Are you wise?

My oldest daughter, Amandagrace said this, "You know what wisdom is? Its realizing that no matter how hard you yell at a rock ordering it to be a tree that it can only ever be a rock. Some people will keep yelling and cussing at that rock, pissed off that it isn't a tree. Once … Continue reading Are you wise?

Why can’t humans just be kind?

It isn’t difficult to be kind. You don’t even have to like a person to be kind to them. Kindness is an action you choose to do. It matters not what the other person does or says to you. Kindness has been called a state of being as in, “She was kind.” When in reality … Continue reading Why can’t humans just be kind?

Homeless Can Happen to anyone, even You.

On this day some years ago, I was moving my now husband into my apartment. He was living in a car at no fault of his own. Circumstances and a not so nice person had caused him to be in a bad situation that was temporary. He and I both knew he was in one … Continue reading Homeless Can Happen to anyone, even You.

Here’s a Thought, Follow Through

When you say you are going to do something, do it. When you don't follow through you become non trustworthy. At the very least if you change your mind, be adult enough to say, that you changed your mind. Things happen and situations change. Be a responsible human and keep your word.

Life is better unscripted.

I love when good things happen unexpectedly. It is often small things that make me happy. A spontaneous hug or kiss from my favorite human can make my day. A letter or card from a friend in the mailbox always makes me smile. Let's not get so caught up in all the chaos of this … Continue reading Life is better unscripted.

Dogs are Not Things

If you are lucky enough to be owned by a dog then you understand that dogs have emotions. They are living creatures with a soul. I have blocked many people on social media who post any type of animal cruelty, but especially abused dogs. You can tell a lot about a person by how they … Continue reading Dogs are Not Things

Friday-I am Thankful for…

time. I am thankful for time to reflect on what is important, time to gather my thoughts and time to settle my spirit. I encourage you to take time to reflect on your values as a human. What is your motivation? Are you lying to yourself about what is really at the root of what … Continue reading Friday-I am Thankful for…

Autopilot Kindness

If you are offered the opportunity to be kind and you hesitate, figure out why. Is the human in front of you different than you? What slips through your brain that makes you stop and think before you show kindness? Kindness should be compulsive and reactionary. I do not care what someone's race, gender, religion, … Continue reading Autopilot Kindness

Ain’t Nothing But a Thing

Aw, did that person yell at you? Ain't nothing but a thing. Why are you laughing? Ok, I admit that is a funny way to start a conversation. Hear me out. If someone says something mean to you, is it really about you? It very well might be about them. Maybe they snap at you … Continue reading Ain’t Nothing But a Thing

Be Nice

I was listening to a couple arguing over what move to watch. She said he couldn't watch what he wanted because she didn't like it. Then he said "Well I hate your girl movies." It took all I had not to tell them to be nice. It takes an entire two seconds to say, "OK … Continue reading Be Nice