My Wish For You

Happy New Year. How many times in the past few days have you heard these words or read the headline:  New Year, New You? For me, I cannot even begin to count. If I had to guess though, it’s been about a dozen or so. And maybe that’s because I’ve been busy scouring the internet…

The Star

This is a great animated Christmas tale for a family with young kids. Or for anyone really! Not sure what to expect? This movie gives you a lot of different perspectives on the birth of Jesus. From Mary to Joseph to the donkey and three kings. It was delightful and I can’t wait till I…

Time For An Upgrade

It seems like Apple comes up with the latest iteration of the ‘best ever iPhone’ every year. People camp out in parking lots just to be the first ones to own the overpriced phones. We desire to get the latest phones for the minor upgrades that they offer, upgrades that we may never even need in…

Always #Giving Tuesday

I am madly in love with the fact that we have #GivingTuesday now and today is that glorious day! How wonderful it is to take the focus off what we can get and put it on what we can give. Truly giving with a whole heart is a gift unto itself. So I am proposing that…

Thank You!

I am grateful, to my very core, for the life that I am living. I’m not just talking in terms of wealth and abundance. Although I am also thankful for all of that. I’m talking beyond physical manifestations. I immediately think of some words from the song Amazing Grace: I once was lost, but now…

Inspirational Barbie

Ibtihaj Muhammad was honored with her very own Barbie recently. This Jersey girl was the first Muslim American to wear a hijab in the Rio Olympics while reeling in a bronze medal in fencing for Team USA. Go girl! Side note: I want to see more women playing sports while wearing hijabs. That’s a beautiful…