WORK: Free Write Day 23

  START   Wouldn’t it be fun if work felt like play? If work time was spent doing only what you liked — or loved!   What if you woke up in the morning excited about going to work? What would that look like for you? Would you actually GO to work (away from home) or would you simply walk to a studio or office and start your day?   How would you feel about getting paid to do what you love? Wouldn’t that be nice?   Why is it so many people are working in jobs they don’t like? Why are people under qualified (and failing) or over qualified (and bored)?   What would your dream job look like? Are you doing it?   Why — or why not?   Whatever you do, work at it with all your ... Keep Reading...

LIGHT: Free Write Day 22

  START   It’s what I look for in the eyes.   Light   A sign that “someone’s home”. Indication that interaction is taking place.   Oh, how I love to see eyes that sparkle; eyes that twinkle. Eyes that light up in recognition, anticipation, hope.   Young eyes full of life, excited to learn. Old eyes full of wisdom, still loving each day.   It’s when the light goes out that I worry. When eyes look dull, bored, hopeless. When there’s no more sparkle.   It’s a challenge: Bring light back to eyes once dimmed. Join me? Who’s first?   STOP ... Keep Reading...

GIVE: Free Write Day 21

  Sometimes giving is exhausting.   It takes energy and resources to give. Sometimes giving takes more of us than we have to offer—literally.   Sometimes we givers have to slow down and find balance.   But sometimes, we need to dig deep; to prioritize what and to whom we give.   Because sometimes our gift can literally change the future.   START   Sitting in the room with me are men and women who hail from all over the world; Brazil, England, California, Arizona, Idaho, New Jersey, Tennessee.   They are givers.   Money, wisdom, creative thinking, time. Prayers, love, encouragement.   They are the board of Hope Unlimited for Children, and for ... Keep Reading...