The Substance of Style: Shopping tips


Style matters.  It's another way to communicate. Don't believe me? Think about the most ridiculous outfit you've ever seen.  Imagine the POTUS wearing it while delivering the State of the Union address. Style communicates.  Style matters. We owe it to ourselves to demonstrate care and concern for how we express ourselves. It's not easy to …

The substance of style: Wardrobe basics


I worked at a clothing store during my multiple-job phase in college, and am glad I can look back fondly on those (ahem) unique work moments and lessons. Por ejemplo. Work moment: Greeting folks with a cheerful, excited grin led to apologies from confused customers. Lesson: Genuine joy in shopping malls is completely disarming. Work …

Colorado


The world is reeling with the news of a violent tragedy that shook Aurora Colorado and reverberated throughout the nation and beyond.  We must uplift and pray for increased protection against the growing inner violence and turmoil caused by such an outward expression of chaos. We can not know their suffering. We will continue to …

Expressing yourself in style: Part II


In the same way what we say matters, how we look matters. Both are outward reflections of spirit. Our aesthetic goal should be to focus on looking good, meaning: Healthy, well-groomed, appropriate, intentional, comfortable, and expressively, uniquely, you.  That's really all a sense of style is: Being intentionally, comfortably, expressively, and uniquely you.   Of …

Mirrors: When encouragement is found in reflection.


When we're on the right track, life moves ahead at lightning speed, full of change, newness and depth.  When we move forward aggressively and positively, little room is left to stare over our shoulder at the barriers broken, obstacles flattened, and challenges overcome. Our focus should be so high we simply hand over problems when …