A Message to Motivate

I want to share something beautiful with you. Today I went to a 90th birthday party. The home was filled with love and life and laughter and joy and amazing positive energy. The vibe of appreciation was pulsating throughout the entire day by young people and old people alike. It was a celebration of love … Continue reading A Message to Motivate

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Fifty is an ‘F’ word

So I've started attending several 50th birthday parties of late. It is that period in my life where the people in my entourage are transferring over into the next decade. The Fifties!!!! Sigh Yeesh Whaaaat? Although I am still teetering on the edge of my forties; hanging on by a tiny little itsy bitsy thread, … Continue reading Fifty is an ‘F’ word

Hurricane Melancholy

This weekend, my baby boy will attend his high school prom. What?????  "Say that again slowly."  I say to myself with a deep sigh. I say it again and sit dumbfounded.  Thoughts begin to swirl like a hurricane picking up force in my brain. Another visit from hurricane Melancholy. The storm of sadness that comes to visit me now and again. Two things make this … Continue reading Hurricane Melancholy

Tasting The Bitter To Appreciate The Sweet

Life is all about contrast... You require the contrast of what you don't want so that you can figure out and decide what you do want. You need to experience some sorrow to be able to revel in the happiness. You have to live a little chaos to value and seek out the peace. Maybe … Continue reading Tasting The Bitter To Appreciate The Sweet

The Last Time

We never know when it's going to be the last time. The last time they hold our hand when we're walking with them. The last time they come to our bed at night when they are frightened. The last time they ask us to cut their food. The last time they fall asleep on our … Continue reading The Last Time