Archive for September 2016

Education is never a waste

After graduating thirty years ago with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, I have just enrolled in a class on Child Development. My intention all those years ago was to continue on with either my Master’s Degree or Law School after a brief time off just to relax and pay some bills. All of those years... Read more »

There is truth in the silence

Is it good to spend time in silence? I live in a world of sounds. Music is playing on the radio while I am driving. People are talking at work, and the television is on when I am at home. My weekends are spent with family and friends, or going to movies or out to... Read more »

Is it good to be attached to your computer?

I recently heard about a man who went back into a burning building to save his computer. How many other people have a strong emotional bond to their own computer and would even risk their life for it? If I was being honest, I would have to admit that I would try my hardest to... Read more »

Is it good to hate?

We live in a world where hate is evident. Let me start off by saying that I do not believe that it is good to openly hate, but it is not good to deny when you feel the emotion of hate. It is how hate is used that is wrong, not the feeling of it.... Read more »

Is it good to be a Cubs fan right now?

Go Cubs Go! While there are plenty of people that are Cub’s fans through and through, it is a great time to be a fan of the Chicago Cubs even if it is just for this season. This year has been amazing already, but the good that I see is in the people. The Cubs... Read more »

Is it good that I look forward to my morning coffee?

What does your morning coffee mean to you? Although the sweet aroma of the coffee does make me smile, the joy of my morning drink is really in choosing which coffee mug to use each day. Making myself coffee is usually the second thing that I do after waking up. The first thing I do... Read more »

Is it good to give when you really can't afford to?

“Why would you donate money to a charity when you are struggling to pay your bills?” was the question I was often asked when people learned that I decided to donate to a charity when I published my first book. In 2013, as a single mother to three young daughters and working in the field... Read more »