Life’s Highway

Life’s Highway

From my book “Soul in Control: Reflections of a Reformed Superwoman” (Balboa Press, 2012) I reinvented myself when life took a sharp right turn.  I thought I was on a nice paved road – despite a few potholes and definite twists and turns.  But when I was...
R E S P E C T and 20 Ways to Find It

R E S P E C T and 20 Ways to Find It

With the passing of the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, and the song “Respect” playing in a loop in my head, I thought it worthwhile to look at this concept of Respect and how to get it. I was always told that you earn respect, which implies action on your...
Being of Service

Being of Service

I believe in being of service to others. It’s the right thing to do and I was taught that at an early age. I grew up watching my mother volunteer at my school, doing everything from baking cakes for the school carnival, to serving on the PTA, to being a room...
Be Kind

Be Kind

As I walked through Penn Station yesterday, I was reminded of the scene I witnessed a couple of years ago, where a police officer was high-fiving a little girl whose mother looked distracted. It was such a kind moment. Later I saw the same officer and showed her the...
Go With The Flow

Go With The Flow

On my walk this morning I noticed a log that had gotten wedged over the edge of the falls. There it sat, helpless, a shadow of its old strong self. A victim of circumstance beyond its control. Or… I looked closer. The water was flowing in and around it, making it a...