Family Values – for Mother’s Day

She cried. Yep, my all-weather, tough-as-nails mama, cried. When she learned of my official diagnosis of Lupus (SLE), she found her core group of friends at the time, and just wept. She explained to them the seriousness and ultimate severity of my diagnosis. The hard days and nights of pain, inflammation, and hospital visits toContinue reading “Family Values – for Mother’s Day”

Activate Joy!!… Huh?

Welp, it’s about time to discuss what I mean by “Activate Joy”. I know I’ve gotten at least a few of you out there confused. Why not just say, “Create Joy” or “Have Joy” for that matter? Because it’s not just about having joy; or creating it. You have to really put it into practiceContinue reading “Activate Joy!!… Huh?”

Let’s talk about Purpose, Babyyyy – Though Not Just You and Me*

Okay, yes, I know, I know; I gave a lot of myself away in my last post, about one of the most important people in my life. My mother is everything to me; even now. She has always been – and remains – my rock and strength in different ways. Yet, it’s important for meContinue reading “Let’s talk about Purpose, Babyyyy – Though Not Just You and Me*”