On January 1, 2020, I crashed. Well, “crashed” is a rather dramatic word. I laid down. I rested. I surrendered. Many of us had a terrifically emotional holiday season. For me, it started the day after Thanksgiving. Grief came in with the Christmas carols and set up a cot in my heart. With each “Herald […]
Performance-based self-love is ineffective and harmful. If we are to create a world full of peace, we must start within.
God isn’t walking about here on this earth, swiping his card at the Starbucks.
How to do we cope when life tosses a balloon full of oil-based paint into the cogs of our daily groove.
“Gratitude research is beginning to suggest that feelings of thankfulness have tremendous positive value in helping people cope with daily problems, especially stress.”
My dad is an amateur musician. He started playing the guitar when he was 14 years old, playing along with the Kingston Trio, learning finger picking from Peter Paul and Mary, taking bluegrass classes from the guy up the street, and quietly swearing through Bach. By the time I came along, he was an accomplished […]
When we seek to understand our own motivations and inner wiring without judgment or criticism, then we will have more inner peace.
“In the end, the love you take is equal to the love you make” The Beatles “You get what you give” The New Radicals “Sowing the seeds of love” Tears for Fears If you plant corn, you expect to harvest corn. If you plant potatoes, You expect potatoes. It’s basic. You reap what you sow. […]
We have to acknowledge and accept that frustration and anger are the same thing.
Without the Values and Belief Fence, our hearts begin to resemble a flophouse, where anyone and anything goes