encouragement

Who is your Sherpa?

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I recently opened a journal my friend Lisa gave me and read what she’d written on the inside cover… It made me smile. I remembered when she’d given it to me, a few years ago, after I’d already received a fair share of rejection letters and before I’d gotten any book contracts.  And I thought about all the support I’ve […] Read more…

Are you dreaming?

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A couple of months ago, Mike went on a business trip to Scotland. He knew he’d have a lot of time to read on the plane, so he packed a handful of books. But when he got home, there was one he couldn’t stop talking about… The Dream Manager by Matthew Kelly. It completely energized him. So much so that […] Read more…

A home full of love…

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I was listening to the radio in the car this morning when the DJ said, “If you’re feeling like you’re running behind this holiday season, maybe this will encourage you…” My ears immediately perked up. (I’m still not even close to finishing my shopping .) He played a recording of a woman who had called […] Read more…

A mom, her daughter, and the story about what happened in the bridal shop in Las Vegas

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When Carole’s daughter Heidi got engaged, Carole was thrilled. It didn’t matter that her daughter, a 39-year-old woman with Down Syndrome, would likely never marry the man she was engaged to. What mattered to Carole was that Heidi was happy and loved. Wanting Heidi to experience the full joy of being engaged, Carole helped her […] Read more…