An Open Letter

When you squeeze the toothpaste out of the tube, you cannot put it back in. The same can be said about the words that come out of our mouths. Once they come out, they cannot be put back in.   Words are powerful in both positive and negative ways. To build a culture of kindness, […]

Food for Thought

Statistics show us the world’s population is aging. Getting old is not so bad considering the alternative. So, let’s take a humorous look at aging, but first, a few statistics on aging.   In the United States, we have a group known as the Baby Boomers, people born in the years immediately after World War […]

The Role of Free Will and Choice

Still plagued by your past? Then this post is for you, but only if you want to be free, only if you want to know the open-heartedness and enthusiasm for life that come with making peace with the past.   I had a conversation some years back with someone who had been struggling emotionally and […]

An Open Letter

This month you might think, based on the above picture, I am going to tell you how to live in a constant state of love and positivity. That is not the case, nor is it realistic. The truth does not cease to exist when it is forgotten. As we live our lives, we inevitably encounter […]

Food for Thought

GRIEF STAINS EVERYTHING   If we could learn to think better, we can ultimately learn to live better. It is crazy to see all of the beauty that comes from incredible pain. Life is unpredictable, but it does not mean we are powerless, or we do not have many options to create meaning and find […]

The Role of Free Will and Choice

This week I had been thinking of the people I encounter that are hard on themselves in some way. There is this underlying feeling of stress and pain driven by disappointment in themselves, anger at themselves, or constant belief that they are inadequate. I believe we can all relate to this on some level.   […]

An Open Letter

We are all looking forward to living life after the pandemic. Exactly when that is going to be, none of us really know.   Shoes are mentioned often in the bible, usually symbolizing our direction and life path. We wear them to protect our feet from the elements when the ground beneath them is too […]

The Role of Free Will and Choice

1 Corinthians 16:13, NIV: “Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be courageous; be strong.”   I am sitting here staring at this post begging God to put into words the impressions on my heart. Let’s talk about courage.   What does it take when we choose to engage in a better world? […]

Food for Thought

Sunday Soul – Lutions   The sharpest weapon we have against anxiety, negativity and stress is our ability to choose one present thought over another. Right now, is an opportunity to invest in the little things that matter most.   The goal is to change your response to what you can’t control; to grow so […]

An Open Letter

We will all face death and judgment one day. The stress of our souls comes from our awareness. There is life after this one, and we need to prepare for it.   Inner peace is something incredibly hard to achieve, even to explain. You have to train your mind not to be phased by something […]