Thankfulness Beyond My Doorstep

While the magical holidays are upon us, and I celebrate the joys of the many blessings bestowed upon my life, my heart still holds the turmoil of so many that I consider dear.  As I was out dog walking on a recent, frigid Chicago morning, I…

The Inward Holiday

As I sat pondering Thanksgiving and Christmas, I thought:  Christmas is the holiday where we show our appreciation for others through our giving; usually in the form of a gift.  Christmas encourages an outward expression of love or gratitude. …

A Vote for Spirituality

I often write my article a bit ahead of time, and while this article will run after the election is over, I am currently sitting here, writing this, and watching the live results on my mobile phone. I don’t often watch my television, and I…

The Great Dane Comparative

It’s a bit ironic that on the ten year anniversary of The Diddy Club, my dog walking company, I spent the morning at Urgent Care.  My back went out from trying to wrangle a 165 pound Great Dane, whom I admittedly still adore.  It was very…

Action is the Key

You know what you want.  You imagine how it will feel to live the life of your dreams.  You put one foot in front of the other each day, but are you headed toward that life?  The conscious actions you take are defining what your life actually…