Recovering From Surgery With A Wicked Sense Of Humor – Part 1

Be kind to others. Your unassuming act of kindness might become someone's memory of a lifetime. A close friend Jessie recently underwent major back surgery. Similar to the back surgery Tiger Woods had....gnarly! Jessie has lupus and a laundry list of other things that led to the surgery. Her sister … [Read more...]

I Met A Man…

I had the pleasure of meeting the most remarkable man recently; a man who shall remain unnamed. I know he would approve with his big smile and a chuckle. As a small group of friends celebrated his 95th birthday recently, this wise and extremely savvy man shared bits and pieces of his life with … [Read more...]

What Do Your Refractive and Reflective Qualities Have To Do With Diamonds?

Simply by being your true authentic self, you gift the world with your presence. — Debra Oakland In the 1953 film Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Marilyn Monroe sang, “Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend.” In fact, Monroe’s rendition of the song has been considered an iconic performance, copied by many … [Read more...]

Grudges – Do You Have an App Running in The Background?

Grudges are much like a phone that has apps running in the background. They are a constant drain on the battery, cause slow performance and can shorten the life of the hardware. When you clear that energy (close the apps) you free up space for things that are worthwhile and important - instead of … [Read more...]

Excessive Worry is a Worldwide Problem – 7 Solutions

Worry to a slight degree is part of life. I have noticed more people engaging in chronic worry lately, and this I know - it's debilitating. Excessive worry steals our soul, haunts our mind, and damages our bodies, sometimes in irreparable ways. This is a habit that can start small and escalate to … [Read more...]

What’s Your Soul Jam?

I've been thinking about our soul jam. The jam we create in our body, mind, spirit/soul, that defines our lives. Music is a good example. Do you hear a symphony in the right key, or is it more like discordant death metal? Sure, you may enjoy death metal on occasion, but are you allowing it to be a … [Read more...]

Imagine Beyond Your Circumstances

Can you imagine beyond your circumstances? For anything new to be made visible in the world, it must first be seen in the mind. Your imagination is key to creativity, hope, and motivates your mind to direct your dreams into reality. I think of it as focused concentration. After all, you are the … [Read more...]

The Compassion Component

A human being is a part of the whole called by us 'Universe,' a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings, as something separate from the rest - a kind of optical delusion of consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our … [Read more...]

We The People ARE The Heartbeat Of Hope

We The People ARE The Heartbeat Of Hope Last night I was watching “Finding Your Roots” with host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. I absorbed the word ‘hope’ with each ancestral story. The family roots of three featured guests were researched and compiled by genealogists. Each guest was presented with a … [Read more...]

Complex Challenges On Our Home Planet & Exploration Beyond

It's January 1st, 2019 - Congratulations, we made it! Once again, we are embarking on our next orbit around the sun together. The journey can continue brimming with possibilities or… Sure we have complex challenges, but what era on this planet has not? Time will march on in our NOW (Naturally … [Read more...]