Recent Thoughts

  • Saturday, May 29th, 2021Happy Birthday

    Today I am 21,543 days old.  I was born on May 29th, 1960, 21,543 days ago. Happy Birthday to me and you. Why do we celebrate a birthday only one day a year? What about the other 364 days? Why not celebrate life every day? We can CHOOSE to make every day, a day for celebration! When […]

  • Sunday, March 21st, 2021The Space Between

    Do you have a “Space Between”? Have you ever felt the pang of regret after you said or did something in anger, wishing you could just “un-say” it or magically turn back the clock and erase the offending moment. I have a few suggestions that may help. Anger shatters our spiritual calm. Some of us show […]

  • Saturday, March 20th, 2021Life is Hard

    Life is hard, but we can make it good. When I look at my life and at the lives of others, it is clear that pain is part of life. We cannot escape this truth. Life is often not fair, but it is for us to choose how we will respond to what life presents […]

  • Friday, March 19th, 2021Today is the First Day

    The old saying goes, “Today is the first day of the rest of your life”. Do you believe it?  Do you live it?  I try every morning. Today is a completely new day and it’s mine to do with as I please. What happens to me today will be completely new and different, and I […]

  • Thursday, March 18th, 2021Candles

    I love candles. I like to think of myself as a flaming candle, a source of light and warmth in the chilly darkness. My flame does not diminish even the slightest bit when I share it with other people. When we share something we love, something personal with family, friends or even acquaintances, it gives everyone […]