She will rise like the phoenix –
Perhaps to her surprise –
To love, care and warm
Wherever her soul should stride.
— “She Rests” Continue reading The Thing About Country Music
Check this out from the BBC , or this one from The Guardian, or this from the University of Oxford. Three reputable sources with the same story – the cuts in the United Kingdom have been disastrous — they have … Continue reading How We Can Do It
You’re not alone, we just aren’t face-to-face. I respect you and the decisions you make as you work to balance your needs with society’s demands and pressures. Continue reading I’m Still Here
With TV viewers increasingly turning to streaming services or fast-forwarding through commercials on their DVR, product placement is hotter than ever. Reality show contestants have to carry around a company’s mascot for an entire episode; there’s an entire show coming that’s just an ad for an app (it rhymes with “blazzam”). But did a classic […] via Doctors Say ‘General Hospital’ Made Character Ill Just To Advertise Drug — Consumerist Continue reading Seriously? Thanks for Highlighting This Consumerist!
Really, is this the health care the PEOPLE wanted? or the one the insurance companies, the rich, the healthy who believe those who aren’t are at fault wanted…yeah, I think this is their health care. Continue reading The Good and the Bad
You know how God is described as big and omnipotent? I find it interesting people want to be big and omnipotent too. It makes me wonder if there are spiritual genes. Genes passed to us from whatever created us, God or whatever … Continue reading Spiritual Genes
And since time can move me toward acceptance, but too much time can whiz me right past it, time is not the ‘key’ to acceptance. It is a constant effort which I believe has many facets – not the least of which is play or fun. It turns out, intensity does not lead me to acceptance either. It seems to come in a relaxed but aware state. Continue reading What Is Acceptance, Really?
The process is multi-layered, with me observing some aspects and struggling with others — perhaps this is always the case for me to some degree. Maybe it’s that way for everyone. Either way it brings me back to that horrible word, “balance”. Such an elusive concept, moments of balance for me are so “momentary”. Continue reading The Journey Begins
I shared through tears that although it did not look good now, I would sort out the pain of loss I was feeling and dedicate my life to demonstrating how motherly love helped mold a person capable of loving, happiness, service, caring, gratitude and all the other ingredients of life that lend themselves to providing more goodness to the world than we take from it. Continue reading One’s Journey Begets Another’s