I kept thinking I had forgotten something. You know that nagging feeling that something important is not getting done. Check the oven. No, it’s off. Pick up my phone. Nothing on the calendar. No waiting messages. Self-doubt and anxiety were disrupting my normal existence and interfered with my quality of life. I decided that I … Continue reading The Power of Stopping
Every generation has its version of this complaint. For my grandparents, it was, “Kids these days don’t know what love is” when my parents were part of the free love hippie sixties. For my mom and dad, it was, “Fashion? We had to wear homemade clothes. Music? We had to listen to one radio station. … Continue reading Kids These Days
What are you missing? There is a feeling that comes and goes in the human heart. It is called hiraeth. Hiraeth is a Welsh concept of longing for home. Many Welsh people claim ‘hiraeth’ is a word which cannot be translated, meaning more than solely “missing something” or “missing home.” It is an unexplained longing. … Continue reading We are All Homesick for Something
Did you ever run into a friend whom you haven’t seen in a long time and wonder what happened? You know the one. The one who you did everything with and were even maybe contemplating spending forever with, yeah that one. What did you say the last time you saw them? There are a million … Continue reading Complacency is a Killer
Is expecting people to be nice to each other too much to ask? Well, apparently it is too much. I just want people to treat others around them with respect. I am not asking that everyone love each other. Hell, you don’t even have to like each other. Can you at least be nice? It … Continue reading I’m Not Asking A Lot
There once was a music storyteller named Jim Croce. He sang about saving time in a bottle so that he could spend eternity with his “you”. He told of how there never seems to be enough time to do the things that you want to do once you find them. In this hurry-scurry life, we … Continue reading How to Save Time
Is it possible for a person to save another who didn’t know they needed saving? We look at all the social media that screams at us with lies about our self-worth. Not all the messages we get are negative, some are positive. Most of the positive ones are inflated. We see articles, inspirational quotes that … Continue reading What does surviving mean to you?