Eli Mosley to play at Street Fest

Eli Mosley is from Lakeland, Florida. He is a twenty seven year old country singer who has been singing full time for the past four years. Eli remembers wanting to be a country singer since he was a small boy. “I had gone to see Tracy Byrd perform at the Strawberry Festival in Plant City […]

Gratitude can amp up your happiness level

People often ask me what they can do to up their happiness level in their jobs, relationships, and all areas of life. While there are many factors in our lives that contribute to how we view the world around us the one thing that we can do, immediately, to begin to bring more happiness into […]

Transition can be unpredictable

Transition can be unpredictable sometimes. If you find yourself in a space of transitioning from one job to another, or from relationship to single (or vice-versa), or making a physical move, the emotions that come along would be emotions of excitement, anticipation, or adventure. Conversely, the emotions that come up for you could be scary […]

Zac’s Friendship House is going strong

In 2014, Zac’s Friendship House opened their doors after Jesus Reyna and Betsy Villareal lost their son Zachary Cole Reyna. Zac, who was diagnosed with primary amoebic meningoencephalitis (PAM), a brain eating amoeba, after swimming and knee-boarding in a canal left the family and community with a hole that was longing to be filled. “Zac […]

Inspiring LaBelle – Pursuing her educational dreams

Angela Rivas graduated from LaBelle High School in 1995 and promptly enrolled in Edison College (which is now FSW). Angela had always held a goal of continuing her education and securing a better future for herself and her family. While a student at Edison, Angela became a young mother at the age of nineteen and […]

All I ever need to be is who I really am

This past weekend I hosted a one day teaching in San Diego, California with one of my best friends and spiritual running buddies. We rented a venue right on the bay, overlooking the water. The sun glistened on the ripples, sending reflections of light dancing along the walls of the room where we would be […]

What to do when you have one of those days

Do you ever have one of those days where things are just not going your way? You slept through your alarm, rush out of bed, stub your toe, hop to the bathroom on one foot to discover that you’re out of toothpaste, end up rushing into whatever plans you’ve laid for the day but carrying […]

The 2018 Golden Apple Recipients

The 25th Annual Golden Apple Teacher Recognition Dinner honoring outstanding Hendry County public school teachers was held on Thursday, January 11 at the John Boy Auditorium in Clewiston. The Foundation for Hendry County Public School is a direct support, non profit organization with a mission to enhance the quality of education in Hendry County by […]

Inspiring LaBelle – One pet photo at a time

“I originally started volunteering at the Caloosa Humane Society in 2010. That’s where my love for photographing abandoned animals began,” says Tricia Boone. When a conversation starts with an opening line like that you know it’s going to be a tear jerker! Tricia, an avid animal lover, says that she felt a connection to animals […]

Take time to fill your own cup first

I recently saw an interview with inspirational speaker, life coach, tv personality, and lawyer Iyanla Vanzant in which she said “My cup runneth over; what’s in the cup is mine and what overflows is yours.” She was talking on the importance of taking care of yourself, creating healthy boundaries, and making self care a top […]