A Purpose Full Life

Everybody can be great, because everybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t have to make your subject and your verb agree to serve….You only need a heart full of grace, a soul generated by love. –Martin Luther King, Jr. I believe having a purpose is about serving. Continue reading “A Purpose Full Life”

Random Thoughts

Scientists estimate that humans can have up to 80,000 thoughts a day. Most of these are random thoughts. Some thematic thoughts take up more space than others creating habitual thinking patterns.  Thinking patterns can be negative or positive. Depending on how much time is allotted to these thoughts, ones mood, physical, mental and spiritual wellContinue reading “Random Thoughts”

Flashing Neon Lights

Earlier today I read this quote and found it to be quite comforting. I also find it to be a wholehearted responsibility to follow one’s calling. A calling is a sense that your very being is implicated in what you do. You feel that you fit into the scheme of things when you do thisContinue reading “Flashing Neon Lights”

Free Range

About 8 years ago we introduced chickens into our backyard and our lives.  Initially, we wanted chickens for their fresh eggs. We had heard they were fun to have.  Little, did we know about their unique personalities and the lessons that they would be teaching. As the years have gone by I have grown accustomedContinue reading “Free Range”

Living in Challenging Times

Recently, there was a shooting in a High School. There have been too many shooting in schools across the country and like my community members, I am deeply saddened about this. As a person, I cried for the families who have been forever changed by this act.  As a parent, I already hug my childrenContinue reading “Living in Challenging Times”

Making a Choice

The Dalai Lama in the “Art of Happiness” states that Happiness is within us and to the extent we ae happy is because we make the choice to be happy. By training our mind we can  choose thoughts, behaviors and habits that lead us towards happiness. Really Happiness is always there within us so essentiallyContinue reading “Making a Choice”

A Nest

I enjoy all the seasons to an extent. This time of October is especially beautiful as the leaves change color and even though the days are getting cooler, the sun is bright and everything looks vibrant.. Recently, I found a nest in my garden as I was doing some fall pruning.  The nest was beautifullyContinue reading “A Nest”

“Expect to have…

“Expect to have hope rekindled. Expect your prayers to be answered in wondrous ways. The dry seasons in life do not last. The spring rains will come again” Sara Ban Breathnach As I write this there are freezing temperatures in several states and rain, in much of the other states. Regardless of where you areContinue reading ““Expect to have…”