Today was the day!! The seventh episode of Star Wars (The Force Awakens) came out today and I’m beyond excited! If you follow my Weekly Roundup and Reflections, you know that myself and some of my friends have been gathering for the last few weeks to watch all the episodes! In honor of this great day, I’ve decided to share a number of my Star Wars Favorites.   Star Wars – Trailers   Episode 1 – The Phantom… Read more »

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As I was perusing through Stephen Covey’s, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People I came across a piece of advice: As humans, we are a response-able people. The idea really resonated with me. As a human, I have the ability to respond. And I can respond however I please. I have days where my hair goes in all different directions, I get stuck in a traffic jam, interact with unpleasant company and on top of all that, I don’t… Read more »


Ralph Waldo Emerson is quoted to have said… “To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; To earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch, or a redeemed social condition; To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived…. Read more »

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Okay. Step One. Read the Quote on the right. I’m serious. Don’t wait and come back later. Do it now. “Happiness is the consequence of personal effort. You fight for it, strive for it, insist upon it, and sometimes even travel around the world looking for it. You have to participate relentlessly in the manifestations of your own blessings. And once you have achieved a state of happiness, you must never become lax about maintaining it. You must make a… Read more »

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As part of this November blog challenge, my task for today is to write about (or simply share), my favorite inspirational quote. Now when I initially saw this prompt – I was excited! “Ooo my favorite quote!” This excitement faded slightly when I realized… I have favorite quotes spilling out of my ears. You must understand, that from late middle school on, I’ve kept quotes tucked away for use during the perfect occasion. I write them down randomly, if I find… Read more »

I want to be Bob Goff. If you have 10 minutes a day to spare…or every other day…or every week. I strongly invite and encourage you to read his book, Love Does. In it, Bob shares the idea that loving others is the right way to live. He shares his story of becoming a Christian and how he’s chosen to best connect with God. He strongly believes that love is not just feelings and thoughts – it is action! His… Read more »