Four Days Before Christmas and …

As this is posted, it’s four days before Christmas. I’m in Missouri with the Midgorden clan and we’re having a wonderful time. Since the election, I’ve been soothing my frazzled nerves by watching lots of Christmas movies. I don’t watch the news and have even cut back on my check-ins on social media since I’mContinue reading “Four Days Before Christmas and …”

It was the Best of Times, It was the Worst of Times

“The truth is, we are all one connected thing.” ~ Ellen DeGeneres “The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.” ~ Albert Camus “Countless scientific studies show that steeling yourself against the negative, preparing for the worst, actually putsContinue reading “It was the Best of Times, It was the Worst of Times”

It’s An Opportunity

Like many people I thought that once the elections were over, we would have some peace from the political insanity. Nope. Not gonna to happen. But maybe that’s a good thing. Like many of you, I’m exhausted. But I just keep thinking that I have to continue plugging along trying in my small way toContinue reading “It’s An Opportunity”

My Life Flows On In Endless Song

“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” ~ Wayne Dyer This morning I woke up with one of my favorite hymns in my head. “My life flows on in endless song; Above earth’s lamentation I hear the real though far off hymn That hails a new creation.Continue reading “My Life Flows On In Endless Song”

The Gifts of Controversy

“Words are singularly the most powerful force available to humanity. We can choose to use this force constructively with words of encouragement, or destructively using words of despair. Words have energy and power with the ability to help, to heal, to hinder, to hurt, to harm, to humiliate and to humble.” ~ Yehuda Berg “WeContinue reading “The Gifts of Controversy”