Self Love

There are many qualities and attributes that we are born with that are genetic, environmentally based or just part of our spirit. Then there are qualities that we have to earn and develop, wether through hard work, modeling someone else’s behavior or finding mentors and guides to assist in our development.Much of what we aspire…

The Exchange

As we get older, we seemingly get more afraid and more singular. Our points of view get more narrow. We lose our ability to say YES and a knee-jerk NO becomes more of our “Go-To”. Many things can accelerate the process: financial hardship, an ill-timed health crisis, or cultural and global threats. There is an aggregated…

A Momentary Glimpse

Heartbreak. Heartache. Heart sick.  I can’t believe I haven’t had another heart attack. I don’t know what’s keeping my heart pumping. I don’t know why my blood pressure and my resting heart rate are so low and normal.  It doesn’t make sense.  I can’t tell what is real or imagined. I’m walking through life as if…

Evolution

Life’s not fair, that’s for certain. Otherwise, intoxicated people would drive over serial killers and pedophiles rather than young children and pregnant women.Nothing is fair, except evolution- People’s personal evolution.Evolution is fair. We all have something that is particular to us, that we need to work out while we are here. Whether it’s God-given or environmentally…

Control

We are all controlling, it’s just a matter of degrees and dosage. Maybe a better way to look at it is- we are all attempting to get control in a world that is out of control. Somehow, we forget that we are spinning through space at 1700km/hr. You would think we would be a species determined by…

Poem

I am scared. I am lonely. I am not certain if one begets the other but they seem kindred. However, the derivation of kindred is kind, and this coupling doesn’t feel kind. Maybe related would be better put. I am at a loss. I know I am not alone, there are many fellow travelers on…

New Year

“A long December and there’s reason to believe Maybe this year will be better than the last.”                               – COUNTING CROWS We don’t know but we can always HOPE- seemingly there are more Covid breakouts now than ever. We certainly have a viral connection. It’s not like the sixties where we were connected through a similar…

SELF-CARE

SELF-CARE – Breck’s Definition: The actions you take that provide the catalyst to less “Noise” and greater well-being. SELF-CARE is specific to the individual but essential for all of us. Knowing what you need and then providing it for yourself takes some time and a good deal of personal inventory.Because of our own issues, many of…