Quotes

Keeping faith with self – the power of self-discipline

In the hustle-bustle of life, where are you? We’re accustomed to getting our work done to meet deadlines and others’ demands. We’re accustomed to taking care of others. What are

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,

Getting enough love? Or giving enough?

  9.05.2017   Love, Quotes   No comments

I used to wonder if I got enough love. There’s a line in the movie, Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood, where the main character asks her dad if he

Graduation Day: Welcome to adulthood!

We’re in that season…the season of beginnings, endings, ceremony, commencement speeches. This weekend I’m attending a family college graduation. I was not asked to give the speech. But this is

Nuisance or soothing? All in the framing.

This summer we stayed in a house that was situated next to a stream. The house wasn’t air-conditioned, and even in the temperate climate of Hawaii, it was stuffy without

Hungry for change? 10 steps to a future you

Are you hungry for change in your life? How hungry? Mildly bored and open to change? Or aching, longing, desperate for new and different? You know where you fit. But

Take another look: finding new wisdom

I’ve noticed a trend in books and articles in the past few years. It seems a popular approach to creating a best-seller book or a viral post is to identify

From sea to shining sea

There is some good in this world, and it’s worth fighting for.   ~ J.R.R. Tolkien June 2016. This is a crazy time…US politics are surreal, international politics are turned

Life Rules

We’ve finished the season of graduations, endings, ceremony, commencement speeches. I was not asked to give any speeches. But this is what I would say to kids in their first

Create an intentional life

When I think about my life, where I’m going, what helps me to make good choices, one of the keys is designing with intention. By designing, I mean taking stock

Love is

Love is perhaps the most over-used and least understood word in any language. And today, Valentine’s Day, it is especially overworked. Love is the key word in all the cards

Too busy to choose?

You should sit in meditation for 20 minutes a day, unless you’re too busy; then you should sit for an hour.   ~ Old Zen saying I find it easy