Finally – A Glimpse of You at 80!

Picture yourself at 80: you are joyful, wise, grounded, peaceful, accepting, and compassionate. You have Blossomed! You know who you are and you’re more connected to God than ever before. Your body has slowed down, sure, but you don’t mind because your spirit is alive! You know what it’s like […]

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The Real Reason You’re Not Blossoming 1

I’m in a “support group” of sorts – it’s a recovery program that helps people overcome addictive thoughts and behaviors. We’re all dealing with different types of addictions, from overeating to overthinking. One of the women in the group – let’s call her Bliss – is struggling with her husband’s […]

The Real Reason You’re Not Blossoming

The Space Between the Blossoms

Are you waiting for something to end, or to begin? Maybe you’re in a season of indecision or uncertainty, grief or hopeful expectation. The waiting space is that fallow time when your garden looks bare but you really want to believe something is happening underneath, in the loamy soil. Take heart! […]

The Space Between the Blossoms

God’s Dreams for Your Life – and Other Blossoms

Would you agree that who you marry has a bigger impact on your life than any other decision you could make? A reader’s comment captured my heart this week – it was from someone I’ll call “RosyBelle.” “I’ve been dating this guy about a year and a couple of months,” […]

God’s Dreams for Your Life – and Other Blossoms

6 Months Left to Blossom? How Not to Write Your Obituary 

In 1888 Alfred Nobel’s brother Ludvig died. A French newspaper mistakenly published Alfred’s obituary, condemning him for inventing dynamite. “The merchant of death is dead,” said the obituary. “Dr. Alfred Nobel, who became rich by finding ways to kill more people faster than ever before, died yesterday.” Alfred – who […]

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Say “Meeeoowww” and You Will Blossom Like a Cat 4

I recently spent 5 or 6 days wandering around Los Angeles, meowing like a cat. “Meeeoww!” said I out loud every time I caught myself judging a person, place, or thing. For example, some areas of some Hollywood streets are smellier than others. When I found myself wrinkling my nose […]

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Big Bold Blossoms in Your Dreams

“Speak your truth, even if your voice shakes,” said Maggie Kuhn. Last night I dreamt about women standing up in a huge auditorium and saying what’s on their minds and in their hearts. Two women talked about how hard it is to keep their hair looking good – the first […]

Big Bold Blossoms in Your Dreams