Tag Archives: courage

A Perfect Life Unglued

On a steaming summer day in 1977, I was walking across my living room when it hit me. I was never going to create a perfect life. I’d been trying for years to get everything in order so I could … Continue reading

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It’s 11:11, Again!

11:11. 12:12. 8:08. 1:00. Do you keep seeing the same numbers everywhere you look? License plates, clocks, billboards, restaurant menus, shampoo bottles, street signs? You’re receiving guidance. It’s your own intuition trying to get your attention. You can call this … Continue reading

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Who Needs Kindness?

Everyone needs kindness. Whether they “deserve” it or not. Haven’t you had a bad day when someone said or did one small thing that gave you a needed boost? The people most in need of  kindness are often the very … Continue reading

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The Gift of Presence

One fall weekend our family visited Bosque del Apache wild bird refuge near Soccoro, New Mexico, to watch Sandhill cranes, Canadian geese and wild ducks launch off the winter migration refuge ponds at sunrise, honking as they headed out for … Continue reading

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The Gift of Apology

I stood at our spiritual center’s pulpit on a Sunday morning, speaking about the Bhagavad Gita’s virtue of non-anger. The following words slipped out of my mouth, “I’ve intentionally worked with no-anger for many years, and I don’t remember the … Continue reading

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Stop the victim act. You aren’t your trauma.

We aren’t our trauma. We are the Awareness that observes the trauma. If we believe we are that trauma, we will immerse ourselves in it, swim in it, and that’s all we see. On the other hand, if we are … Continue reading

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Let’s Ride This Election Tornado!

Let’s ride this tornado! Upset by recent elections? That’s okay. Delighted at recent elections? That’s okay, too. This is called CHANGE. We’ve wanted change for years. We’ve demonstrated, written, sang, hollered, cried, commiserated, and demanded change. Now that it’s arrived, … Continue reading

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Tildy’s Musings: We meet Tildy.

Tildy McWallen ran her life the way she ran her mouth – full speed ahead. It isn’t that she wanted to; it just sorta worked out that way. Her Momma reminded her constantly. Don’t. That’s all she said. Just Don’t. … Continue reading

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15 Personal Rights That Build a Confident Life

Frustrated with life? Early in my life, I realized my “niceness” made me a doormat. I railed against the injustice of trying to be a kind, productive, creative person, while feeling taken advantage of and not respected for my suggestions. I … Continue reading

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Why today is the right day to transform your life

When you are fed up with life the way it is, and finally ready to transform it, any day is the right day. When is the ideal time to make changes in life? Right now. Today. This article includes practical … Continue reading

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