Tag Archives: Love

Rising From The Ashes

     I’ve heard somewhere that a blind person’s other senses heighten to compensate for the loss of sight.  They can hear and smell things we who are sighted barely acknowledge.  For example, a blind fellow writer once compared the sound of rain falling to that of steak sizzling on … Continue reading

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The Masks We Wear

     Today’s Halloween 2012, a day for masks, costumes and goodies.  It’s a day when you expect people to be a little nutty and goofy and to hide who they truly are from you.      But after the day is done, … Continue reading

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Perceptions of Time

 Really??       This past month I celebrated 30 years in business with family and friends…who’d have thought?  I just happened to celebrate on my birthday, so my sister thought she’d get me a candle and flowers to mark … Continue reading

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Why is being right so important?

     Why is being right so important?      This is a picture of the grave markers at the Soldiers and Sailors’ cemetery at Gettysburg.  Back then, being right meant freedom for many people.  Sometimes that still exists today.      But … Continue reading

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Dying To Be Me…

I just read a great book, Dying To Be Me, by Anita Moorjani.  The book is about a woman who went into a coma after suffering from cancer (Hodgkin’s Lymphoma)  for four years.  One day on death’s doorstep, she and … Continue reading

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What would do if I gave you $86,400 today?

If I were to give you $86,400 today — with the stipulation that you had to spend it all by midnight or lose the rest — what would you do with it? What would you buy? Would you donate any? … Continue reading

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Is FEAR an illusion?

In today’s world, so many things are not as they appear…pictures can be changed, voices can be altered, people create a mask to hide behind, fearful of what people will think about who they really are. I recently read something … Continue reading

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A Day of Rest

Sunday is supposed to be a day of rest, and I’ve done some things to make that more of a reality. Yet today, the backlog of work on the desk that used to have a wooden face (now covered with … Continue reading

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One Chapter Closes….

As 2011 draws to a close, I find myself reviewing my year — my hopes, my dreams, my desires. Were they met? Some were and some weren’t. Now I think: Did I really want what I thought I wanted? Did … Continue reading

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Living the Dream

This past weekend I was “Living the Dream,” which just happened to be our theme for the 3-day getaway. Before I left for Tioga, PA, I thought a little about how superficially we tend to greet people. I talked with … Continue reading

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