What We Stand For

What We Stand For

My mission is to raise the positive vibration of the planet. Because that’s a pretty bold statement, I thought I should explain what that means. To me, raising the positive vibration of the planet means shining my light, which shows other people they can do the same....
What is a Fear Dragon?

What is a Fear Dragon?

In 2015, I wrote a book called The Gratitude Connection. I felt compelled to write it and doing so changed my life—gratitude will do that. I actually became a happier person through the process. Writing and sharing the message of that book transformed me. I discovered...
Where Do We Belong?

Where Do We Belong?

We all want to feel that we belong, that we’re in the right place. Discovering where we belong can and exciting process. On a recent trip to Houston, my husband, Tom, and I got settled in our waterfront condo and then went to find a drink. We weren’t asking...
Roadblock or Opportunity? Writing Takes Us Where We Need to Go

Roadblock or Opportunity? Writing Takes Us Where We Need to Go

Transformation Can Be a Catalyst for Healing Crista started out excited about her book idea. She was finally going to share publicly the story that she had struggled with so privately. After dealing with disaster, disease, divorce, and the sudden death of her husband,...
Writing and Vulnerability: Take the Robe Off

Writing and Vulnerability: Take the Robe Off

Visibility  In re-creating my website, I’ve had to confront visibility and the fears I have about it. It is one of the big fears that comes with writing books, with sharing our stories. Visibility equates with vulnerability, that feeling of “taking off the robe” as I...