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life messages™ blog

welcome to the life messages™ blog

welcome to the life messages™ blog!

a place where you can share your stories and heartfelt life lessons in your own words!

we value your voice!

join the life messages movement by sending us a story about something you have learned in your life that helped you…by sharing your story, you will help others too!

if you have been……


feeling the heart of guelph

You can really feel the heart of Guelph on a day like this. I was so thankful to be a part of it at The Bookshelf Bookstore.

Possibility was in the air on Saturday, July 16th during Guelph’s Art on the Street festivities!

I LOVE DOWNTOWN GUELPH shirts and pins everywhere you looked…artists busy setting up, families, cyclists,……


i have no doubt that i’ll get to where i need to be

my life as I knew it was turned upside down

Tragedies. Everyone experiences them in one form or other. They can be small or big, fleeting or permanent. Back in May, I was privy to the most inspiring group of people. It was at Laurie Goodman’s book launch “Life Messages- Enterprising Hearts” where some of them……


i am a lucky girl

I am exceptionally honoured to be given an opportunity to pay my ‘moosebump’ stories forward as a local Guelph Author

at The Bookshelf Bookstore!

I AM a lucky girl…

I have had so many goosebump and moosebump moments over the past two years which has led to hundreds of life messages photo shoots, multiple story-telling opportunities and the……


wednesday words of wisdom

we all have stories…. we all have a voice… share yours!

What are your words of wisdom for this glorious Wednesday? Think about your most recent life lesson learned…let us know what it is in the comments below!

We value your voice!

Your voice makes a difference in this world!


a book can’t be judged by its cover BUT…

to uplift, to inspire, and to shine a light of hope in our sometimes otherwise dark world are beautifully apparent.

I have BIG love for this lady who is not only an exceptional writer, but a woman who walks her talk in supporting both her enterprising peers AND charitable organizations within her community!

Elizabeth actively and consistently……


You really CAN give too much…

Just being me was always enough. I just didn’t know it.

Yesterday, I came across a fb post by Enterprising Heart, Life Messenger, Alison Grimley. It struck me as a conversation we need to have. So many of us love to give back to others in any way possible and we all have different reasons for……


love…may not be toyed with

 

Entrusting someone with your love is a gift and no, should never be toyed with.

 

This message hit me hard when I first read it and I think about it often.

Be careful with your words and actions.

Entrusting someone with your love is a gift and no, should never be toyed with.

Our first Wednesday Words of Wisdom……


I can’t put your book down…HELP!

I have a million and one things to do and I can’t put your book down…HELP!!!

This is my first TESTIMONIAL TUESDAY entry for our life messages™ blog!

One of the first reviews of my latest publication, laurie goodman photography’s life messages™book of enterprising hearts was gifted to me in a message by Darlene Gudrie Butts.

Darlene……


keep moving – kelly mccrae

I remember my meeting with Kelly like it was yesterday…one of the most impactful sessions that was never booked, but totally meant to be!

We’ve all been there.

Some with stories harder to know and hear than others.

Some with stories that lead us to say, ‘I don’t think I have a life message.’

Kelly said just this to……


“everyone starts in the basement” -julie cole

Giving is a part of who we are and our culture.

Julie Cole made me laugh and nod my head up and down, saying, ‘YES’ more than once the first time I heard her speak at a Mompreneur Conference in Toronto!

When you listen to Julie, you think, this is someone I could be friends with….she’d be……