thoughts for the new year

How much time this last year was spent in judgement of the people around you? Feeling jealous, gossiping and critiquing what is wrong with the world, our leaders, your neighbors or your loved ones? If we are spending our time in those places we cannot be spending time in our own deepest places, evaluating our character and how we show up in this world.

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choice

Life isn’t fair… but who said everything in life was going to be?  At some point we have a choice to accept this, living the life we have, or let our disappointments, struggles and pain affect everything around us.  I was a perfectly healthy, mostly vegetarian, athletic 46 year old mom of two when I was diagnosed with stage 2 metastatic breast cancer.   Putting my body through a double mastectomy, chemotherapy, radiation and 12 months of treatment wasn’t fair… but it did save my life.  

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