Clearing the Way to My Destination!

I love hummingbirds, and I love butterflies!  No one ever tells baby hummingbirds that they can fly, and butterflies, I am sure, in the midst of their major transformation are never given a course on flying.  They just trust, have faith, and just do it!  They learn as they go!   Tomorrow is the last […]

Is Your Bowl Empty?

The photo with this blog is the latest Oberlin work of art for me…it is the only Oberlin work of art to date for me, but it spoke loud and strong to me, and it soon became a part of my logo with the muted colors of my branding logo and the metalwork butterfly given […]

Are You in Need of Healing Your Money?

If I could give you fewer than 10 steps to begin healing your life in some way, including your money, could you at least consider it for one day? Because I can give you some steps to begin thinking about.  You notice that I did not say that you could change everything in one day, […]

Unfolding a Spiritual Money Business…

It was over 5 years ago, when I left corporate America to “transition” my financial planning business into a spiritual money business.  It has taken me 5 years to call it exactly what it is.  It is a spiritual money business.  Pure and simple because to create change the spirit by any name must be […]

I AM Personal Sustainability…

Sometimes, I scare myself!  And this is one of those times!  My birthday is in this season, and today, there are two birthdays of folks I love and respect for who they are totally–personally and professionally.  And, yes, I am going to name them.  It is a day of truth!  One is Joe Kraft, a […]

Farmers’ Markets are Important!

Once upon a time, a farmer’s market was a gathering place in cities where many merchants went to a food terminal, bought at discount, and sold at a profit to individuals.  Time has changed that, and in addition to large city markets, like in Cleveland The West Side Market, there are farmers’ markets in many […]

A Secret of Sustainability…

Seven months ago, I relocated to Oberlin, Ohio, with the intention of making The Empower Excellence Experience:  Personal Sustainability a reality.  As an experienced entrepreneur, I knew that it would not happen overnight.  The move was first on the priority list, and it was a successful move.  Getting acclimated to the community was next, and I did not […]

How DO You Measure Joy?

Joy is an intangible that is tangible!  And it does take any amount of money to own joy!  On a Friday where the weather in Oberlin, Ohio is as glorious as yellow flowers of any kind–have you ever wondered why yellow flowers are so “YELLOW”?  And so full of joy?   And yet, Joy is […]

Labor Day, 2017, and I Lovingly Labor!

Yes, this is Labor Day.  It used to be as a single parent, that this was the Last Hurrah Day of Summer with two little boys off to the YMCA Perry Recreation Center in Lake County, Ohio, where we had a total membership being one of the most economical ways to entertain the boys throughout […]