Lighten Up is about peeking at life through a new lens and examining the lighter side of things - world events, family and friends, job stress, pet ownership - for relief from the challenges that weigh us down. Even though we don't shy away from the tough stuff here, we value the humor, the joy, and the absurdity of life. Most of all, Lighten Up promises some thought-provoking conversation, a little laughter, and just a pinch of reality thrown in for flavor.
I apologize for being slightly MIA this weekend. Even though life happened, I continued my own giving, and I hope yours is going well, too.
Other than just a quick check in and a cheer to keep you going (and to ask you to please, please, please comment, share, post, message me with whatever you're doing!), I wanted to share a video reading of Shel Silverstein's The Giving Tree because, well, because I can't possibly top Silverstein. Whether or not you've read this book as I have (many times), this recording is a treat and a lesson all rolled into one. So I give you this opportunity to sit back, close your eyes, and prepare to be inspired ... to keep on giving.