1. The Commitment to Care

    Last week’s blog “Are You Good” got quite a response from many of you and I appreciate it. Some people liked it, others did not, but everyone seemed to have an opinion and was not afraid to share it. That is exactly why I write  and why I enjoy this community so much.  Even if we disagree wh…Read More

  2. We Are Not Always GOOD

    This week while talking with people I care about; I could hear pain in their words and see struggle on their faces and in their body language.  Yet when asked if they need anything I was told “I am GOOD”. I started thinking of how many times I had said the same thing over the course of my life …Read More

  3. Your Opinion is Needed

    I’ve been fascinated by a topic lately and have spent a lot of time thinking about it and talking with others to get their opinions on it. It is not politics, church, sports or any of the myriad of topics almost everyone has some sort of well-defined opinion on. It’s something much more importan…Read More

  4. When Good People Go Silent

    I had an interesting conversation with some friends the other day and one of the topics that got me thinking was about the negativity in our world, our media and even in our social media. Several people including, I, proudly proclaimed that we did not watch the news or follow much media coverage as …Read More

  5. Don’t Wait to Let Them Know

    The past week I’ve had a lot of time to reflect on some of life’s journeys and the cruel and unusual twists that come with them.  I’m currently in my 20th year of law enforcement and know my time in this career is nearing its end.  Yet, I’m extremely fortunate that my current assignment al…Read More

  6. The Absence of Struggle

    It's not the absence of struggle that makes you successful, it is how you handle it! Something I'm working on is making sure the person closest to me gets her fair share of my time.  As a family we are in the process of transitioning from a secure government pay check and benefits to the world of b…Read More

  7. Right Where We are Supposed to BE!

    I've always been a dreamer and believer that I was destined to accomplish great things in my life.  Throughout the past 44 years, I have had good experiences, bad experiences, laughed, cried, tried things that scared the hell out of me and hung my head in shame a time or two.  But I never let any …Read More