Dug made it clear he wasn’t going to let me get any work done this morning. First, he came over and sat close to me while I was sitting at my desk. Then he moved […]
“You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.” – Inigo Montoya, ~The Princess Bride (1987) Maybe Symbol, Status, and Personality by Samuel Ichiye Hayakawa might help. This book […]
Compassion doesn’t equal guilt. Feeling sorry for someone who’s experiencing difficulty serves no one. Unless that is, it helps you think you’re in a superior position. (side-eye) So if not guilt, then what? Well, remember, […]
Our hearts and minds are open to hearing those we love.
When we have a loved one's ear, remember to temper words with peace.
Someone once asked me if I graduated from college. And if I didn’t; how, as a single mother, did I raise college-educated daughters. Not only did my daughters graduate from one of the top universities […]
An impassioned voice is enough to awaken hearts and encourage others. Together, they will serve to amplify a message and rally the masses. In a democracy, where both hardened and enlightened hearts exist; can silence […]
“Thank you for flying, United,” I said to every one of the passengers as they deplaned onto the jet bridge leading into LAX, Los Angeles’s bustling airport. Before deplaning the Airbus 320, an elderly couple […]
The fastest way to know thyself is to be consumed by the flames of your own passion, Or is it?
“Spoken words are ephemeral but the written word is permanent. What most people, or at least the unsuccessful ones, are unaware of is that life gives us exactly what we ask from it.” Currently rereading […]
Live your life for approval and you’ll sabotage your efforts every time. Live for yourself and you’ll be 100% Successful. A message to my daughters
Spiritual closets can be great hiding places for secrets. Unfortunately, one wrong word could set them free for all to see.
What is the definition of marriage? A NYT article presents one version that seems impossible to maintain. Here’s why.