Did a bird just fly by your window? Is that the sound of a squirrel cracking a nut in the tree outside your door? Did you just hear the distant clap of thunder? You may be having a hard time concentrating on the work at hand because of so many distractions. Or at least that … Continue reading A Break from Restriction
Grandma Moses, a renowned American folk artist, did not begin painting in earnest until she was seventy-eight years old. Today her works are in the collections of many museums, they have sold for millions of dollars, and the images adorn greeting cards and other merchandise. Unlike other many other artists, Moses enjoyed adulations and accolades … Continue reading Wonderful Possibilities
Every night in a comedy club in cities far and wide, hopeful comedians take the stage with creative routine that they hope will make people laugh. Sometimes the audience doesn’t think the jokes are funny. Sometimes they are offended. Sometimes they don’t understand the routine. But then sometimes the audience erupts in raucous laughter, and … Continue reading The Mirror Never Lies-Be You!
~For the next trick I will make everyone understand me~Unknown~ There, I am compassionate! I share it, I encourage it, I stand up for it. No one is compassionate to me. All my life I have done more good than bad. I have had my share of selfish acts and unthoughtful ways. Does not a … Continue reading Is There Compassion for Me?
Sexy doesn’t impress me, smart impresses me, strength of character impresses me. But most of all, I am impressed by kindness, Kindness I think, comes from learning hard lessons well, from falling and picking yourself up. It comes from surviving failure and loss. It implies an understanding of human condition, forgives its many flaws and … Continue reading Impress Me
Inject yourself each morning with a dose of respectability, respect and discipline. Add compassion to the list, and life is beautiful. Continue reading Life is Beautiful