Tag: Agency

For several years my husband and I felt totally helpless as our child wandered making choices with consequences we had no control over.

When Your Child Wanders

Being a parent is just plain hard. There is no other way to say it. We love these little people with whom we are entrusted with all of our heart. Through them we can feel the most rewarding joy and the most wretched pain.

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As a young teen, I was taught to begin with the end in mind.  “What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.”[3] Our goals and resolutions should reflect the type of person we are working on becoming.  Rather than the typical motivations, consider your desires. Desire goes beyond just wanting to make something happen, it is a deep commitment or determination to act. Select one new desirable habit, virtue or characteristic.  Don’t go overboard – but find something to focus on that matters to you.

Choices for Change

There is something about the clean slate of a new year that causes most to reflect on the past and determine what we would like to accomplish in the year ahead.

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Poisoned by Degrees

Sometimes our attitude is being poisoned drop by drop without us even knowing it. I’ve learned a few things to keep in mind to avoid being caught unaware.

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Girl Thinking

Mind over Matter

We enter life with the ability to think, reason,
and to achieve – with minds that have greater
power then we allow ourselves to believe.

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My Journey

In my journey of the last half a century I’ve learned a few things along the way. Some of those life lessons have come more easily than others, but one constant that I’ve come to understand is that we always have a choice.

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