On August 12 of last year, I started blogging. This week, I’d like to re-blog some of my favorites and hopefully some of yours. I’ve picked up some followers along the way, and I know most of you are not going to catch up on the ones you missed. Monica, you are an exception. 🙂 This first post was my first blog post. I’m re-reading it tonight, and I think I’ve created what I wanted to create. I have to say that I wrote it and then I never re-read it. I just hoped that my goal had not changed very much – although I am willing to change my goals all the time. I hope you enjoy, and please take the time to read the comments. Over the course of the year, many other bloggers and friends have posted their thoughts. I’d love to hear yours, too! Happy reading, and I’m going to take a week to start a new life in Baton Rouge!
Twelve years ago I was in a very dark place in my life. I was at a point where I just didn’t see any future or any hope of a better future. I was isolated, had just ended an engagement to a man who turned out to be crazy, I lived in a Midwestern town in the middle of winter, and I was scared to death. A psychic (which I didn’t believe in at the time), told me words that have become a mantra for my life. She said, “You are a powerful woman. You created this. You can create something different.”
I began a journey in that moment that has come in fits and starts, but its inevitable outcome was creating a life that I love. Its elements may not be the ones you want for yourself, but the journey toward the vision and the somewhat rocky trip to…
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