Do You Still Wonder?

Have shootings, fake news, a fluctuating economy, medical issues, or anything else about which you fret left you feeling lost? I get it. We live in a complicated world and it’s not always easy to be positive, hopeful, and happy. But just because something isn’t easy doesn’t mean we...

What Makes People So Mean?

Is Meanness Everywhere? Do you think there’s still a “middle ground” in existence in our world? I catch glimpses of it every day, but then I’m looking for it. Most of the time we are bombarded in the media with a form of rhetoric that is based more on...

Thank You, President Donald Trump

The title of this blog are words I thought I would never say. If you know anything about me and my political and social views, you know that I think the man is an abomination. Trump’s racist views, his total lack of respect for other people (even his own...

Why Is This Happening?

Understanding Tragedy Have you ever wondered why there are times when nothing goes right? The teachings of Ernest Holmes and other New Thought metaphysicians teach us that nothing happens to us that doesn’t happen through us. Unfortunately, if we leave ourselves there our misfortunes can become a huge self-blame...

Dear America:We Have a Problem!

Who doesn’t want to rid themselves of the persistent problems? Sure, humans thrive on a certain amount of problems and challenges; overcoming an obstacle is empowering. But isn’t enough enough at some point? Much like the rest of the world, the United States of America is divided. Don’t buy...

The Opioid of Choice

Masking Our Pain This blog isn’t about the opioid crisis. But the current epidemic use of opioids it a wonderful metaphor for another part of our lives. What do opioids do? More broadly, what do any painkillers do? They stop pain for a period of time. Or they at...

Rampages of Appreciation

How often do you get excited about something that has happened in your life? Think about that. (I’ll wait.) (Still waiting … don’t just read the blog … get a thought or two about that question, please?) Got it? Good. Now, tell me:  Was that excitement about something wonderful...

A Life Review – 4 Questions for Happiness

Are you getting what you want out of life? The self-righteous metaphysician might reply, with a slight smirk to indicate her superiority, “Dear, It’s not what you get out of life, but it’s what you put in that counts!” That’s true. It’s also as annoying as all get out...

Are Failures Really Success?

I love it when great advice seems to come from out of nowhere. Divine mind is always at work for us through universal principles, but there are times when a thought or answer comes through an unexpected channel. That gives me that “cosmic giggle” feeling. Every so often one...

Is Being Aware Being Careful?

What do you think of that title? Stop for a moment and think about this:  Is being aware of our surroundings the same thing as being careful? The answer to that question can be argued either way, and both would be valid positions. Here are a few thoughts that...