Category: life lessons

The Ol' Dirt Road

They say life is a highway. But I took the ol’ dirt road, and I’m glad I did. Sure, it’s been full of bumps and potholes. There’s been plenty of mud-filled ruts, and even a few washouts along the way. And I’ve been stuck…

World Kindness Day

Kindness is choice, and it is a lifestyle… It is the practice or quality of being kind, considerate, or helpful, without expecting anything in return. It is a friendly behavior, showing compassion and mercy. Simply put, it is a state of being or lifestyle….

Dealing with Delays and Setbacks

The best plans… “The best-laid plans of mice and men often go awry. No matter how carefully a project is planned, something may still go wrong with it”. The saying is adapted from a line in “To a Mouse,” by Robert Burns, and it…

Avoiding Division on Social Media

I’d like to share an article written by my friend, Les Ey, regarding the rampant division, anger, and animosity being incited across social media and various news outlets. Avoiding Division on Social Media by Les Ey Since the rise of the internet and social…

Living With Migraine Aura…

I began experiencing migraine auras about 4 years ago, though I’ve suffered the migraine headaches since childhood. The headaches are always intense, very painful, and debilitating. Most often, I become nauseous and weak from the attacks. When I experienced my 1st migraine aura, I…

The Soul of Autumn

Last night was an evening of poetry and music, and melancholy reflections. The coolness of the gentle rain brought a reminder that Summer here is quickly coming to an end, as witnessed by the full blooming of the fireweed, and the ripening berries on…

A Day of Remembrance and Thankfulness

Today is Christian’s birthday. He would have been 17 years old today. For the past couple of weeks, I have tried to avoid thinking about this day. The pain of missing him is quite unbearable at times, and his birthday is one of the…

Just One More Day

This morning I took a trip down memory lane, as I do from time to time. I try not to dwell in the past, but there are some lessons of life that are good to be reminded of occasionally. I found this post that…

The War Within Us

We all have positive and negative emotions inside of us, it’s just a part of human nature. But it’s what we focus our thoughts and attention to that influences the choices we make, choices that create the life we live.

Pay It Forward Thursday #2

When we make the little acts of kindness a regular habit, we create a change in the world around us, making it a better place for us all.

%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this: