The Love of Life

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To be able to love the life that you are living, you have to be living the life that you love.  Are you doing anything that stimulates you, makes you feel alive or gives you the happiness that you are looking for?  I hope that you are not just wasting time “existing”.  In my blog post “Existing”,  I talk more about letting life pass you by while “existing” and some ideas on how to spice up your life.  I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, it’s time to “Get Up, Get Out, and Get In”!  Each day I’m learning how to live the life I love and to do it on my own terms.  If you don’t try then you’ve already failed.

Remember to always Live, Laugh and L.O.V.E.

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GOT WEEDS?

  While pulling weeds today, and I tell you there are a lot if those buggers, it occurred to me just how resilient they are. You spray, chop, pull, dig, spray some more and what do you get….. more WEEDS.   We can learn something from these troublesome plants.  What could we possibly learn from a weed you might ask?  Well, I believe we could take notes on how persistent they are.  We could apply that persistence to our own lives when we are pursuing our purpose.  Just think, whenever things don’t  go as you had planned or those times when you want to throw in the towel, how persistent and resilient the weeds are.  No matter what happens they keep on coming back; they keep living.  Don’t through in the towel, keep coming back again and again just like the pesky bothersome weeds.

 

Live, Laugh, Love


3 Men, A Dog & 1 Woman?

What does three men, a dog and one woman have in common?  Well at first glance nothing, but after a little digging you’ll see we have several things in common.  We all met briefly while hiking in one of the beautiful East Bay Regional Parks in Oakland California.

While the HoneyBee and I were out hiking in the beautiful Redwood Regional Park in Oakland, CA.  two weeks ago, we had the pleasure and opportunity to meet some very friendly people along the way.  Wait, before I get into that let me tell you about the experience of  the hike and walking beneath giants.

Well, let me tell you if you haven’t seen a redwood tree you have missed seeing one of the most magnificent sights ever and if you’ve had the opportunity to see some redwoods then you know what I’m talking about.  Now let me tell you about walking beneath hundreds of these magnificent giants, it’s something very spiritual and almost humbling.  So, our day started out around 8:30 am when we arrived at the Redwood Bowl Staging Area where we parked our car and begin our hike.  We started out on the West Rim Trail which is nice and shady.  We followed the West Rim Trail until we reached Orchard Trail which started our downward descent into the lower area of the park.  Before we started down my HoneyBee said, “Jeanine, you know if you go down you have to come up somewhere”.  Me being me said, “I know, I know let’s go I’ll be okay”.  He warned me one last time, but me being me just I kept on going. Read the rest of this entry »


Go Forth

Are you committed to the process?

Process is defined as “a series of actions or steps taken in order to achieve a particular end”.

The process of getting to where you want to be in life.  Living your vision for your life.  More importantly, living the life that God has planned for you.  it’s important to know and realize that there is a process that you will have to go through.  There are no shortcuts, not fast track, tricks or magic that will ultimately get you there.  There is only the process.  Whatever you do in life, there is a process. Anything as simple as tying your shoe to performing brain surgery, there is a process.

What is your process?  What steps do you use to get to where you want to be?  How do you define your process?  Take some time to think about your process, write it down and begin to work the process.  Commit to your process so that you can live your life to the fullest.

As always Live, Laugh, Love

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Let God Be Your Guide

Hello and Good day to all of you lovely people!  Today is a lovely day in the Bay Area, we have beautiful weather. If you’re at work decide right now that you are going to enjoy yourself no matter what. Tell yourself that you are not going to let anyone or anything steal your joy. If you’re not working today, get out and enjoy the beautiful day that God has provided for you, do something new and exciting. Remember don’t sweat the small stuff, keep it simple and let God be your guide.  In Psalm 48:14 it says that God will guide us to the very end.  So, if it seems like your GPS is always re-calculating, look to God for guidance he has your course perfectly plotted.

As always LIVE, LAUGH & LOVE


Live It Up!

This weekend, we had beautiful weather in the Bay Area!  A group of women, including myself, had the pleasure of taking a lovely limousine ride to the Napa Valley for champagne tasting at Domaine Chandon in Yountville, California.   What a wonderful relaxing time we had.   Before our journey began we met at the event planner’s home where we had coffee, tea and a lite breakfast.  After the breakfast we played two games, name that tune and movie trivia.  On the ride up we listened to music, drank mimosas and chatted all the way.  Now, I’m not a true drinker and the mimosa on the ride up was truly enough for me, so I didn’t do any tasting at Domaine Chandon, but some of the other ladies tasted and enjoyed themselves.   While there, we enjoyed the beautiful grounds at Domain Chandon as we sat outside and continued our stimulating conversations.  After our time at Domaine Chandon our limo picked us up and took us to Graton Resort and Casino in Rohnert Park, California.  I’m not a gambler, but I had a wonderful time anyway.  It was just nice to be out with good people enjoying life!  We had packed a lunch, so there was no need for us to stop and purchase any food on our excursion. Read the rest of this entry »