Category Archives: Inspiration

Motivational and inspirational quotes and stories.

Inspiring people

While I’m on the road, here’s a little something to inspire you. I have started a folder of bookmarks called “Inspire.” It is full of people doing incredible things, often against all odds, many of them older than I am. … Continue reading

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Lean into it

“Lean into it. It means the outcome doesn’t matter. What matters is that you were there for it. Whatever it is. Good or bad.” ~ Quote from the movie People Like Us. This is one of my newest mottos. Lean … Continue reading

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Knocking down preconceived notions

I’m training myself to ask questions that buck the norm. To see the world from a different perspective. To challenge my current ways of viewing things. For instance, What if there really is no God and we are actually part … Continue reading

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For me, God is in the birds and trees

The hills were silent again except for one birdsong, and it cheered me slightly. See? If there were no other proof of the existence of a bigger reality than birds, they would do it for me. ~ Anne Lamott, Grace … Continue reading

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Digging into the past again after quite some time!

Ghosts of distant past Whisper through the years to me “Please tell our story.”

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Super senior: 91-year-old track star

It’s been awhile since I posted to my blog! With the recent passing of my stepfather, I have been super busy wrapping up my mother’s affairs in Montana, packing her up, and moving her to Calgary. My sister and I … Continue reading

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Embrace what is

After a long, warm fall, winter has blind-sided us full blast. The wind is cold, the snow is falling and the temperatures are low. They say we should be preparing ourselves for a winter as we remember from childhood – … Continue reading

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Message in a bottle

When I was on a ferry heading to the Sunshine Coast last week, a daddy came to the back of the boat where I was standing. He had a young girl and a young boy with him. “This looks like … Continue reading

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Nature Girl

I was riding home on the train today and I realized, “I’m a Nature Girl still.” You can take the girl out of the country, but you can’t take the country out of the girl. I noticed that my eyes … Continue reading

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Maybe you were right all along

We all dream big dreams when we’re young, don’t we? Things are black and white and man, we’re going to change the world. But life often jades us. We get caught up in the day-to-day and lose our dreams along … Continue reading

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