Today is Canadian Thanksgiving and U.S. Columbus Day. Many of us have the day off and are enjoying a long weekend. This is a great time to decompress and reduce the pressure in our lives. I encourage you to take advantage of it. Here are twelve strategies that I use to limit stress all the … More 12 ways to reduce stress.
I am upset and disturbed by the deteriorating condition of our governmental affairs in the United States of America (and in much of the globe). Too easy has it become for us to blame others for the shortcomings of our current situation. I want to add my voice in a form of a poem to … More An expression of courage…
Forever – is composed of Nows BY EMILY DICKINSON Forever – is composed of Nows – ‘Tis not a different time – Except for Infiniteness – And Latitude of Home – From this – experienced Here – Remove the Dates – to These – Let Months dissolve in further Months – And Years – exhale in … More Make moments meaningful.
Today is Super Tuesday in the United States, the biggest day of the 2016 primary season, with 13 states and one territory participating: Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Wyoming and American Samoa. I live in Virginia and I will be at the polls today. And, I need to … More Take a stand. Expect better.
Freedom, which many take for granted, is the power or right to act, speak or think without hindrance. Freedom is, also, that condition in which we are not restrained, encumbered, imprisoned, or enslaved. Freedom has not always been everyone’s right. As most of us know, slavery was legal and abundant in the United States until … More Freedom
Yes, we are in the Christmas season that kicked off yesterday, December 25 and continues until the evening of January 5 with the eve of Epiphany (with the visit of the 3 kings). It is unfortunate that the commercial calendar has encouraged an incorrect assumption that the Twelve Days end on Christmas Day and must begin on … More The days of Christmas…
Once you have a dream; visualize yourself as you have already achieved it. Imagine the steps it took you to get there. Then, start doing them. Everyone started out the same way you did…naked and inexperienced. If you want to be a writer, then write a little everyday. If you want to be an artist, … More Visualize, then act on your dreams.
As we open our hearts to include everyone, no matter what their size, shape, creed, or culture, we find that our lives become enhanced by the array and assortment of viewpoints and beliefs. We discover that love and kindness comes in a variety of ways and actions. Let us practice the art of inclusion. Let us open our arms … More Everyone counts.