SEE, UNDERSTAND, LOVE & SHARE THE GIFT. “See, understand, love. Life is a present which I unwrap every morning at waking.” I love everything about what French author Christian Bobin says here, for he understands that life’s great secret is found in the simple way that one views the gift of a morning. This morning,
FRENCH SHOWERS Rainy days and falling leaves both mean the same to me: it’s time for the beginnings of renewal. A few weeks ago, while enjoying my perfect day in Paris, it started to pour. It was my first time being in Paris since 2004, and I only had one day to enjoy the city
Confidence is like a flower. It can grow anywhere, and anyone can plant it – even if you don’t have much of a green thumb. Anyone who knows me can attest to the fact that I do not have a green thumb or bone in my body, quite the contrary. I have actually killed
Everything happens for a reason. Today, I over-slept to meet with 5:30am running group. I didn’t wake up until 1:00pm today, exhausted from my 50 mile bike, 5k race and night of dancing from yesterday, leaving me to run my assigned 14 mile run solo in the mid-day heat. After a few miles of boredom, I took refuge in
The great Albert Camus once said, “Il vient toujours un temps ou il faut choisir entre la contemplation et l’action,” [There comes a time when one must chose between contemplation and action], and I believe that that time comes faster than we realize. Life is what you choose it to be, so today, choose ACTION.