Tag Archive: Values

The Freedom of Discipline

I’m always amazed at people who believe that discipline and freedom are separate. Discipline is freedom. Discipline is about doing the right thing and avoiding the inevitable consequences of not doing the right… Continue reading

What I’ve Learned From Life…About Starting Over

I wrote this for one of my son’s friends who is starting over with his life and thought I’d share it… I know you say you are changed and have learned the lessons… Continue reading

Let’s All Stop Whining Forever

Okay…I’m embarrassed to admit that I’ve been whining lately about little things…things of which I have control over (which is even worse!).  So the Universe gave me a needed slap down and I… Continue reading

The Win-Win of Unconditional Love

My daughter loves cats.  She calls herself the crazy cat lady at her tender age of 23.  In our homes our family has 5 cats right now and she loves unconditionally all of… Continue reading

The Law of Giving and Receiving

The Chopra Center “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” ~Mahatma Gandhi The universe operates through dynamic exchange . . . giving and receiving are… Continue reading

The Best of What We Have to Offer

 Sometimes we feel we have nothing to offer.  But the best things in life are always free.  If all you have to offer is life’s values such as love, kindness, friendship, there is… Continue reading

The Power of…

  “Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential… Continue reading

If I Had My Child to Raise Over Again…

If I had my child to raise all over again, I’d build self esteem first, and the house later. I’d fingerpaint more, and point the finger less. I would do less correcting and… Continue reading

What I’ve Learned From Life…Say No to Say Yes

“As we age we learn to be authentic and sensitive to our own needs and what’s important, even if it means sometimes saying no.  Learn early to say no to things that don’t… Continue reading

What I’ve Learned From Life….My Favorite Artwork

That my favorite artwork in the world is the pictures my children drew in elementary school. Priceless

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