You are allowed to take up space.

You and the things that make you happy are allowed to take up space. It is your responsibility to manage that space so that it does not impede on the space of your fellow humans, especially the humans you love. The mental, emotional, and physical space you need to survive are all on you and … Continue reading You are allowed to take up space.

Focusing takes Practice

Being present is difficult in today’s distracting environment. Try this the next time you sit down for a meal, before you take that first bite. Turn off all screens. Place your phone in another room. Under your pillow is a good spot. Set the table. If your serve from the kitchen, set your place at … Continue reading Focusing takes Practice

Love is Everything

The word Love is mentioned in the Bible over 300 times and 190 in the Quran. Hindus have five separate words for love. Love is the goal of life. We humans seek love in many forms and in many ways. This quest for love is what often gets us in trouble because we go at … Continue reading Love is Everything

Mindfulness

I started practicing mindfulness. It’s basically turning your mind to what you are doing. Focus on the task at hand. Pay attention in all things. Slow down when walking enjoy the walk instead of focusing on the destination. Chew each bite, focused on taste. Listen to each sound in a person’s voice when they speak … Continue reading Mindfulness

Sunshine Makes Things Better

I love sunshine. There is no way I could live happy in a climate with little sun light. Try it sometime. If you’re sad go sit out in the sunshine. It’s better if you can go out to a place that is more nature less humans. Sunshine heals the soul.

Is it Weird to have Favorites?

Is it weird to have more than one favorite? I know I shouldn't have favorites, but I do have favoriteS. I tell all my children and grandchildren that they are my favorite and they all are my favorite.I have several favorite books. I have a few favorite types of food, drinks and snacks.I have a … Continue reading Is it Weird to have Favorites?

Animals

Not everyone likes animals. I wonder if those people think animals are just food or are random parts of nature they can ignore? Personally I like animals. Dogs, cats, giraffes, owls and elephants I love. I have always had a cat or two and a dog or three. Right now I don’t have any animals. … Continue reading Animals

It’s about Moderation

We could all do with a reminder that it is not eating that is a sin, but gluttony. Not one beer but many that make you drunk. It’s not saving as much money as you can but greed that is dangerous. Moderation in all things, humans. Make it your life rule.