Tag Archive for hope


“If I were asked to give what I consider the single most useful bit of advice for all humanity, it would be this: Expect trouble as an inevitable part of life, and when it comes, hold your head high. Look it squarely in the eye, and say, ‘I will be bigger than you. You cannot defeat me.’ Then repeat to… Read more →

Hope On. Journey On.

“Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement.  Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.” -Helen Keller   Our Show Up For Life motto is Hope On, Journey On.  It is one of my absolute favorite sayings.  My friend made me a bracelet that has all sorts of different charms with words on it, but this tag is my… Read more →

Inspired by: Kym

“Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food”. This quote comes from Hippocrates and has been in my head for years. Those close to me know that I say it often and consider it every time I make plans for a meal or snack. Here’s why.   My sweet, beautiful mom was diagnosed with multiple autoimmune diseases throughout… Read more →

Chances Are, It Will Change

  Photo via Sloan Photographers     “Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.” ―Lao Tzu   There is one thing that is certain in this world, and that is that things change.  Everything changes.  From the… Read more →

A Grateful Soul

   “No matter our circumstances, no matter our challenges or trials, there is something in each day to embrace  and cherish. There is something in each day than can bring gratitude and joy if only we will see it and  appreciate it.”      -Dieter F. Uchtdorf                     Life’s challenges and trials… Read more →

A Healing Spirit

“There is a light in this world, a healing spirit more powerful than any darkness we may encounter. We sometimes lose sight of this force when there is suffering, too much pain. Then suddenly, the spirit will emerge through the lives of ordinary people who hear a call and answer in extraordinary ways.”  -Mother Theresa     We all know… Read more →