In this day and age of trials, it’s easy to get sucked deeper and deeper into a black hole. Negativity breeds more negativity. I can feel when my brain is telling lies of not being enough. Not good enough for this job. Not good enough to get published. Need to be a better mom. And … More Thankful

Minimalism: What gives you meaning in life?

What makes you happy in life? Is it your career, traveling, family, hobby, phone, house, car, etc.? Think about that, and I’ll return to that thought. Storytime When my youngest daughter, Kayzle, was twenty months old, I started a full-time position at a college. She attended a daycare that had excellent reviews. It was connected … More Minimalism: What gives you meaning in life?

Collaboration with a Purpose: Dedicated to Women Worldwide

Today is International Women’s Day! Collaboration with a Purpose wanted to celebrate women from all over the world! (Don’t worry, we will cover men on International Men’s Day November 19.) If you are a man, you still will get something out of these posts because a woman had to positively influence your life at some … More Collaboration with a Purpose: Dedicated to Women Worldwide

A Mother’s Love

February is known as the month of love to many. Therefore, Collaboration with a Purpose decided to write about any kind of love. I took this opportunity to give an update on my nine-year-old son, Jy. I wrote a post in the past about how Jy suffered from encephalitis and Guillain-Barre Syndrome at the end … More A Mother’s Love

2017 Reflections

If you could look in the mirror at a 2017 version of yourself, what would you look like? One definition of reflection is “the production of an image by or as if by a mirror.” I think naturally we are hard on ourselves. We often reflect on all the “things” we have not accomplished. When … More 2017 Reflections