Resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die. ― Carrie Fisher I use this quote a lot so that I will remember it. When I am having bad thoughts about another person, I realize that I am the one housing the bad thoughts. I’m sure many times I was angry … More Resentment is like…
The Institute for Self Actualization (isa) has been a huge help along my path. I have been a part of this community for 15 years and I highly recommend any seminar they offer. I have done most of them and have assisted and helped coordinate events ranging from the weekend-long Experience to the 10-day international youth … More Design Your Life: Abundance
As Jimmy Buffett says, …that frozen concoction that helps me hang on.” Just kidding… but it does make the rough days a little more fun! I’m not “wasting away,” but I am winding down from a difficult day.
I attended service at the spiritual center to which I belong this morning. Then we celebrated my sister’s 31st birthday with lunch at a Mexican restaurant. I then spent some time with my two oldest children, their spouses, and my granddaughter. Beyond that, I have been writing the better part of the day, either in my … More Happy Birthday, Suzanne!
My son and his girlfriend, just before the prom. I love this photo because they are on playground equipment, yet look so grown up. My son will attend prom tonight. Then he will finish high school and turn 18 later this month. These rites of passage are somewhat bittersweet (as well as a relief), as … More Rites of Passage
I have been guilty of constantly worrying about everybody else and putting everyone else first. My sister once pointed out to me that I needed, not to move myself up on the list, but to put myself on the list. Fortunately, in my experience, most of the people in my life have loved and appreciated … More The List
This is the post that I was so Frustrated about the other day. I have recreated it as best I could four days after I wrote it. Yesterday, I accidentally hit the trunk button on my key fob when I stopped at the gas station. I didn’t realize what I had done until my trunk … More Looking Out For Each Other
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. ~Confucius This is my affirmation for myself on this Wisdom Wednesday. When I am feeling like I am not progressing quickly enough, I will remember the tortoise won the race.
Last night I had a nightmare and woke up so scared that I thought my heart would pound right out of my chest. Needless to say, I had a difficult time falling back to sleep. When I did finally manage to nod off, it was time to get up. Then I had one of those … More Lessons Learned
Taken with my iPhone 5S, using the Tonal Filter. Looking for something to shoot in black & white, I noticed the various textures in this shot as I was showering this April morning. I also love the look of water and chrome in black & white. Phoneography and Non-SLR Digital Devices Photo Challenge, Week 3: … More April Showers (Phoneography and Non-SLR Digital Devices Photo Challenge)