The final straw…

So, there could have been a lot of things that spurred a change in my behaviors. My father had serious heart problems, a massive heart attack at 54 (quadruple bypass and a valve replacement) and passed away at 63. That could do it. But it doesn't. My brother recently suffered a mild heart-attack at 57. He lives near me. I see the changes he's making. Maybe it should be that. All these wake up calls. But it wasn't. It was something much simpler, much more vane. A tennis bracelet. My wrist is so thick, I cannot wear my tennis bracelet. I can't wear any bracelets.

Week 3

So far, so good. As I move into my fourth week of plant-based eating, things are going well. I feel better. I have more energy for sure. I have begun to crave greens (yellows, reds, purples and oranges). I don't miss meat, fortunately. That's not to say this has been a cinch. I spent last …

The power of ONE

As I woke this morning, I could feel I was still in the in between. That place where you have one foot in and one foot out of dreamland. For a moment it was as if I were watching a movie, observing characters as they went about the scene and then I was overcome with …

Baby steps…

There is a Christian author I enjoy reading. Her name is Lisa Whittle. A few weeks ago I stumbled upon a community she runs with her friend and fellow author, Alli Worthington. It's named Called Creatives and it's an amazing place. It is a place that brings together creative-types (writers, speakers, podcasters, etc.) in one …

What do I say?

This is a question I am asked often. As a Christian, what do I say to my Mormon friend to help them accept Christ? That’s such an interesting question. I understand the depth of emotion behind it, really, I do, but it implies there’s a magic bullet.  Abra cadabra {insert magic word here} and voila …

That tug…

You know the feeling. That tug on your heart when you are being called to step into a new chapter, or to go to the next step in an existing chapter of life. We can try to ignore it, escape it, but it continues to pop up at every turn, in your dreams, during random …