The Illness of Discord…

The illness of discord is more contagious than any virus we know of today (my unscientific evaluation)!  It seems easier to get on the bandwagon of disunity in a society focused on seeing the ‘ain’t it awful’ or ‘ain’t they awful’; rather than being ‘thankful’...

IS IT ME, OR IS IT THE TIMES?

Recently, I decided to get serious about finishing a book I started writing in 1998.  The title is: THE LISTENING AND THE KNOWING… a journey of life and purpose.  My return to this work has taken me on a journey of discovery that I have always been curious...

LIFE LESSONS FROM A PUMPKIN AND A GOURD

  Reading a friend’s recent Face Book posting about a plant and its story, I was reminded of an important life lesson and decided to share it. The story begins with pumpkins and gourds that were discarded last year into a leaf compost pile after thanksgiving.  Now one...

THE FIXERS…

This morning I got up with a headache and went to the medicine drawer to check out my pain pill stash.  Upon reviewing the results claimed by each fixer… I had an epiphany! Every person in our society experiences some sort of pain at times, whether it is a physical,...

LESSONS FROM A GIRAFFE

GIRAFFE TEACHINGS Recently, a friend came through Nashville for a brief reunion.  Since he knew my favorite animal is the giraffe he surprised me with a neck décor of a brass giraffe.  I was so excited!  I loved the smile the little giraffe had on his face and the...