Reflections on Freedom – Why Freedom is Essential to Our Well-Being

This Labor Day Weekend we consider why freedom is essential to our well being.  Freedom is sacred; to be appreciated, cultivated, and protected. https://youtu.be/UczetMuLZxk

What is Real? Asked the Rabbit

From "The Velveteen Rabbit" https://youtu.be/M3ge9iLe-BE

Our Deepest Fear – Not

In 2014, Yahoo conducted a survey to identify The Top Ten Fears: Agoraphobia – fear of being trapped, such as a crowded event Trypophobia – fear of irregular patterns of holes or clusters, [...]

Why Are You Afraid of Self-Affirmation?

Over the years I’ve noticed an interesting pattern. Sometimes when a person wants to change a habit or a pattern, s/he is quick to self-judgment and is fearful – yes, fearful – [...]

What Does “Freedom” Really Mean?

Despite the complex challenges we face in our nation and in our world today, as Americans, we pause to celebrate The Fourth of July - our Independence Day. With gratitude, we reflect [...]

What’s the Difference Between a Visitor and a Guest?

“We are visitors on this planet. We are here for ninety or one hundred years at the very most.  During that period, we must try to do something good, something useful, with [...]

Be Our Gift

There’s nothing like a quiet breakaway to the mountains – away from the stimulating adrenaline rush of the city. The fresh, crisp air, the majesty of trees, rocks, streams, lakes, flowers, birds, [...]

How to Keep Damage From Controlling Your LIfe

Every day I hear fascinating stories. Stories of love, joy, happiness, and celebration.  I also hear stories of pain, suffering, grief, loss, tragedy and trauma. No one is exempt.  No one. Our [...]