I happened to pass these flowers today, and went back to capture them. I have always loved flowers and I now realize that they are everywhere… even in places I would not expect them. These were just outside the restaurant where I had dinner with my children tonight. I am grateful that I have learned … More Simple Things
Just as a blade of grass will push through a crack in the cement, growing toward the light, we too are being pulled toward a fuller expression of ourselves. ~Mary Morrissey When I am discontent, I know I am being urged to expand myself. If I seek light, the Universe pulls me toward my ideal … More Just as a blade of grass…
It is after 11:00 PM. I have had a very full day and just got out of a seminar. In order to complete my writing agreement before midnight, I am sitting in a parking lot at a Taco Bell, composing this post on my phone. I have 15 minutes to complete my agreement for the … More Keeping My Word in a Taco Bell Parking Lot
A relative sent me this picture of myself, taken well over forty years ago. I had never seen it before, but I felt it really captured the essence of me. I had the strange sensation that I was looking at somebody else… somebody that I knew very well… not exactly me. The best part was … More Little Me
On one of my many walks, I found this beetle “hanging out.” Taken with my iPhone 5S. Phoneography and Non-SLR Digital Devices Photo Challenge, Week 2: Macro.
Today’s post is a series of links to some new personal growth podcasts you may find valuable. The first is an overview of the isa (Institute for Self Actualization) Experience, a weekend-long personal growth seminar that helped me change my life some 15 years ago. What is the isa Experience? The second is a little … More Personal Growth Podcasts
My son needed to make up a half credit of Algebra II to complete his graduation requirements. He attempted Credit Recovery (essentially, online summer school) for the same, with negative results. This program leaves out one of the most important components of education, which is the aid of a human being who can diagnose problems … More Tutoring for a Teenager
Follow your bliss. ~Jospeh Campbell Need I say more? On this Wisdom Wednesday, whatever brings you great joy or fear, do that thing.
Twice today, I was reminded how relaxation can benefit me in so many ways. The first time was when a support partner suggested a form of relaxation as a way to regain focus on a rather large goal. The second time was when the facilitator of another group led the group in a relaxation exercise. … More Relax
You are what you are and where you are because of what has gone into your mind. You can change what you are and where you are by changing what goes into your mind. ~Zig Ziglar On this Wisdom Wednesday (and my 200th post), if you are not content with what and where you are … More You are what you are…