How we love matters

It’s not what we love but HOW we love that matters.  Why? Conditional and Unconditional love influences our patience, kindness and forgiveness toward ourselves and others.  It influences how we remember yesterday and sets expectations for today. Conditional love is an if love – if you do this then _____.  Unconditional love acknowledges all have […]

How determined?

If you and I are determined to pass through the invisible boundaries of biases, grievances, disappointments and hurts then we will advance with success. The question is now is how determined are we?

Time out breaks….A MUST

You and I need time out breaks.   A break from the tasks at hand, to de-stress and re-balance. A time out break is one coping strategy that keeps us motivated, engaged and focus to complete what is before us.   It is a time of refreshing and renewing for the body, mind and spirit. Time out […]

Values – they are important

It is our values, our standard of excellence, that define what we deem important, worthwhile and important. It is our values that: promise we will be respectful to ourselves and others initiate a choice with concern on its impact promote us to lead by example, say what we mean and mean what we say define […]

Darkness, it’s truth

Many equate darkness with challenging times, but, is it true? The truth is life was experienced through darkness.  The minute we were born we went from the darkness of our mother’s womb into light. we plant seeds deep in the darkness of the soil to germinate and grow toward the light. the darkness of the […]

Rite of Passage

Everyday you and I transition to something, someone or someplace.  These transitions are called Rites of Passage. Many will be planned like a wedding, many unplanned like the death of a loved.   In either case, planned or unplanned, transitions happen.  And, how you and I choose to label them (this is good this is […]

Two Voices

You and I have two internal voices – one whispers you can, the other shouts you can’t.  Which one we listen to is our choice. The bumble-bee wanted to fly and, in my  imagination I can hear its internal conversation …..I think I can, but the odds say I can’t… that may be, but something […]

Oh yes you can!

When we find ourselves thinking it’s to late for me or hear ourselves repeating  ‘I’m too old,’ stop and remember, At 69, Ronald Reagan was elected President.  He never thought, I’m too old! At 79, Ben Franklin created bi-focal lens.  Ben never said, I can’t At 80, Christine Brown climbed The Great Wall of China.  Christine always thought and knew […]

What’s my story NOW!

From the beginning it has been and always will be your story.  However, in the past, you may have handed over your pen to others allowing them to direct and produce the story for you; BUT, at what price? So today, I ask, “Have you had enough and, are you ready to take back your […]

Think about this?

If we believed life is impermanent and every feeling a passing memory,  never to be experienced the same again, would we treat every feeling as a precious moment?  Would our actions and words be more from the heart, not the head? And, if we did live our lives in an impermanent way, wouldn’t we be […]