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  •   Daring to plunge into the unknown may very well land you in paradise. ~ Bonnie Ware   The Top Five Regrets of the Dying   I realize that death, especially our own death, is a topic that most of us stay away from, but with that being said, I believe it is an important issue.  We will all die.  Some of us will die sooner than others, but eventually, we will all depart from this earth.  So, what is my point?  Well, for me, I...
  • In silence there is eloquence.  Stop weaving and see how the pattern improves.  ~ Rumi For me, the above quote by Rumi, speaks of the voice in my head that continues to remind me of my past mistakes, my present condition, and my unknown future.  I allow that voice in my head to take over my otherwise sound thinking.  Most, if not all of us, experience head-talk that often distorts, assumes and tells us lies about who we are.   That cunning...
  •   You will never know all the good that a simple smile can do. ~ Mother Teresa   I love to smile.  I’m a smiler!  Smiling makes me feel happy and alive. Smiling at anyone passing by makes me feel connected to the world.   Smiling is a universal language!    Not smiling affects my attitude, health, and well-being!  I have learned that about myself over the years and I found a source that confirms my findings. I...
  • “If you're afraid of butter, use cream!"  ~Julia Child   There was a time in my life when I enjoyed throwing large parties and preparing all the food.   Hors d'oeuvres, (see the bottom of the page for a favorite) were one of my specialties, along with making sure everyone was enjoying themselves, and there wasn't a dust ball in sight.  Those were my Martha Stewart moments - obsessed with having everything "just right!"  Although...

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