Meet Forgiveness – 2nd in my Spirit Bird Series

Ahhh forgiveness… Not always the easiest of emotions to handle, but in order to thrive in this life, we must let go. Let’s talk a minute about what forgiveness is not.  Forgiveness is not about changing your mind and agreeing with the person who wronged you. Or it’s not about letting someone walk all over you and continue to do so. And it’s not about giving in either. What forgiveness is about is releasing this very negative emotion, not necessarily...

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Quick and Easy Avocado Spread

Quick and Easy Avocado Spread

Cooking is art too, and I love to play around in the kitchen, creating new recipes.  Sometimes they work, and other times not so much. I’ve been experimenting with avocados lately.  I love them, especially in the summer.  And it’s one of the few fatty foods I can feel good about eating.  This recipe is very similar to guacamole, except I leave out a few ingredients, and have adjusted what’s in it to my taste preference.  It only takes a...

Changing Your Negative Thoughts

Six Ways to Change Your Negative Thoughts

Have you ever tried to change your negative thoughts? If so, you know how tough it is. Our thoughts run rampant every waking moment. Our thoughts dictate whether we have a successful day, filled with peace and joy, or a terrible day filled with doom and gloom. Our circumstances can be the same, but our thoughts about a certain situation makes all the difference. I heard someone say, “It’s your choice. You can wake up every morning and say, Good...

Biltmore House – A Real Life Fantasy

On Saturday I drove up to Asheville with family to see the Biltmore Estate.  I’d been there before, but it had been years. This time they allowed photos, and so I’m thrilled to be able to share them here.  Of course, you know the photos just can’t capture the grandeur of the home that once belonged to George Vanderbilt. If you’ve never been, I highly recommend it.  I only wish we had more time.  We didn’t get to see the gardens...

Changing What's not Working
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