Category: Inspiration

  • Reflections on 2017

    This time last year I fretted what a Trump presidency would bring for 2017. It was worse than my cynical mind could imagine. More pressing was my mother’s cancer diagnosis. She had surgery a few days before Christmas 2016. Her health and recovery were paramount. In January 2017, she received a good prognosis at her post-op appointment.  After ten years… Continue reading "Reflections on 2017"

  • My Brother’s Keeper

    July 8th my heart stopped. My faith was challenged. My 25-year-old nephew died in an accident. The loss of my father in 2004 was devastating. The loss of my nephew was beyond traumatic. When I received the news about my nephew, I was angry at God. All of my volunteer, youth mentoring, and coaching was because of him. This nephew… Continue reading "My Brother’s Keeper"

  • Free Your Mind!

    Our brain is a muscle that needs to be exercised and fed. Just like our bodies can’t live off of junk food, so too our brain needs substantive meals. Feed your body, soul, mind, and spirit.

  • Fall Lull -Winter’s Slump

    Dream chasers and entrepreneurs, the end of the year is near. There is a danger with the upcoming cold weather and holiday season to put goals in hibernation mood until after the New Year. Remember this is a marathon not a sprint. My latest Huffington Post article deals with dream chaser in the fall and winter.

  • Try a Little Tenderness

    “A gentle answer turns away wrath, but harsh words stir up anger.” So many harsh, unkind, and thoughtless words are spoken, especially online. We are slowly killing each other and tearing down our nation with divisive language.  My recent post on The Huffington Post addresses the power of a kind word to heal our hearts and nation.

  • Enjoying the Moment

    My third article is published on The Huffington Post. It focuses on learning to enjoy our moments. You have worked hard investing in yourself, so partake of the dividends guilt free. See the article following this link:

  • Rest Stops Along the Way

    No journey is without difficulty. “The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry.” There are two recurring themes that I have learned from my journey trying to transition from attorney to published author. First, there will be more failures than successes. However, my favorite Ronda-isms™: “Failure is option and it’s okay – just keep trying.” Don’t let… Continue reading "Rest Stops Along the Way"

  • Hope – Rebirth of Dream Chasing

    A few weeks ago, I wrote Like a Pigeon Stuck in an Air Shaft. In that post, I mentioned feeling like the pigeon stuck in my apartment building’s internal shaft – going a few feet in the air only to come crashing back to the ground. Instead of ending despondent, I suggested that “maybe instead of a pigeon in the shaft, it is a phoenix… Continue reading "Hope – Rebirth of Dream Chasing"