Grace

What to do when life needs patience

It’s been a bumpy few weeks..hurts, physical and emotional, piling on, and patience for the needs of my life in short supply. I tripped and fell recently and broke a

Three character traits to shape your life

Character is the essence of being, and shapes choices, opportunities, relationships, and ultimately, destiny. Everyone is on a quest. We’re all seeking something. Most of us look for love, success,

Good for something

You are good. But it is not enough just to be good. You must be good for something. You must contribute good to the world. The world must be a better place

Unselfish giving: be a light to your world

I like to think I’m the giving type, and I want to be transparent about what I do. I try to practice unselfish giving. Do you realize every human interaction

I get to…

Some days I need a re-set. Most of the time I’m on the up side of life, and I feel it. I have a smile, and a spring in my

Stories I tell myself

Funny how pride can trip you up. Funny how it can blind you to reality, especially when part of what you’re proud of is that you always live in reality.

Today’s Grace

My truth

Are you a truth-teller? A truth-seeker? I like to think I am. But while there are “real” truths…facts like 2 + 2 = 4, and forces like gravity, that will

Spirit of gratitude

“Gratitude precedes the miracle.” The first time I read that I thought the words implied some sort of magic formula: if you live a life of gratitude, more good things

Bare necessities

I’m wandering around in the little apartment that is a temporary home, looking for things I know I brought over, wondering how anything could be lost in this small space.