Betty Franklin

November 8, 2018

Are You Listening? What Do You Hear?

The intellect has little to do on the road to discovery. There comes a leap in consciousness, call it intuition or what you will, and the solution comes to you. – Albert Einstein Do you listen to the ugly voices in your head? The ones telling you why you shouldn’t […]
October 4, 2018

Three Self Care Tips

True self care is not soft baths and chocolate cake, it is making the choice to build a life you don’t need to regularly escape from.  Ask for Help One of the best things you can do for your self-care is to learn to identify when you’ve got too much […]
September 20, 2018

Living in Today

The past has flown away. The coming month and year do not exist. Ours only is the present’s tiny point. – Mahmud Shabistari Living in the present time is difficult for many of us. Our minds constantly fluctuate as our thoughts pull us back to what happened in days gone […]
September 6, 2018

Falling Upward

What defines us is how well we rise after falling. Many times in our lives we will face challenges that can lead to a fall. Whether they are challenges in our relationships, career path, finances, or simply how we use our talents and abilities, we all have the opportunity to […]
August 23, 2018

Run Toward the Roar

When you are thinking about doing something and it feels scary; when it feels like this big lion is waiting at the finish line and he’s roaring and ferocious and he’s going to tear you apart … just run toward the lion anyway. Run to the roar. – Tina Essmaker […]
August 9, 2018

Tough Times and Spiritual Practices

Things don’t go wrong and break your heart so you can become bitter and give up. They happen to break you down and build you up so you can be all that you are intended to be. – Samuel Johnson In this life you will have trouble! Accepting the fact […]
July 26, 2018
Words Written In Multicolored Plastic Kids Letters

The Power of Your Tongue

Words can be medicines; they can also be poisons. Words can heal; they can also kill. It all depends on how, when and where they are used and against whom! Let us not abuse our words. It’s a misuse of the tongue! ― Israelmore Ayivor The words we speak have […]
July 12, 2018

Reasons to Live Out Your Life in Gratitude and Thankfulness

Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions. The more you express gratitude for what you have, the more likely you will have even more to express gratitude for. Zig Ziglar Being thankful for what you have and what you experience creates positive energy. It builds you up and promotes […]
June 28, 2018

The Speed of Trust – The One Thing That Changes Everything

Whether you’re on a sports team, in an office or a member of a family, if you can’t trust one another there’s going to be trouble. – Joe Paterno, Head Football Coach Children are very trusting. Some would say they are gullible or naïve. As we grow up we learn […]
June 14, 2018

John C. Maxwell’s List of Five Things to Add Value to Your Life and to Others

Most people don’t lead their life, they accept their life. People who lead their life intentionally add value to others. John C. Maxwell One of our human needs is to feel we are significant and of value … to feel worthwhile … but how does one fill that need? Rehearsing […]