Exploring for the Deeper Meanings

This past week ended up to be an eventful one for our family. My mother who is ninety-two years old had not been feeling well for the past couple of weeks. We noticed that she was gaining weight in her abdominal area and she was napping a lot more than usual. I took her to see… 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

Is Your Life Calm… or Chaotic?

In today’s world,  it seems like many of us are trying to find time to have a minute or two of reprieve from the demands we have chosen in our lives.  Yes… I said CHOSEN.  How many of us have chosen careers where we are spending 50, 60, 70 or even 80 hours a week because… Read More

Grieving Greg…

Greg I had a brother I never met… but I have known him since I was a child… I have always had a strong sense of curiosity and as a child I loved to sit on the floor in the attic, looking at my parent’s photo albums.  One day I came across a manila envelope… Read More

Live Simply…

“Live simply so others can simply live” This was the saying my girlfriend had tattooed on her shoulder several years ago as a way to stay connected to her mom who had died in a car accident a few years earlier.  Her mom was one of the most gentle souls I have ever known and… Read More