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  • The dude sleeping in dad's shed & other inspirational peeps.

    8/26/2016 1:19:39 PM, by FITJEN48

    I'll start by saying we live in "tornado alley." This morning my brother, who lives in Indy, got a call at work from his wife who was screaming on the other end of the phone. He has a huge tree in his back yard that was split in half, one half landed on his house. His grill was upside down in his p... Read more

  • When it doesn't look like it's possible.

    8/24/2016 10:17:46 AM, by FITJEN48

    I was talking to my mom yesterday and the conversation went in an unexpected direction. I just came out with it and said, "Mom, this isn't gonna make any sense, but I'm going to say it anyway. I think you and I should head to Tennessee and see if it's someplace you'd like to live. Like if Ray and I ... Read more

  • What's in your recipe for success?

    8/22/2016 11:05:50 AM, by FITJEN48

    There's so darn much inspiring this post, I'm gonna try real hard to bake it into something bite size. This weekend started me cooking up this post with some online ingredients. First, Marie Forleo. shared a bit on gratitude in the video found on that link. I've kept praye... Read more

  • Reheard some helpful info today. Here's the capture.

    8/19/2016 2:04:37 PM, by FITJEN48

    Tony Robbins' voice is unmistakable. There are times when I have a tiny bit of trouble listening to it, and other times when I can dismiss the growl. Needless to say, he's made an impact on my life as well as millions of others, I'm sure. I've already shared that listening to something motivat... Read more

  • It clicked.

    8/16/2016 9:24:32 PM, by FITJEN48

    One of my favorite online superstars is Marie Forleo. And her video featuring Bryce Dallas Howard of the great new movie Pete's Dragon really hit home for me today. Here's a link if you wanna check it out. (If the link doesn't work, copy and paste into browser and take the s of... Read more

  • Don't despise the day of small beginnings.

    8/11/2016 8:25:58 AM, by FITJEN48

    I write a lot about calendars, habits, goal setting etc. Today, though, I'm in a remembering sort of mood. I remember getting back on spark and thinking to myself, "why bother? Yet another thing I'm going to try only to fail." Nice. But, that's where I was at, defeated. I remember beating mysel... Read more

  • Inspired? Please, go for your own gold.

    8/7/2016 9:05:08 PM, by FITJEN48

    Today I spent some time with my niece. She played softball in the Little League World Series twice. She played basketball with Skylar Diggins. So, where is she now? Hurting, but maybe, just maybe making he most of some missed opportunities. In a critical moment, to put it lightly, her support system... Read more

  • The great zucchini caper.

    8/5/2016 4:39:06 PM, by FITJEN48

    You know those weeks when you just put off going to the grocery store? The kids are eating hotdog buns for snacks, and dinner is like, "look I made noodly stuff with meat from the other day." Followed by, "What?" Then I reply, "Just eat it." It's that week. This morning I decided I would finall... Read more

  • Your time budget.

    8/3/2016 10:26:45 AM, by FITJEN48

    Isn't time a funny thing? I don't think most people really get it's value. So, just for fun, here's a little exercise I learned from Terri Savelle Foy. Try it to check out how much you've got sitting in your time account. Maybe it's an abundance, maybe not, none of us really know for sure. So, that'... Read more