The Value of Painful Growth

“Growth demands a temporary surrender of security. It may mean giving up familiar but limiting patterns, safe but unrewarding work, values no longer believed in, and relationships that have lost their meaning.” ~John Maxwell Join us May 12th, 7:30 PM (PST)             Growth defined by the dictionary is a process of developing either physically, mentally Read More

Writing Opportunities

Chicken Soup for the Soul Possible Upcoming Book Topics Make Me Laugh! – Deadline: November 20, 2023 Celebrating Cats – Deadline: December 15, 2023 Celebrating Dogs – Deadline: December 15, 2023 Celebrating the Holiday Season – Deadline: April 30, 2024 For more details, updates, and guidelines, go to ~~~~~~~~ Do you have a story Read More

Love Changes Everything!

     Have you ever noticed how people glow when someone tells them, “I love you?”  Do you smile when you see young love; an elderly couple holding hands and a baby snuggled on its father’s chest?  I DO!      In the garden I tend are the ashes of a lovely lady, my friend.  She’s there Read More

Seasons of a Woman’s life

“Be a first-rate version of yourself, not a second-rate version of someone else.” ~Judy Garland And with everyone’s crazy schedules….the vote is to start at 7:30 pm (PST) Wed. Nights This should make it easier for everyone to get dinner and kid baths done! 😊 The badass lifestyle is a life lived to the best Read More