remind us. It's ok to get down. It's ok to feel paralyzed by whatever darkness … Continue reading Intention to…
On the fifth new day, we find a new (or renewed) ability to be inspired. We can find inspiration to get out of bed or go for that new job. Inspiration that can propel us away from anger and toward joy. Inspiration that can lead us to bloom where we are planted and find the … Continue reading The fifth day of new…
On the fourth day of the new year... it was another first day. Today was the first Wednesday of 2017. We're about half way through the FIRST week of the new year. I've talked with several people who already feel the "new" of the new year wearing off. That may be, but I think there's … Continue reading On the fourth day of…
Today, I'm just thankful for this beautiful season of change. Just. Why just? What makes me, and perhaps us, reduce, minimize, or simplify with, "just?" How can I take it out? Today, I'm entirely, whole-heartedly, joyously, and excitedly thankful for this amazingly vibrant luscious and forgiving season. Photo: pajerunner
Today I am thankful for inspiration. What inspires you? What does it inspire you to do? To be? To make? To change? Why? How does this action make you different? How does it make other's different? How can you make this inspiration last longer? What will inspire you next? How can you inspire others? Do … Continue reading Thirty Days of Thankful 11.4.16
Get up, live life, go to bed. The, "live life," part can mean a lot. We can skate through the, "live life," part or we can really make a difference. What do you do to make that difference? You may have seen this; you may have not. Each time we remind ourselves of things like … Continue reading “And the thing that was the best, everyone helped everyone.”
"We've got a road to walk..." There's so much going on in our world today. What if we lived in a heard where we all slowed down for one another when we needed it? TED Talk: Boyd Varty https://www.ted.com/talks/boyd_varty_what_i_learned_from_nelson_mandela photo: unsplash
Today I am thankful for HOPE. Check it out! This is another bit of HOPE that I'm so thankful for. See what you can see. It's called a miracle.
I'm thankful for those who have sacrificed so much so I can lead the incredibly blessed life I do. Just, thank you. How can you show your gratitude for those who have sacrificed so much so you can lead your life? That is all.
With the Marine Corps Birthday tomorrow and Veteran's Day after that, today I'm thankful for FREEDOM and all that others have given so I have it. Thank You. The photo associated with this post is that of my Marine Corps Mama visiting the Iwo Jima Memorial this past Memorial Day at sunrise. If you know her, or … Continue reading Thirty Days of Thankful… Day 9
Today, I'm thankful for forgiveness. I'm thankful for all the times I've done completely stupid things and the people in my life have shown me love, unconditionally. Times like this remind me that I need to be just as forgiving as they are. Who do you need to forgive? What do you need to let … Continue reading Thirty Days of Thankful… Day 2
This is true every single day. Every time you lace up your sneaks, unroll your mat, or even just open your eyes and put your feet on the floor, you're in a whole new world. You have complete control how you interact with everything going on in the world around you. You may experience the … Continue reading A whole new world
As a runner, it's really easy to get caught up in the moment of the run and lose track of the pre-planned route. I was once so engrossed in the pace, I ran right past the house. When I got to the corner past the house, my husband said, "Hon, where are we going?" It … Continue reading off track
I've been thinking a lot about National Running Day. I've been thinking about some of the most important things to me while running. I've decided it has to do with the apparel. Whether getting out on the road for a short, light run or a long haul, each and every runner understands the importance of considering … Continue reading National Running Day, What are you wearing?
"I don't want to survive. I want to live" Nick Pantalone, May 19, 1993-March 24, 2013 Yesterday, it was pretty chilly here in my neighborhood. There was a fresh dusting of snow on the grass and tree tops. The wind leaned on the windows and door as I tied my laces and pulled on my mittens. … Continue reading Get out there, because…
There is ONE thing to be thankful for today: All Veterans. Special mention to those in my family who have served: Mom, Dad, Pop, Grandpa Bob, Uncle Clarence, Sheri and countless others. Please take a few moments to visit http://www.theconcertforvalor.com to find ways to supports those who support us.