Thought you might enjoy a little break from all that holiday cooking. Sit back and enjoy! Or get up and dance if you’d like.
“Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of thanksgiving.” ~W.T. Purkiser
I have learned in my own life that achieving physical, mental and spiritual balance is possible but not a once and for all kind of thing. It is more like walking a balance beam. If you watch a gymnast you will notice she makes subtle shifts in balance to stay on the beam. So itContinue reading “Life is a Balancing Act”
If you had just six words to tell your life story, or even a small part of it, what would they be? This is a “six word memoir” I wrote awhile back: I wanted revenge. Karma was better. Believe me, it was. So what’s your story? Do you have six words to share?
Tuesday October 2nd was the 143rd anniversary of the birth of Mahatma Gandhi and International Non-Violence Day. I am sorry I missed the actual day, but the time is always right to celebrate the life of one devoted to peace and justice. Check out this moving video.
“If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.” — Mother Teresa
Good Neighbor Day was the idea of Mrs. Becky Mattson, who started the effort in the 1970’s to make this a National day. In 2003, the U.S. Senate passed a resolution, sponsored by Montana Senator Max Baucus, making September 28, National Good Neighbor Day. Do you have good neighbors? Let them know. Are you a goodContinue reading “It’s National Good Neighbor Day”
We are bombarded with messages from popular media telling us to do this or not do that. While we would all like to find a perfect one size fits all solution or have someone else tell us how to live, that is not how life works. Life is a journey and we learn the wayContinue reading “One Size Does Not Fit All”
I still love watching reruns of The Joy of Painting with the late Bob Ross on PBS. Bob was not only a painter and teacher, he was also a philosopher and nature lover. One of his favorite sayings was, “There are no mistakes, just happy accidents.“ Learning anything new becomes overwhelming if you are afraidContinue reading “Happy Accidents”
“I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.” — Mahatma Gandhi