Today begins with a challenge…There are many words that are so common to us, words that we use all of the time, words that we are comfortable with, words that I think have meanings far beyond what we think them to be. For example, the word obedience. Obedience has come to have somewhat of a … Continue reading Words we know the meaning of…..or do we?
I sit and I reflect…inside of me is an entire spectrum of emotions. I see a life filled with experiences that have shaped me into who I am. I see feelings that I’d like to share and those that I hold close to my heart. I see words never spoken and deeds never done. I … Continue reading Going deep
The weather has been warm and dry, so dry that the grass is dying and the flowers are wilting. Everyone begins to speak of rain, we need rain, it hasnt’ rained in a while, the lawns are dry, we need some rain. It begins to rain and within the first few minutes or hours, we … Continue reading Rain
One of my favorite stories comes from an old Indian Legend: A Cherokee Legend An old Cherokee is teaching his grandson about life. “A fight is going on inside me,” he said to the boy. “It is a terrible fight and it is between two wolves. One is evil – he is anger, envy, sorrow, … Continue reading Feeding your wolf inside
Is it possible to separate joy and gratitude? Think of the most joyful moments in your life…the brief moments when everything is ‘right’ when it feels as though all of the stars are properly aligned and the world is bursting with the same joy that you are feeling. Doesn’t that feeling just naturally flow into … Continue reading Joy and Gratitude
Have you ever offered quite support without anyone knowing? How about extending a kindness anonymously? Ever love without receiving love in return? Our human nature wants to scream…..’it’s me, don’t you see what I did for you? How about a word of thanks…!’ But there is something special, something magical in keeping it to ourselves, … Continue reading Anonymous Loving
There are so many different phrases that mean the same thing….but they all refer to times when you are not centered in your life, with who you are, where you are going, what your priorities are, and how to simply ‘get there’. It is specifically at those times that you need to stop and take … Continue reading Losing your center