Posts From: persevere Category

Posted On: 1 Nov,2013 By:
Category: Change, Making Meaning

Growing through Difficulty

There is meaning hidden in the small changes of everyday life, and wisdom to be found in the shards of your most broken moments. Elizabeth Lesser   Broken Open There is a book entitled, Broken open: How Difficult Times Can Help Us Grow by Elizabeth Lesser that contains many pearls of wisdom about change, loss, […]

Posted On: 17 Oct,2013 By:
Category: Abuse, Change, Making Meaning

In Honor of Resilience

Learn the alchemy true human beings know. The moment you accept what troubles you’ve been given, the door will open. – Rumi   Helen Rose Recently I read a book entitled, 53 Grove Rd by Helen Rose. It’s a short memoir written by a woman I know who lives in the Bow Valley. It chronicles […]

Posted On: 14 Jun,2012 By:
Category: Goals and Change

Readiness to Change: Are you there yet?

If there is no struggle, there is no progress. ~ Frederick Douglass Sometimes it’s the smallest decisions that can change your life forever. ~ Keri Russell We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance. ~ Harrison Ford When you are through changing you are through. ~ Bruce […]

Posted On: 10 Apr,2012 By:
Category: Goals and Change

The Power of Perseverance

It was a beautiful blue sky day. One or two wisps of cloud danced in the sky. The temperature was perfect. Not too cold and not too hot. The snow was soft, fast, and plentiful.

Posted On: 11 Jan,2012 By:
Category: Goals and Change

Perseverance: Trying Despite Obstacles

“We are all born with extraordinary powers of imagination, intelligence, feeling, intuition, spirituality, and of physical and sensory awareness. For the most part, we use only a fraction of these powers, and some not at all. Many people have not found their Element because they don’t understand their own powers…Many people have not found their […]

Posted On: 9 Jan,2012 By:
Category: Goals and Change

To Keep or not to Keep your New Year’s Resolutions

It’s been a little over a week since January 1st–the day lots of us make New Year’s Resolutions. The first little while lots of us are motivated to make our resolutions happen. It’s a new year! This time we’re going to drop those pounds, spend more time with family and friends, and enjoy life more.

Posted On: 1 Mar,2010 By:
Category: Goals and Change

Building Confidence By Trying Your Best

The 2010 Winter Olympics have ended. I have to say I have never been so touched, proud, amazed, awed, excited, and patriotic. The athletes exemplify everything that can remind us of trying our best, of perservering when the odds are against you, of giving it all you have to make a difference–in your life–and in the life […]