Human Kindness: I Found Love at a Dental Office
BASIC NEEDS series / Empathy / Love / We Are Connected

Human Kindness: I Found Love at a Dental Office

It’s been a tough year, an emotionally heavy year. I’ve seen the worst in people this year–the absolute worst–and I’m unsettled with what I’ve seen. But SPRING is here, and I’m inspired once again by the first flowers of the season. They remind me of the promise of rebirth and hope, enough that I’m starting … Continue reading

Unresolved Trauma: Like Dying on the Cross
Adversity / Challenge / Denial / Emotional Evolution & Spiritual Growth / Empathy / Escapism / Facing Reality / Forgiveness / Relationships / Self-Help / We Are Connected

Unresolved Trauma: Like Dying on the Cross

“My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” After reading a book this week on the sometimes debilitating effects of unresolved trauma on a person’s life, I couldn’t help but make the correlation to what is referred to as Holy Week in the Christian faith. This is the week where Christians around the world … Continue reading

Prepare to be Moved by Gratitude
Emotional Evolution & Spiritual Growth / Gratitude / Inspiration from Others / We Are Connected

Prepare to be Moved by Gratitude

Louie Schwartzberg’s heart-warming, eye-opening nature videos are finally getting the recognition they deserve. This week he was featured on Oprah’s Super Soul Sunday series. His superb slow-motion, time-lapse films capture the wonder of the tiniest members of nature’s society, but there is a deeper hidden message. Louie’s close ups of the life of flowers, bees, … Continue reading

I Do It for Them: Debbie, Harry and Bob
Adaptability / Adversity / Being present / Challenge / Fear / Gratitude / Inspiration from Others / Relationships / Self-Help / Staying Positive / We Are Connected

I Do It for Them: Debbie, Harry and Bob

More than once in a while, I am reminded my personal catastrophes are not so catastrophic. More than once in a while, I am reminded of my friends who died young and can’t weigh in their thoughts on my so-called problems. More than once in a while, I pay these friends my respects and give … Continue reading

The World at Your Feet: Open Your Eyes and See
Adaptability / Being present / Emotional Evolution & Spiritual Growth / Staying Positive / We Are Connected

The World at Your Feet: Open Your Eyes and See

“By the sea, by the sea, by the beautiful sea. You and me, you and me. Oh, how happy we’ll be!” —“By the Beautiful Sea”: Written in 1914. Music: Harry Carroll. Lyrics: Harold R. Atteridge. Some things are not easy to see, even when they are right at your feet: Infinite love The potential for … Continue reading