Nature’s Tattoos

Nature’s Tattoos

A few years ago I noticed a brownish mark on my face.  Concerned that it may be something ominous, I went to the dermatologist.  Anxiously, I pointed it out to doctor, who took a minute to look at it before saying, “Oh Sweetie, that’s just an age spot.  We can just...
I’m Asking You To Be Quiet

I’m Asking You To Be Quiet

I’m asking you to be quiet. For your own good. Every morning, when I was a kid, I’d wake up, get dressed and head to the kitchen for breakfast, where I’d be greeted by the voice of… Bruce Grant on WOOD radio. My mother was also there, being busy at something which I...
3 Words to Help You Find Serenity

3 Words to Help You Find Serenity

I am a person who prides herself on being able to manage a lot at one time. I am capable of doing a variety of things and organized enough to have been able to manage a full-time job, a household of 3 kids, a husband, a dog and assorted other small animals, volunteer...
How I Learned to Grieve

How I Learned to Grieve

Here’s what I was taught about grief while growing up: Nothing. Here’s what I picked up about it: It’s ok to feel sad…for a little while – but then move on It’s scary My first remembered encounter with death was when I was 8. I remember answering the phone in the...
When Does Passion Become Workaholism?

When Does Passion Become Workaholism?

When does Passion become Workaholism? There is nothing like the rush you get when you are aligned with your passion and following your heart’s desire. You feel truly alive and time loses its grip on you. You can work through meals and are stunned to notice the sun is...