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MEDITATE – CALM THE MIND AND THE BODY

October 14, 2016 | Uncategorized

I’m flying – I’m flying. I am soaring above the houses looking down. The perspective is not the same. The view of life is different when one is flying high in the sky. Looking down from the window of an airplane changes the scope. The houses and buildings look smaller. The cars riding on the

LIVING LIFE AT A RAPID SPEED

September 30, 2016 | Uncategorized

Time is flying – rush here, rush there.  Jump out of bed in the morning.  Eat breakfast hurriedly. Open the computer to get the latest email and news. Record tv programs I want to  watch when I have the time. Is the mail here yet? I have to exercise.

There is  much to do every

THE PAST FIGHTS THE PRESENT 9-1-16

September 17, 2016 | Uncategorized

My biggest hurdle is not to go to the past. RUMINATE! RUMINATE! My brain can be filled with stories of what I did. Why did I do it? If only I could change it. I write in my head the scenario of how I should have handled one or many situations. It starts to take

HAPPY ON THE OUTSIDE – CRUMBLING ON THE INSIDE

September 9, 2016 | Uncategorized

Our porch outside our living room is deteriorating and has to be replaced. It was discovered after a leak appeared. The tile was removed. The cement underneath was disintegrating. Everything looked fine on the outside with just a few clues there might be a problem. Well, the problem was huge, the porch could have fallen

THE WORD IS IN TURMOIL

August 20, 2016 | Uncategorized

The world is in such turmoil. It is easy to become negative and full of fear. We turn on the TV and find out about another killing or killings. Panic can weave it’s way into our psyche. The airwaves are filled with what can happen if we are not on guard constantly.

Injustice is prevalent.

FREEDOM COMES FROM CHOICE

July 26, 2016 | Uncategorized

Little did I know that my journey would continue to take me on a road full of learning and awakening. My life seemed to be sewn up in the past, present and future. The past was in a box, the present in the moment, the future a compilation of the past and present.

A new

FIREWORKS ARE EXPLODING, SOMETHING WENT WRONG

July 19, 2016 | Uncategorized

Fireworks are exploding, something went wrong. Children are running to get away from the fire. What started out to be a beautiful vision became harmful. Danger enters our lives. We want to run. That is a natural reaction. To protect ourselves, we have to handle each situation differently. If it’s a fire, we have to

LIFE IS LIKE THE SEA, IT CAN BE STORMY OR CALM

July 12, 2016 | Uncategorized

There are people on a raft in the middle of a deep lake. A storm roars across the water causing waves to form and the raft to bob in the water. The people hang onto the raft and one another for dear life. Fortunately the raft doesn’t tip. The fingers on the hands of some

LIVING WITH A BIPOAR CHILD

July 2, 2016 | Uncategorized

i know what it is like to live with a bipolar child. I know the anguish, fear and worry that goes long with that. My son, Forrest, showed the first signs of that brain disease when he was in 9th grade. I felt responsible…that I had not been a good mother. “If only I had