quotes overcoming challenges

“Instead of complaining that the rose bush is full of thorns, be happy the thorn bush has roses.” ~Proverb On the last two miles of my typical run course, I often see an older woman out for a walk. I don’t know her name, but I have a brief exchange with her each time I […]

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Yesterday our eyes saw too much blood, smoke, and carnage than we should have on a beautiful spring day. And our hearts felt heavier than any of us expected when we woke to start our week. As a nation, our hearts have not fully healed from the December tragedy in Sandy Hook, and yet we […]

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As adults, we aren’t fearful of monsters under our bed anymore. Instead it might be how to support a family when faced with unemployment, being alone after divorcing, or life changing once becoming an empty nester. While these few examples of adult fears potentially have more impact on us than the possibility of a monster […]

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“Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best.” ~Theodore Isaac Rubin If life could always be easy, would you choose that path over a life with challenges? I am not sure how I would have answered […]

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