Tag Archives: empowerment

Where Choices Take Us

I woke up this morning with thoughts about life choices flowing into my mind.  So I created this accompanying image as a reminder and filed it away. Then got a call from a friend who just lost his wife. What … Continue reading

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5 Makeup Tips for Women over 50 – Not

5 Makeup Tips for Women over 50.  6 Techniques Guaranteed to Please Women.  7 Fashion Mistakes Seniors Make.  8 Ways to Increase Your Social Rating. These catchy hints don’t reflect real life. I’d love to see the following headlines replace … 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 Compassion

It was time for our children’s Christmas nativity pageant at church, celebrating the birth of Christ.  As a little girl, I knew that some blessed, fortunate, and thoroughly envied girl’s doll would hold the distinct honor of being Baby Jesus. … 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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Wag More, Bark Less

I saw “Wag More, Bark Less” again on a bumper sticker yesterday. That slogan always brings chuckles. What a great reminder! How many times do we enthusiastically nod our head at a catchy phrase, and then move on without applying … Continue reading

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Say Yes! to Life

I’m increasingly determined to say Yes! to life on a higher level. I feel an inner push to express more freely, don’t you? If we hold back, we choke off life-energy. When is the last time you indulged in enthusiastic … Continue reading

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6 Centering Techniques from the Cat Sitting on my Keyboard

I sat down to write a blog post and our cat arrived with his own version of inspiration. Purring. Begging for scritches behind his ears. Rubbing against my right hand as I tried to move the mouse. Pawing at the … 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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