What do you say to yourself?What do you say to yourself?
Mon, 05/13/2024

Pledge: What do you say to yourself?

At lunchtime yesterday while making my favorite sandwich, I grabbed the bread, spread the mustard, and promptly put the mustard and sliced cheese…

Find the gifts in your challengesFind the gifts in your challenges
Thu, 05/02/2024

Pledge: Find the gifts in your challenges

One morning earlier this week, I was complaining in my head about several projects that were taking longer than expected, plus some other issues…

Don’t trip over what’s behind you.Don’t trip over what’s behind you.
Wed, 04/10/2024

Pledge: Don’t trip over what’s behind you.

I have a pretty, heart-shaped ceramic box that belonged to my grandma. I call it my grandma’s heart, and it’s the keeper of notes I’ve made when I…

Take nothing for grantedTake nothing for granted
Thu, 02/08/2024

Pledge: Take nothing for granted

It’s easy to fall into full-time autopilot. Get up in the morning and do the morning rituals then consult your checklist, be it mental, on your…

Sticks and stonesSticks and stones
Sat, 01/27/2024

Pledge: Sticks and stones

I’m sure almost everyone has heard the old phrase, “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” I think we also know that…

What you do for others…What you do for others…
Tue, 01/23/2024

Pledge: What you do for others…

“What you do for others, you are doing for yourself.” When I read these words this morning, it rang a total truth. I can say with complete…

Ignore. Move on. Remember. You. Love.Ignore. Move on. Remember. You. Love.
Sun, 09/24/2023

Pledge: Ignore. Move on. Remember. You. Love.

This advice from Anne Rice works beautifully as a pledge we can each make so that our lives, and the lives of those around us, are as full and…

Truffles the cat makes a pledgeTruffles the cat makes a pledge
Mon, 09/11/2023

Pledge: Truffles the cat makes a pledge

Truffles the cat took a pledge to model glasses for kids who might be hesitant to wear them. Her coolness shows them how cool they can be too. And…

The big payoffThe big payoff
Mon, 05/15/2023

Pledge: The big payoff

The other night while finishing my Chinese food, I was wondering what was in my future via my fortune cookie. Will I be going on a cruise, or…

Love is everywhereLove is everywhere
Mon, 04/10/2023

Pledge: Love is everywhere

While making my lunch the other day, I reached into the tortilla chip bag and pulled out this perfect heart-shaped chip. How amazing is that! It…

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