There are some evil people in the world. The recent events in Las Vegas are proof that there are some evil people out there, but that was just one deranged individual. Compare that number to all the good people who sprang to action without giving a second thought to helping strangers in need, jeopardizing their… Continue reading When the chips are down, I’m betting on the good in people!
Everyone has a story to tell of intrigue, mystery, drama, and heartache, you just need to get them to open up, and begin to tell it. I have a pretty good talent for getting the stories out of people, and let me tell you, I have heard some REALLY interesting stories - the stuff of… Continue reading I may not be as interesting as I think I am, or maybe I am…
On the seventh day, He rested. It's Sunday, a day for worship, rest, and family. Then why do I feel so guilty for not accomplishing anything? Why do we, so often give in to the pressure of the society we surround ourselves with? The Monday morning conversations about what great adventure we had over the… Continue reading Congratulations! You’re Human!
So many times we focus on the bad going on in our life, or the world, but there's still a lot of good to be grateful for! It's all about perspective. We could grumble about our boss, our broke down car, our aching knees, our house repairs stacking up, or hating to go grocery shopping.… Continue reading Look for the Good!
I'm getting to that age, that makes me reflect on my life, and ponder the meaning of all this. I've been somewhat fortunate, in that I've been able to fulfill a few things on my bucket list, but I still have a lot to do! I definitely want to travel more! I made my first… Continue reading Never have I ever…
It's ok to take time to show yourself some love - not in a narcissistic way, with a mirror in your hand at all times! Give yourself permission to do little things for yourself, once in a while. If you're not healthy and happy, how can you give joy to others? So many times I… Continue reading Take time to love yourself
Finding Peace can be a challenge for some people. Negative Nancys are all around us, and they can sure bring you down, if you let them! I refuse to let them! Think positive, and you'll live a positive life. I'm not saying nothing bad will ever happen to you - bad things happen to good… Continue reading Find Your Peace, and Everything Will Fall Into Place
So many times we tell our kids "yes" too often, and are faced with a rebellion when we finally say "no". These families that spend every day after school, taking their kids to several different lessons, or games, or practice, makes me wonder whose idea it was to sign them up for all of these… Continue reading The power of “NO”.
Family comes in different shades and various degrees of loyalty. You have black - those are the ones that you know don't like you, and won't ever be there if you need help, but they'll be there to watch you fall flat on your face! In most cases these are the family members that don't… Continue reading Fifty Shades of Family
Some days I feel like Lucy, from the Peanuts comic strip, listening to Charlie Brown going on, and on about his troubles. I don't know why, but for some reason complete strangers have opened up to me, about some of their deepest secrets. I feel honored, for the most part, that they trust me with… Continue reading The doctor is in, that’ll be 5 cents, please!