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My Open Journal

Stepping Out Of The Shadows of Fear Into The Light… Today is the start of my new beginning.  I started a new job today and I’m feeling good.  No unrealistic expectations that this will be a cake walk because I know there will be some a great amount of challenging days.  But, I’m standing firm in my belief, my resounding determination …

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My Open Journal… Stepping out of the Shadows of Fear

Stepping Out Of The Shadows Of Fear Into The Light…   Today, I came upon a quote that was on FB that was a solidifying affirmation and confirmation to my commitment to stay the path. Before I share this quote, I want to let you in on where I am on my journey.   I ordered my business cards, yay!!!  Secondly, the one …

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My Open Journal… Stepping out of the Shadows of Fear

Stepping Out Of The Shadows Of Fear Into The Light…   Starting today, I commit to writing something daily, big/small, in my open journal.  This journal is purposed to encourage and to remind me of my dreams, goals and aspirations.  Most importantly, it will be used to chronicle my journey.  I realize that I am not alone in this struggle to step …

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Water Cooler Conversation… The Forgotten, Invisible Mature Woman

“We cannot hold a torch to light another’s path without brightening our own…”  Ben Sweetland   Queens is it me or am I feeling the subtle, yet oh so overt, sting of age discrimination?  I applaud and cheer the accomplishments of my younger Queens, today (20’s, 30’s and early 40’s).  I believe that technology has given our younger Queens an …

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Faith

"Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen"…. Hebrews 11:1   Good evening Queens. What is faith? I was told that Faith is the substance (Word of God) of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. Hebrews 11:1-2 "Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things …

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Nadine Thompson Featured Woman of Empowerment

"There are many hills and valleys in an entrepreneur's journey and being resilient, focused, organized and having a clear strong vision are important to your sustainability…" Nadine Thompson   Queens who hasn't heard of Warm Spirit, bath and body products.  I can remember, for me, being introduced to Warm Spirit at a gathering held at my sister in-law.  I fell …

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Are You Living Authentically

"You See Things And Say, Why?  But I Dream Things That Never Were; And I Say, 'Why Not?'"… George Bernard Shaw   Phenomenal Queens are you living your lives authentically?  Are you all that you can be to yourself?  Have you started to effect change(s) to secure your dreams into reality?   The first step of change is often perceived …

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On Your Mark, Get Ready, Set Go…..

"We Are Judged By What We Finish, Not By What We Start." Queens on your mark, get ready and set go… Throughout decades, January 1st has been used as a metaphoric symbol as a new start, a new beginning, and a chance to right our wrongs.  I too have come to use this time for self-reflection and reaching a deeper …

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The Woman Within

"TO Dream Anything You Want To Dream.  That is The Beauty Of The Human Mind.  To Do Anything You Want To Do.  That Is The Strength Of The Human Will.  To Trust Yourself To Test Your Limits.  That Is The Courage To Succeed."   The woman within…. Queens as we approach a New Year reach deep inside and allow the …

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Warning Signs Of Myocardial Infarction (Heart Attack)In Women

"The Worse The News, The More Effort Should Go Into Communicating It."… Andrew S. Grove     It's been realized for some time that women are just as likely as men to have a heart attack (myocardial infarction, or MI); however, the classical signs described by men aren't always reported by women. Coronary heart disease remains the primary cause of …