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What He Said Was Not a Compliment

I can still remember the moment, 30 years ago, when I was slapped in the face with my first sexist comment as a new professional. I was a young attorney just starting out in the District Attorney’s office and had been assigned to work with a senior prosecutor in a new...

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You Don’t Have to Give Thanks for Everything

You’ve probably heard 1 Thessalonians 5:18 most of your life: “Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” And I think you’ll agree, when things are going well, that’s not a hard thing to do. But what about when things aren’t...

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I’m Grateful

On Monday, I was scrolling through my Instagram feed when a video caught my eye. The headline for the video was “New York Nurses Declare Healing.” The video showed several female nurses storming the gates of heaven for divine healing for those who are sick from...

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Stop Worrying

Ask most women if they have something to worry about and many will likely say, "Of course I worry. I worry about my children making good choices, my husband/getting a husband, whether I'll be downsized in the next set of job cuts, not having enough money to pay...

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How Will They Describe You?

I'd like you to know that as we face this temporary new normal during a time of social distancing, working from home and empty grocery store shelves, I am praying for you and your family that you will be healthy and safe and that all your needs will be supplied.  The...

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Are You a Fighter?

I have never been in a physical fight in my life. The closest I ever came to actually fighting anyone was one time when I was in junior high school. Four girlfriends and I went everywhere together and did just about everything together, too. We were close and...

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Significance Begins with the Mind

One of my upcoming Instagram posts says: The truth is, most people feel that they were designed for something greater than what they are accomplishing. They want more meaning in their life. They want to feel significant. And, they want to matter. (By the way, if...

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It’s Gone

I have many childhood memories. One of my favorites is remembering Sundays when my mother treated my brothers and me to Italian ices after church. It didn't happen every Sunday, but on the ones that it did, you can bet we were three very happy children. Even now, just...

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Your Past is Over

Most of us have mistakes in our past or skeletons in our closets that we would love to be able to forget. Some of these things may have happened some time ago or it may have been as recently as a few months ago. The bad news is that we can’t erase them, and we may...

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Don’t Let Fear Rule Your Life

Years ago, while I was still a judge, I had a side business as a professional women’s leadership and communications consultant. During that time, I got to meet women on many different career paths. And, I often found myself discussing their dreams for their personal...

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