I have learned to TRUST my Guide in life. I no longer worry or have fear about situations or circumstances out of my control.  I know that no matter what happens, my steps are ordered in the right direction as long as I do not fall prey to insignificant distractions. I am on a mission…

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There is so much more to teaching than showing up and sharing a lesson with the hope your students will get it. It requires LOVE! If it’s hard to genuinely care for each child in your classroom (even the behavioral ones), then it’s time to figure out why or simply leave. In addition to teaching,…

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This morning, during meditation, I had to check my faith. Do my actions align with my faith? Do I make decisions based on my faith? What YOU believe and whom YOU believe in may be personal but it’s pivotal on your JOURNEY to PURPOSE. Today, I will consciously and intentionally walk according to my FAITH!

I wanted to be a cheerleader, but that wasn’t in my life plan nor a good physical fit for me. For a moment I was disappointed. I quickly realized that what I had to offer was still a possibility. So I created a Pep Club to support the cheerleaders and school community. I researched what…

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I still LOVE PEOPLE in general. I resist hate. My heart is heavy because of those who are lost and confused, but I cannot let hate win. I AM focused on making a positive contribution to this world. I was created to be a light and for GOOD. Yet some have allowed their light to…

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Originally posted on Autumn Ambles:
🦋 Speak to me gently when Life’s Light burns low And hope of new tomorrows starts to fade, I cannot bear to hear, ‘I told you so’, Much less to have another me upbraid; No need past failings, oversights recount, Nor nourish feelings fountain of regret; Too easily fine words…

The Lyons Den On Monday, I will begin my 4th year of teaching Middle School English Language Arts at Sacaton Middle School in Sacaton Arizona in the Gila River Indian Community.  My classroom is known as The Lyons Den.  For many students, I am known as Mama Lyons.  I am honored to have this title.…

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This week has been bitter sweet for me.  Over the summer, I really picked up momentum with the launch of my Speaking/Life Coaching business.  I have networked and met some wonderful people!  My brand is clearly defined; confident that I will succeed on my path to helping women transform their lives. Today, I was thinking…

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