Humility is one of those words that has great depth in its meaning.  I remember having a conversation once with someone who had just presented a very inspiring talk.  I said to him somthing like, ‘that was really wonderful, you certainly have a gift’ and he replied, ‘yes, I do, thank you’.  I remember thinking … Continue reading Humility


I have always loved this ancient Chinese Proverb, “A bit of fragrance always clings to the hand that gives roses“.  Isn’t that beautiful?  When we choose to bring a little ‘sunshine’ to the lives of others, we ourselves are bathed in light. Unfortunately,  I suppose that the opposite is true as well, don’t you think?   So today, … Continue reading Fragrance

The weight of the night

How many times do I wake up during the night and begin to feel crushed under the problems and possibilities in my life?  Everything seems to be intensified and magnified in the darkest hours of the night.  All of the ‘what ifs’ and the ‘I can’t do its’ and the ‘what will happens’ rise to … Continue reading The weight of the night

Vending Machines

Aren’t vending machines convenient?  Who hasn’t enjoyed a candy bar or a bag of chips on the run.  And, who would have thought that drinking fountains would give way to bottled water sold in a vending machine?  Instant gratification – coins, oops – dollars in – product out.  Convenient, accessible, fast!  They certainly serve their … Continue reading Vending Machines