One day, we wake up and find ourselves alone. Suddenly we are empty nesters. It was easy to laugh and joke about it as we anticipated this moment. We couldn’t wait “to do our own thing”, “have the house to ourselves”, and “be free at last”. The reality, however, is quite different.
Every day you have a choice ~ to dwell on the past or focus on today. Ask yourself: what can I do today to bring me one step closer to my dream? You do have today…this moment…now. You owe
Today is my mother’s 100th Birthday. Though she did not live to blow out the conflagration on her birthday cake, I think she would have liked to. All things being equal, the world conspired against that eventuality. My mother was
The only way to get what you really want is to let go of what you don’t want. ~ Iyanla Vanzant Getting what we want in life not only seems possible when we are young, but inevitable. Even in my
Most of us have items that we treasure, some we have carried with us for many years. One of mine is a copy of Desiderata. Some time back in the sixties when I was in college I discovered this poem
My mother lived to be ninety-seven years old. Born in 1911 she saw the world undergo enormous changes. She lived a life that was not without its problems, but always seemed to find a way to give to those in