How are you “being” during the holidays?

This month is flying by and next week is Thanksgiving!  It’s amazing how quickly the holidays are on the horizon. It’s always a time of year to focus on the things that we are grateful for rather than listening to all of the negativity we hear in the news. I...

Can You See Other’s Essence?

I have been at a standstill for words to share and waiting to hear what eventually will emerge. Sometimes the creative juices aren’t flowing with new insights. However, as I reflected on what I want to share, I am aware of something I have been experiencing. Many of...

Are You Giving to Get?

I just got off from a week spent with a grandson who was visiting which wasn’t so relaxing. It was fun, however, doing kids’ stuff, but I’m always amazed at how much energy kids have and what it takes to keep up with them. I have a lot of respect for mothers and now...

Are You Feeling Your Independence?

What does the 4th for July represent to you? When we think of what our country was founded on and what July 4th represents most would think Independence. Several years ago, I visited Williamsburg and was made much more aware of what Americans were fighting...

The Gift of Giving To Yourself

As the school year wraps up and the activities of the spring come to a close, its time to kick back and focus on nurturing yourself. Learning how to be more compassionate with yourself isn’t something that most of us do very easily. When I talk to people I am...