Posts tagged "love"

What is the difference between happiness and joy?

Happiness is a gift from a friend or a kiss from a child. Joy is feeling love for someone and noticing when someone loves us. Happiness is a day when things are going really well. Joy is finding a way to laugh when things get too scary, or smiling at someone on the street, even... Read more »

Words are things, and these are the five I love most

I recently heard Maya Angelou speak about the power of words: Words are things You must be careful Careful about calling people out of their names Using racial pejoratives and sexual pejoratives And all that ignorance Don’t do that Someday we’ll be able to measure the power of words I think they are things I... Read more »

What do I do today?

Cry if you need to. You can also laugh or smile; or do something that makes you feel good.  Don’t believe that you have to suffer, it doesn’t help. Your energy is much better expended through love. Notice the love around you and notice the truth about the moment.  What you have, the gift of... Read more »

Need peace? "Drop in" to your heart

We can continue to analyze the worry and fear that lives in our endlessly processing brain, or we can let go and move into the heart.  We have been trained to be brain-centric, so this is not always easy. Moving into the heart is a practice, a practice where I will be a forever student,... Read more »

You matter

Make a plan for tomorrow.  Don’t try to “fit” voting in.  Figure out when, how, and where you are going to do it.  Find your polling place today and make it top priority tomorrow. Voting is a privilege, a right that was fought for.  People around the world are fighting right now for the opportunity... Read more »

Appreciation for life and an awareness of time

Recently my husband and I were at a resort in Arizona called The Boulders. And just as the name suggests, we were surrounded by huge, beautiful, red boulders. The boulders are balanced on each other, and to me they looked like they could roll any minute, but the locals assured us that the boulders were... Read more »