Happy National Day of Encouragement!!! Today I ask you to join me in the PEP UP for Joy Post-it Challenge 1 day, 3 Post-it Notes to create an explosion of encouragement in our world. It’s simple.  Pick three people in your life – your spouse, your kids, your colleagues, your teachers, your students, your boss, […]

Beloved, You are a precious treasure and a beautiful gift! You are cherished and adored more than you could ever know or imagine. I know there have been difficulties, pains, and struggles.  I know you have suffered.  You may feel scarred both on the outside and on the inside.  Sweet one, those pains and scars […]

Words.  I love words.  I delight in their sound, their definitions, and their histories.  I adore them strung together in harmonious poetry and harrowing stories of prose.  I am captivated by the way they encapsulate memories for future reminiscing. Most of all I am in awe of the power of words, in particular the power […]

To All the First Time College Students, May you find the tanks in your life being fueled for the fresh beginnings that you are about to embark upon. These are just a few words of encouragement from my heart to yours as you travel along your journey. You are greatly loved!  Loved by parents, siblings, […]

My name is Julie Williams.  Julie is a pretty common name.  So is Williams.  It is even a fairly common combination.  I have literally introduced myself to someone at a conference, a perfect stranger, only to discover that we have the same name, first and last. Did you know there is a website called howmanyofme.com?  […]