The third-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the majority. The second-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the minority.  The first-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking~A.A. Milne Continue reading Thinking

No More Compromises

My heart tells me that the time of compromise has passed. Now, the work I do must nourish me and heal the  earth and free me from restrictions. The question on my mind may be if my new venture will be successful or not. That  is the wrong question though. I needn’t wonder if success … Continue reading No More Compromises


“No man is an island, entire of itself.  Every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main.”  That excerpt from the poem by John Donne could apply to everyone. You sometimes feel alone. When you feeling particularly melancholy, you may not believe you have much impact on the lives of those … Continue reading Melancholy

Vent To A Mushroom

   If you were to shake up a can of soda pop and then pull the tab to open it, soda would fizz to the top and spill out over the sides of the can. It’s a lot like keeping your emotions bottled up inside.  You may think that it’s best now to hide something … Continue reading Vent To A Mushroom

Turn Your Attention Outward

You may be feeling very deprived, overwrought, overburdened, under appreciated, and out of touch with the world that immediately surrounds you. You have become focused on yourself, and too enmeshed in your own problems. It’s time to turn your attention outward, even though you may feel that you are the one who needs attention. If … Continue reading Turn Your Attention Outward