3. Boundaries expose contrasting values In mid-March many states activated a Stay at Home order and some a Shelter in Place order to protect their citizens from the spread of Corona virus. These orders essentially brought a sudden stop to our way of life, but assisted in our ability to stay alive! However, differences in … Continue reading What Have we Learned? Part 3
2. Change has invited itself. Will you embrace it? Have you ever had an unexpected guest show up at your door? You’re sitting at home minding your own business, performing your regular routine and all of a sudden your doorbell rings or you hear a knock at the door? The first thought that comes to … Continue reading What Have We Learned Part 2
These days are certainly challenging and much different then we would have ever imagined a year ago and even a quarter ago. There is no return to normality as we learn to live through global crisis, determine best practices and adapt to living more consciously. As we listen to news reports and press briefings while … Continue reading What Have We Learned?
The times that we are living in are trying, can seem devastating and yet they remain stimulating. The question is what are they stimulating? We see that various people deal with the instability and prospective insanity of the days that we live in differently. Some allow the uncertainty and uniqueness of the situations that are … Continue reading When Your Heart is Overwhelmed
Corona your name may mean crown but I refuse to let you rule I will remain cautious and diligent to wash my hands and stay away. You won’t play me like a fool! But, I won’t lose my faith and let go of my peace. I refuse to allow selfishness to drive me beyond what … Continue reading Message to Corona
In the Fall of the year we are in awe of the magnificent beauty and splendor of the coloring of the foliage. But all to soon the leaves begin to fall and vacate their home on the branches and blanket the forest floor with the remnants of what was. Before winter arrives the trees that … Continue reading Have you Lost Your Leaves?
I am an early riser, always have been with no plans to change. I enjoy the quiet moments at the dawning of a new day. The instants before the lights are turned on, the neighbors garage doors start going up and down, and before the alarm clock beeps, sings or whatever it is programmed to … Continue reading The Promise of a New Day
Finding Significance in Seemingly Insignificant Things There is a story in the bible found in 2 Kings 5. The story is written about the great warrior and Syrian captain Naaman. It chronicles his quest to be healed of the dreadful disease of leprosy. The other key figure in the story is the renowned prophet Elisha. … Continue reading The Little Maid
12 Down 12 is not a large number, but its significance is relevant based on the situation. In currency, to most American adults 12 will not pay a bill or hardly buy a fast food meal for one, but to a child of 5 or 6 years old it is enough to buy a dozen … Continue reading On A Different Note
I worked with a gentleman from England who spoke about being “tea total”. I had never heard the term before, so he explained that Teetotalism is the practice or promotion of complete personal abstinence from alcoholic beverages. I also did not know that tea is the most widely consumed drink in the world. (It is … Continue reading Tea Total