Tag: personal development

July 4, 2017 / / Musings

Today is much more than just Independence Day for me, much more than a historical holiday with fireworks and parades, and much more than a BBQ bonanza with burgers and baseball. It’s a day to celebrate emotional independence, overcoming codependency, and reclaimed liberty.…

June 20, 2016 / / Future
August 7, 2015 / / ADHD

Have you ever thought, “Why can’t I just be normal? Why can’t I be like everyone else?” I know I have. Definitions for normal in Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary include: conforming to a type, standard, or regular pattern;  of, relating to, or characterized by average intelligence or development Blah…

August 5, 2015 / / ADHD

I thought God hated me. Really. I thought He loved everybody except me.  He was mad at me. He wanted to punish me. I believed that Jesus was for the homeschooling minivan mafia and people who had cows and ducks decor in their cutesy country…

August 1, 2015 / / ADHD
January 6, 2015 / / Future

Today is Epiphany, a celebration in honor of the arrival of the Magi to honor the infant Christ. When they came to see him, they had traveled from afar, using the high-tech GPS system called the North Star in the night sky. They…

January 1, 2015 / / Future
October 14, 2014 / / Goals

On Saturday my daughter M. and I visited Western Washington University in Bellingham, WA. At first she was reluctant, didn’t want to get out of bed early on a Saturday morning (9:30 AM, sheesh), and complained that the ninety minute campus tour would…

April 4, 2014 / / ADHD
March 29, 2014 / / Leadership

In the U.S., when we pass by somebody we don’t know in the grocery store, we say, “Excuse me.” If we are looking at the same clothing rack at the mall and we’re standing within 3-5 feet of them, we say, “Sorry.” And…