As I’ve gotten older (and I like to think wiser), I’ve realized the importance of forgiveness.   I also have noticed that those that fail to see the importance- those that carry around anger, hate, hurt and resentment of things that happened in the past, are in some ways still allowing that moment in time control […]



As I mentioned yesterday- Desere and I went to the movies last night to see the movie based on Liz Gilbert’s book entitled Eat, Pray, Love. I first heard of the book when Gibert was on Oprah and then again when I saw Julia Roberts (who played Liz Gilbert in the movie) on the Oprah […]



Repeat after me- Ok, you don’t have to, but when I read this, I felt as though it was written for me. I’m going to add it to my phone, my fridge and any place else where it can reach out, grab me and serve as a reminder. ” Most barriers to your success are […]



I’m a firm believer that nothing happens by accident. When something happens, regardless of how great or how tragic, there is a reason behind it and a lesson to be learned. We may not see that lesson until much later, but the lesson is there just waiting to be discovered. Today- I found the following […]



When Marcel came home from work today, he came in with a package from home. It was a belated birthday gift from my friend Amy that I’ve been reconnected with recently on Facebook. When I opened it, I literally squealed. Not only did she send me the most beautiful card, but she also sent me […]



We are never more discontented with others than when we are discontented with ourselves. ~Henri Frederic Amiel My friend Sally posted this on Facebook earlier, and being one that loves quotations, I swiped it from her. I also happen to like things that cause me to pause, and consider the words carefully and how they […]



I often find it interesting how certain events in our life find us at a crossroads where we are faced with the decision of which ‘road’ to take. Neither is necessarily the ‘wrong’ path, but one is usually more fruitful than the other. Truth is- in the past, 9 out of 10 times, I’d do […]



To be nobody but yourself–in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else– means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting. – EE Cummings, poet I thought that while Marcel was watching soccer, that I’d turn MY computer on for […]



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  We cannot control the past. We cannot control the future. What we DO have right in front of us, is TODAY & this very moment … And it IS what counts the most. So make the most of it! I came across these ‘words of wizdom’ a little earlier today, and I couldn’t help […]



A healthy body is a guest-chamber for the soul; a sick body is a prison. – Francis Bacon This morning, I found the above quotation in my ‘inbox’, and it caused me to pause and think about the magnitude of those words. While I was sitting here ‘pondering’, the telephone rang, and I saw from […]

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