Category Archives: Quotes

Happy Leap Year: An Excuse To Take A Leap In Life!

Happy Leap Year Everyone! I’m using today as a unique reminder that miracles happen and dreams come true only when we take the leap out into the unknown on faith and faith alone. Actually, that’s the very definition of faith! I learned this in a very real way when I was shoved off the cliff of […]

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Courage: Letting go of the “seen” for the “unseen”

Words to live by, for sure! I learned this in a very literal sense as the ground beneath me fell away and I was cast out into the “deep end” of a vast, vast ocean when I was diagnosed and given such slim odds.  I quickly realized that I was being called to find a […]

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“My heart is full…”—and mine is overflowing

  We often never know how the ripples of lives impact others, how the choices we make in a split second or made time and time again in the quiet moments of our lives affect the greater good.  We don’t often get to know first-hand the impact of the words we speak or how our […]

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Inspiration: Dare to be Extraordinary!

Happy Weekend…Go get ’em! :) Smooches, Alyssa Tweet

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A Friday Pick-me-up: Words to live by

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Happy New Year!–We are what we have the courage to become.

Every year New Years Day is a “Power Day” for me and Neil and one of the things I like to do, beyond reviewing goals and charting new dreams, is to come up with a personal mantra for the new year.  2010’s mantra was “Full-Circle” and it was a year that brought us many wonderful […]

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Exciting new updates with photos and a personalized novella for your summer reading pleasure!

Well, hello and happy summer! I hope this finds everyone wonderfully well and enjoying some fun in the sun! I wanted to send out an update because Neil and I have had some really exciting stuff happen to us in the last few months and I wanted to share it with all of you who […]

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Smoking Passports

Hola and Happy Spring! Over the last month or so I’ve gotten some really sweet emails and calls checking in and asking how things are going. I often err on the side of not doing updates as frequently because I know everyone is busy living their own lives. But when I get emails like these […]

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Christmas comes early for the Phillips’!

Yippie!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Not only was my scan good…it was GREAT! There was ZERO uptake on the PET scan which means it is TOTALLY and COMPLETELY gone! Ahhhhhhh, God is so good…that’s all I know to say. The last few days, last night, today just felt different this time. It felt lighter. I had noticed that in […]

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Beginning Again

Hello! I have started this posting many times over the last few months and would get pulled away for various reasons or just didn’t feel that it was coming out right. I also wasn’t in a great place for awhile (while we fine tuned my hormone replacement…who knew how powerful your hormones are and how […]

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