Monthly Archives: July 2018

  • Friday, July 6th, 2018

    Giving and Taking

    Are you a good giver? Are you a good taker? Give and take are opposite sides of the same coin. Without one, there can’t be the other. Generosity is a cycle. Are you a good giver and good taker? Love, kindness, compassion, and a simple smile are things that when given away, you end up […]

  • Thursday, July 5th, 2018


    I love to climb mountains. When we stand and look at a mountain, it looks awesome, majestic, and perhaps intimidating. To climb the mountain we need to select a route. Which approach will give us the best chance to reach the top? Which will provide a beautiful view? Is there risk? Which route is the […]

  • Wednesday, July 4th, 2018

    How’s it Going?

    I called a friend of mine yesterday and asked a simple question, “how’s it going”? His answer was not so simple. He said, “I’m at the beach with a friend. I love the beach, especially on the weekdays.  It’s the first time I’v’e been here all summer.  The weather is amazing, the water is so […]

  • Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018


    If I think about my life as a whole, it becomes overwhelming. If I think about what I need to do today things become much simpler. If I think about trying to be kind or generous or healthy for the rest of my life, its often too abstract. But of I think about how I […]

  • Monday, July 2nd, 2018

    Judgement Week

    A Spiritual Challenge for this week: What does your negative judgement or criticism of other people say about you? In our continuing effort to make our lives happier, more positive, less hostile, more calm, less confrontational and more peaceful we try to make or break habitual behavior. Each behavioral change begins with an awareness that […]

  • Monday, July 2nd, 2018

    Consider these thoughts…

    Hmmmm… “What do you call an animal that never feels distress, anxiety, fear, or pain? Extinct.”—Daniel Gilbert “Faith is a bird that feels dawn breaking and sings while it is still dark.”—Rabindranath Tagore “Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise.”—Freud “Great minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss wants, small minds discuss people.”– Laurence […]

  • Sunday, July 1st, 2018

    Today’s Weather Report

    Do you check the weather report before you leave your home each day?  Why?  Maybe, the weather forecast effects how you dress each morning or how you schedule your day’s activities. Does the weather influence your attitude? Can we influence the weather? I think we can. Consider these “weather conditions”….. A Stormy day…..Our outbursts of […]