Sunday, November 25, 2007

Made It Through the Holiday Weekend!

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday, b/c it is all about two of my favorite things - family and food! This year was hard b/c it was my first Thanksgiving without my Chosen Sister, Dana.  We didn't necessarily spend the holiday together, since we lived at opposite ends of TN, but we were important in each other's lives, and when it came time to say what we were thankful for each year, we knew that the other was thinking about her Chosen Sister. Dana passed away last December, after a courageous six-year battle with cancer, leaving her husband, two grown kids, a birth sister, parents, in-laws, and friends to face a year of firsts without her. We have almost made it through that first year, and though our grief eases a little with the passing of time, our memories and love remain strong.  My gratitude for having Dana in my life for 29 years remains also, and she is still at the top of my list of things to be thankful for this season.

If your holiday joy is tinged with the grief of loss, too, don't try to minimize or hide it. Feel it, accept it, and love yourself and the person or situation that you've lost.  Love is the one thing that can never end.

Saturday, November 17, 2007

I Can't Believe I'm Really Blogging!

This is way cool! Who would have ever thought that I could manage this, especially without my computer genius, Jack, guiding me each step of the way. But here I am, typing away, and feeling like a real technological whiz. Well, maybe not a whiz, but at least like I'm in the 21st century.

Let me introduce myself and tell you what I'm about.  My name is Dr. Annie Wills, and I'm a Life Coach, which is just about the coolest job in the world, besides being a mom. I get to work with successful, creative women who want to feel more connected to the Divine Presence within themselves. And since most coaching is done on the telephone, I get to do it from the comfort of my deck, with my dogs napping beside me, and my palm tree swaying in the breeze.

What I'd like to do on this blog is connect with other women who want to chat about life, Spirit, being healthy, growing up and old, and living the best, most joyful life they can. To learn more about my coaching practice, visit 
Thanks for visiting and let me leave you with encouragement to visit and do The Gratitude Dance!