100 Days of Writing – Day Thirty-One

Fear – The Evil and Corroding Thread… I went to a meeting with some like-minded friends this morning and as I was the meeting chair, I had the job to come up with a topic. I had thought about it for quite a while and thought the topic of “fear” would be an excellent discussionContinue reading “100 Days of Writing – Day Thirty-One”

ADD in a Nutshell

The following excerpt from Edward Hollowell and John Ratey’s Driven to Distraction is a perfect assessment of what ADD is all about, at least for me. “Books, papers, odd socks, old letters, a few half-smoked packages of Marlboros, and other loose ends lay scattered about, much like the bits and pieces of cognition that wereContinue reading “ADD in a Nutshell”

Detachment is the freedom not to be angry or sad….

Reading #89 from “Let Go Now” by Karen Casey “Many would argue that we can’t keep our feelings separate from the actions of others or the circumstances that have befallen us. I am certainly not trying to convince you that this is an easy task, but it is doable. While I admit it has takenContinue reading “Detachment is the freedom not to be angry or sad….”

Day 1 of 23 in Self-Reflection

Today I start a conscious reflection of my life at this point in time. My thoughts wander from here to there and I’ve found that daily readings to start each day are a good source of motivation. One of my readings this morning came from the book Embraced by Lysa TerKeurst. It was recommended byContinue reading “Day 1 of 23 in Self-Reflection”

My thoughts on all that…

As we prepare to begin another school year, covid is raring its ugly head all over again. And with the resurgence comes so many questions about how to keep ourselves safe, especially younger folks that the delta variant of the virus seems to be affecting this time around. All the while, vaccinations and mask requirementsContinue reading “My thoughts on all that…”

Quotable Quotes – Synchronicity

“There are no coincidences. We meet people intentionally who have been put on our path for a reason– sometimes sooner, sometimes later. — Kenneth Harris “Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson “We are like islands in the sea,; separate on the surface but connected inContinue reading “Quotable Quotes – Synchronicity”

There is nothing to fear…

“The presence of fear is a sure sign that you are trusting in your own strength. The awareness that there is nothing to fear shows that somewhere in your mind, though not necessarily in a place you recognize as yet, you have remembered God, and let His strength take the place of your weakness. TheContinue reading “There is nothing to fear…”

Quote of the Day for Thursday, April 16th

“If we choose to focus on things that bother us, we will never be at peace. We will be at the mercy of those around us. The serenity to accept the things we cannot change must involve the ability to be patient with these things and decide that they will not alter our state ofContinue reading “Quote of the Day for Thursday, April 16th”