Tag Archive: wisdom nuggets

Soft Courage

    Image courtesy of [image creator name] / FreeDigitalPhotos.net There are two kinds of courage. The first is fierce courage.  This is the kind of courage that is immediately recognizable.  A woman with fierce courage marches headlong into hard situations with bravery.  She is a mountain climber.  A marathon runner.  An executive.  A domestic…

Formerly Fat

For the last few years, I’ve been on a journey towards health which has included some significant weight loss.  You may remember my posts about what it’s like to be obese or how I started to change my life. I find myself now at a new and interesting intersection in my journey.  My morbidly obese…

The head and the heart

Image: FreeDigitalPhotos.net There is a balance to all things – or at least there should be. I’ve spent much of my life trying to strike a balance.  It’s my personal quest to find balance in all areas of my life – so much so that I even tattooed my favorite symbol for balance on myself…

Dignity for the Hungry

So there I was, perusing Facebook early on Saturday morning, when I stumbled upon this picture in my feed: We all have different political beliefs, I get that.  Many of us feel passionately about our own beliefs and we are all free to express them without fear of recrimination. My objections to the picture above…

Choice or Consequence

We had a tough day Saturday. Pumpkin was completely out of sorts.  More than just your average 2-year-old tantrums, she was willfully disobedient and destructive.  She broke her sister’s toys.  She threw her shoes instead of putting them on.  She intentionally ran away from us at the store so we’d have to chase her. But…

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