The Practice of Forgiveness

  Forgiveness – such a noble concept, yet it can be so elusive in our human existence. Why is the practice of forgiveness so hard? Approximately 6 weeks ago, I felt like I was punched in the gut when I was on the receiving end of what I perceived as sarcasm, and hurtful words by… Read More

A Christmas Letter

  I started to write this post on the eve of the Winter Solstice in the Northern Hemisphere and now we are just a day before the celebration of Christmas. A time of reflection and a time of renewal as we look forward to the beginning of a New Year. I have been contemplating writing… Read More

A Vision Beyond a Lifetime

What does it take to have a vision that will last long beyond the lifetime of the person who initially birthed it? This was the question in my mind as I went on my walk yesterday afternoon – yes, these are the things that percolate in my brain when I am in my own thoughts.… Read More

Financial Freedom: From Fear to Faith

Last week, I hosted a Live Coaching event through Facebook on the topic of personal finance. My expertise on this topic has nothing to do with my formal education, but comes from an on-the-job training program that I have been attending for the past 59 years… a program from the curriculum from the School of Life. If you… Read More

The Spirit of ’76

Last evening, I had the honor of being a presenter at my 40th high school class reunion. The attendance was phenomenal for our small graduating class from 1976. The energy filled the event room as soon as people starting coming through the door as they recognized old friends and classmates. I joked during my presentation… Read More

Healing Ourselves Through Others

August has been a month of some incredible opportunities for me to witness the power of healing sad hearts and physical issues, by being in the company of other people who were willing to hold the space of love and comfort for others. Earlier this month, I went to Montana with a girlfriend to meet up with… Read More

A Family in Transition…

For Audio Version: http://www.audioacrobat.com/play/WVR8P9ks It has now been a year since my mom moved into our home. As I reflect back on the past twelve (12) months, I am amazed at where we are today compared to last year… Last year at the age of 90, my mom was showing signs of depression with deteriorating physical… Read More

The Summer Solstice…

This is the weekend of the Summer Solstice… the longest day of the year.  It also falls within the Gemini-Cancer Cusp of astrological theories, and this year, it is Father’s Day. I have so many thoughts rumbling around this brain of mine as I go into this weekend. As some of you know, I am in the… Read More

Healing the World, One Family at a Time…

Listen to my blog: http://www.audioacrobat.com/play/WybkNTpQ “The way you help heal the world is you start with your own family”  ~Mother Teresa~ My husband sent me a text with the above picture attached to it.  It honestly brought tears to my eyes as I reflected back on our twenty-three years together as a family… My husband… Read More

Glasses houses can be broken…

People in glass houses should not throw stones… A glass house is only a stone’s throw away from breaking… unless of course, it is made out of bullet proof glass.  Who wants to live in a bullet-proof house though?  I would think life would be pretty miserable to always be in fear that you are… Read More