Wise Words: Pick Them Wisely

People inspire you or drain you-pick them wisely. ~Hans F. Hanson There are tons of quotes that talk about the influences of others, and I love most of them, but this one because it made pause and think about the people that surround me (strangers included). It’s amazing how much I don’t notice until something […]

Wise Words: A Total Waste of Time

Note: So, I had typed this out October 12th and realized, just now, that it didn’t get posted cue an eye roll. And I was debating whether to just wait until this next week to do so, but since it’s been 15 days (Ugh, 15 days!) since my last post, I just had to hit […]

Wise Words: Another Type of Adventure

Sometimes the greatest adventure is simply a conversation. When I think of adventure, I think zip lining or traveling to a new place or trying something new so when I came across this quote I couldn’t help but reflect upon all the conversations I’ve had since I can remember to see if I ever considered […]

Wise Words: A Different Picture

How many times have we assumed things are supposed to be this way? When I think of that–supposed to–another question immediately comes to mind, “why?”  Why are things supposed to be this way?  Is it the status quo? Is it a necessity to do it this particular way? For safety? Because “I said so”?  Sometimes we have […]

Wise Words: One sentence

Words have power. I’m not sure most people realize just how much power words carry. It has the power to give sadness, anger, frustration. It has the power to break friendships and mame relationships.  But when used with respect, with care, with caution, it can heal, it can motivate, inspire, cause joy and contentment. It […]