Life’s All About Change

I think the title says it all for this series of quotes.  Life is all about change.  Just when you feel you are balanced, life will throw something else on the pile attempting to disrupt your balance.  Be prepared to shift you focus, look at …


Be Open-Minded

The great thinkers throughout time espoused the concept of open-mindedness.  But what does it mean to be open-mined?

To have an open mind means you are:

  • Willing to consider or receive new and different ideas.
  • Able to see the different perspectives

Learn to Wonder; Wonder to Learn

We go through school and have our minds crammed with various bits of knowledge.  We take the time to learn this information for the ‘test’ that measures our knowledge base.  In most cases, as soon as the test is over the knowledge…


Wisdom with Age

Hmmmm. I guess hitting fifty is significant in my life.  At least my mind is making it significant.  I keep dwelling on the “half century …”.  If I am lucky, I will have 20 or 30 years left on this side of the journey.  What…


Aging With Balance

I just turned half a century.  Yep.  Fifty years old.

I have seen microwaves, dishwashers and one-cup coffee makers become big in the kitchen, word processors replace typewriters, the revolution of the home computer and the birth and subsequent…


Today, I Can

I hate the words “I can’t”.  They signal a lack of belief in oneself; judging yourself as less than.  Those two simple words “I can’t” wraps the root of success – belief – with a deceitful…


Searching for Peace

I was thinking about peace and how to have a lasting peace within yourself.  You see, it is my belief that peace is impossible unless we first find it within ourselves.  When we are at peace with ourselves, then we are less likely to react negatively…


Help Me Help My Sister, Please

April 23, 2014

A quick update … my sister passed away April 9, 2014.  I truly feel that with some help she may have been able to communicate with us and perhaps she may have lived longer.  This has been one of the most difficult times of my


Time Management

Life Interruption Ahead.

Life has a sense of humor.  I have to say that or I would be in meltdown mode crying my eyes out like I was a couple of days ago.  I mean really, think about this.  Since February 12th, my father has died, I got guardianship…


Celebrate Uniqueness

Real magic can occur when you recognize that everyone, in all their glorious uniqueness, has value.  When people are born with physical or mental challenges, they are seen with pity, sadness, derision, fear – I have seen it all.  But…