Category living

SEARCHING FOR ANSWERS

As I was looking out my bedroom window witnessing another beautiful start to a beautiful day, I began to think about the different things I WANTED TO DO TODAY! As I heard my little beagle (Tucker) snoring away, I thought about taking him for a walk on a trail in the local park. Although I […]

CHEMICAL WEAPONS

THIS POST IS ONLY 204 WORDS, BUT IT’S CONTENT MAY DISTURB SOME READERS. IT IS NOT INTENDED TO DIMINISH THE ATROCITIES TO THOSE WHOSE LIVES HAVE BEEN DEVASTATED FOREVER BY RECENT EVENTS IN SYRIA. INSTEAD, IT IS INTENDED TO ACCENTUATE ATROCITIES WE FACE EVERYDAY, YET CHOOSE TO REMAIN RETICENT.¬† IF YOU CHOOSE TO READ THIS […]

“LIVING THE EASY LIFE”

So many people are waiting for that magic day when responsibilities and stress associated with daily living end and are replaced with freedoms of choice and time to live a CHOSEN LIFESTYLE. Some call this RETIREMENT. Some call this BOREDOM! RETIREMENT sounds a whole lot better than BOREDOM, but approximately 55% of those who retire […]

GUEST POST: Before we blame our children’s choices, did our ACTIONS or INACTIONS influence them?

I have been given the honor to host a guest post from one of my recent followers and fellow bloggers, Marie Abanga. I appreciate Marie’s candor and the comments she leaves on my posts accompanied by some very personal examples, provoking positive reflections and reactions. Join me in welcoming Marie on my blog as she […]

DO YOU LIKE YOURSELF?…

The answer may seem obvious, UNTIL you create the two column list; one side PROVING you like yourself, the other side PROVING OTHERWISE. Each of us uses different parameters when determining whether we like or love ourselves. I’m going to provide some questions you can add to your own list to help you determine TRUTHFULLY […]

SEEING LIFE vs. SEEING LIFE

What contributes to one person’s view of life as dark, lonely or isolated and another person’s view of life as bright, boundless and full of undiscovered opportunities? PERCEPTION What draws the MIND in one direction or the other? Is it more natural to view life as existence with a simple goal of self preservation or […]

“I JUST DON’T HAVE TIME”

Harry Chapin wrote a song called, “Cats In The Cradle” in 1974. It described a father and son’s relationship¬† from birth to old age. The song revealed a precious void in their loving relationship called TIME. The one recurring theme across all socioeconomic groups, genders, races, and religions is the lack of time. This excuse […]