Still Learning Wise and Wonderful Lessons From Mom
Emotional Evolution & Spiritual Growth / Gratitude / Inspiration from Others / Love

Still Learning Wise and Wonderful Lessons From Mom

Just when I suppose I’ve learned all I can from my mom, she says something simple that shines a light on my periodic limited thinking–the kind of thinking that is self-centered or petty. I’ll never know whether she does it on purpose (meant as a passive, gentle guiding nudge) or whether it’s my own evolving, … Continue reading

You’re Invited to a Party! My Short Story Published in Chicken Soup
Creativity / Doing what you love / Playing in the Mud / Writing

You’re Invited to a Party! My Short Story Published in Chicken Soup

Hello, My Faithful Followers! My short story called “The Desk” is being debuted in the new Chicken Soup for the Soul: Angels and Miracles book, AVAILABLE TOMORROW, November 1, 2016, at a book store near you! (Or online, of course! Here–> at AMAZON) I’m beyond excited about being part of the Chicken Soup for the … 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

BASIC NEEDS: Appreciation (Use It or Lose It)
BASIC NEEDS series / Gratitude / Nature & Hiking / Relationships / We Are Connected

BASIC NEEDS: Appreciation (Use It or Lose It)

——————————————————————– This is the 2nd in a series of postings sharing my thoughts and experiences on the topic of basic needs of humans and the feelings we have when those needs are and are not being met. The opening post in the series is “BASIC NEEDS Being Met? Feelings are the Signal”  You may want … Continue reading