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Words Matter
Verbal economics is choosing your words thoughtfully.  Think of it as money.  The more powerful, impactful your words – the more money you’re putting down.  It’s currency that you’re using with another human being. ~ Evy PompourasCIA Special Agent Just what if our words during this lifetime were limited?  Let’s imagine this as a game.  […]
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Prepare For Giving Thanks
Trust that you will always have whatever you need.Focus on being appreciative and grateful for all that you have.Clear out any surplus goods and recycle those items.Have faith in the natural abundance of life.Stop feeling sorry for yourself and instead be aware of the extraordinary number of resources you have available.Expand your interests by trying […]
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Be the Sculptor and the Marble
“We can write a meaningful lifetime script.  We will become both sculptor and marble. We will be the designer and the design.”~Bernard Strehler, Gerontologist  What an absolutely wonderful concept!  This idea that we are sculpting our life. It brings about the visual of a life of contemplated and deliberate creation.  I will tell anyone who asks […]
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Walk The Walk
“It is difficult to bring people to goodness with lessons, but it is easy to do so by example.”~ Seneca Let me tell you about this man I met quite a few years ago.  He’s not much for church-going.  He doesn’t quote scripture.  You won’t see him out picketing or expounding on what should be […]
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Finding Grace
“The act of staying present will heal you.  Obsessing about how the future will turn out creates anxiety.  Replaying broken scenarios from the past causes anger or sadness.  Stay here, in this moment.”~ Sylvester McNutt III Doesn’t it seem like grace is something supernatural? Like, perhaps, it is reserved for only spiritual leaders?  Or something […]
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The Contemplation of Death
For God’s sake, do not be afraid of death.  Try to learn what it’s saying to you.  Death is not a morbid thought.  Death is the greatest teacher of all of life.~ Michael A. Singer There is no one living on this earth who does not want to live.  No one leaves this earth that […]
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Media Mania
“If we are not prepared to think for ourselves, and to make the effort to learn how to do this well, we will always be in danger of becoming slaves to the ideas and values of others due to our own ignorance.”~ William Hughes, US Democratic Politician  The events in the past three months with […]
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Free Will
“Why, then, did God give them Free Will?  Because Free Will, though it makes evil possible, is also the only thing that makes possible any love or goodness or joy worth having.” ~ C.S. Lewis  When we chose this life on earth, our higher power gave us the gift of Free Will.  This is proven by […]