How many times do we ‘beat ourselves up’ when we make a mistake or fail at a task? We are so quick to be critical of ourselves and in our reflection at the end of the day it is so easy to regret a word or action. Most of the time, we are even harder … Continue reading A Job Well Done
It’s been said that the heart has a language all its own. How true. The heart is the holder of emotions, memories, tears, and hope. It is a secret place where dreams come true and where offered love is received, cherished and returned. It is a special place where all tears are tears of gratitude and … Continue reading Secrets of the Heart
Today I was too busy to appreciate the sunshine, too busy to hear a breeze, too busy to stop and offer a kind word, too busy to watch a child, too busy to offer thanks, too busy, too busy. There was much work to do and much work got done, but at the end of … Continue reading Business
Sometimes we go for entire days just skimming the surface. Those are the days when we work and we interact but we don’t reflect and go inside of ourselves. These can be called our robot days. I suppose that we all have these days sometimes and that’s ok but we should catch ourselves and not … Continue reading Going inside
There are times, moments, in my life that I look back on and wish that they were here again. It’s funny, at the time it may have been ‘just another day’ or even a day that I couldn’t wait to end. And now, I know that those moments are lost forever. The littlest things, the … Continue reading Freezing Time
At some point today we should pause for a moment of two and remember the events of nine years ago. It was a day that shocked the world and a day that changed people’s lives. When tragedy strikes so suddenly we feel so vulnerable and helpless. We need to rely on our God to somehow … Continue reading The Heart Remembers
I fully understand why hamsters run on a wheel but I’m struggling with why people do…….thoughts? Continue reading Did you ever have one of those days?
Do you think that many of us base our self-worth on what we can produce? We get trapped in the cyclone of ‘work harder’, ‘produce more’, ‘gather more’. And the cycle continues. Are we teaching this to our children? It appears as though the competition gets younger and younger. The sports become more intense and … Continue reading doing vs. being
Sometimes truly helping others is saying no to their request for help Continue reading Helping others….
For most of my life I have adopted this strategy….always be prepared for the worst case scenario and then you will either be prepared, or you will be pleasantly surprised when something better happens. I thought that it was a way to protect myself and to be ready and not be caught off-guard or worse. … Continue reading The worst case scenario outlook