Leaping Practice

3 Easy Steps to Calm Yourself…

Posted by on June 15, 2011 at 2:12 pm

So here you are; you’ve “Come to The Edge” living your life with gratitude, joy and purpose, leaping and soaring with dreams as your wings.  Life is full and rich and fabulous – then BAM!  Something unexpected happens and you feel as though you just hit a brick wall.  You experience fear and panic (you […]






Experience These Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days Of Summer!

Posted by on June 7, 2011 at 3:13 pm

I live in Minnesota – yes, a cold and wintry state.  We northern climate folks savor our 90 “holy days” commonly known as June, July and August.  Thankfully, These “holy days” have finally arrived so it’s time to experience their gifts:  The earthy smell of unfrozen ground (yes, dirt!), the beauty of color (especially green), […]






I Am An Oak Tree

Posted by on May 26, 2011 at 10:29 am

I am an Oak Tree A Poem by Joan Kappes I am an Oak Tree Content with being who I am with no desire of being another I am an Oak Tree My growth is slow, steady and sure     I am an Oak Tree My Roots are deep and wide I am an […]






25 Reasons To Forgive (Yourself & Others)

Posted by on May 20, 2011 at 3:21 pm

The topic of forgiveness came to light last week when my niece was chased by two girls around the playground (teasing, name calling, etc.)  Although the situation was ‘handled’ by the principal, it opened a life-giving door of opportunity for this 11 year old.  She is now experiencing a fork-in-the-road moment:  Does she choose the […]






Well, I Declare…

Posted by on May 6, 2011 at 2:35 pm

Declare: (verb) Announce something clearly or loudly- to state something in a plain, open, or emphatic way Decide: (verb) To make a choice or come to a conclusion about something ______________________________________________________________________________________ Today, let’s discover the power of declaration and the power of decision.  Why?  Because they will quickly lead you to “The Edge” of your […]






Unfolding Your Rose

Posted by on April 27, 2011 at 12:14 pm

We are “Come to the Edge Today” people, striving to live our lives to the fullest, answering daily invitations to grow and expand.  Because this is who we are, we look for new insights, new inspirations, new beginnings.  We are determined and resolved to make changes.  Like you, I have expanded visions and dreams for […]






An Easter Message

Posted by on April 24, 2011 at 8:03 am

YOU ARE WORTHY…. YOU ARE LOVED….     Happy I-am-worthy- Day! –Joan Kappes   Subscribe to “Come to the Edge Today” to receive (via email) life-changing ‘how-to’s, inspiration, insights and as always, the invitation from Life to ‘Come to the Edge Today!’ so you can finally live your life in joy! See column at the right of this […]