Forgiving Past Wounds
Ok Ok here we are again with my mind so full of what I have been experiencing withmy past and my father's actions of late! And of course it's keeping me awake. Just when I thought I had brought closure to it he provokes it all over again! And I ... Read more
It sounds so intimidating
It sounds so intimidating: The Ten Commandments. If we don’t follow them, we are forever damned. Relax. First of all, this is a non-religious course. I’m not about to start preaching God to you. My position on God and my beliefs on the subject ... Read more
Imitation is the greatest compliment, but ...
You must be careful how you walk and where you go, for there are those following you who will set their feet where yours are set.
- Robert E. Lee, Civil War General
Am I worthy of imitation
They say imitation is the greate... Read more
So what is it?
I have learned that if you focus on your family, the needs of others, your
work, meeting new people, and doing the very best you can,
happiness will find you and this I've done.
I've learned that every day you should reach out and touch... Read more
TIME GETS BETTER WITH AGE
I've learned that I like my teacher because she cries when we
sings "Silent Night".
I've learned that our dog doesn't want to eat my broccoli
I've learned that when I wave to people in the country, they
st... Read more
Through Another's Eyes
You never understand a person until you consider things from his point of view.
- Harper Lee, writer
We all know that when baby-proofing a room, the best way to do it? You get down on the ground and see the world through the eyes o... Read more
YOU DO make a difference
For a community to be whole and healthy, it must be based
on people's love and concern for each other.
Once, , I woke up ... Read more
Is it immoral illegal or life threatening?
Whether waiting to see a change on the scale, dealing with your coworkers, or diligently putting in work and feeling unappreciated, losing your patience is very easy to do. By exercising patience with all people, you are allowing them to become ... Read more
Applying "Carpe diem" to your everyday life
We all have goals--some immediate, some far off in the distance. By working hard and focusing on what you want to get out of life, you increase the probability of achieving all of your dreams. In the end there are no guarantees, so make th... Read more
Ahh, the power of tea:
GREEN TEA LEMONADE
For porch sippers
If you like your tea lemony and your drinks lightly sugared, this combo should hit your sweet spot. "It gives you that fresh green flavor, with a hint of lemon -- perfect for summer," says Nelson Drago, ... Read more
Go for your dreams!
How can you make a big dream come true?
You need to have one secret element, and when you have that secret element, nothing will get in your way. That element is an intense desire! You must desire something with all of your heart to manif... Read more
How much more specific can I be?
How specific are we about our goals? How determined, comitted and motivated? And the biggest and most important question is, Just how serious are we?
Are our goals detailed enough so that we can reach them? We all have aspirations and we are ... Read more
HA one for old Marge!
Ok this allergy/cold can take a hike! It's dragging me down! Yesterday I had next to no gumption to do anything let alone work but we did it I wasn't going to call in just because......
HIt the pillow at eight last night and slept like a baby ... Read more
Know the true value of time; snatch, seize and enjoy every moment of it. No idleness...never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.
- Lord Chesterfield
Often our days are busied with worry, stress, complaining, work, and a gene... Read more
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a big difference
Lighting fires in the cold
It is very easy to complain about the state of the world and point fingers, especially when you're having a bad day. What is not so easy--and yet desperately needed at times--is for people to step up and make a di... Read more