Life is meant to be enjoyed and not endured…

Happiness is a choice. Your circumstance can affect it, but you’re still the one who decides your happiness. Unknown Deciding to be, stay and live happy is the best choice I have ever made. Of course there are times when I am sad in situations. There are times when I am angry in situations. Yet, … Read more


“I think the purpose of life is to be useful, to be responsible, to be honorable, to be compassionate. It is, after all, to matter: to count, to stand for something, to have made some difference that you lived at all.” – Leo Rosten The idea of fulfilling the basic human need of “Significance” is not … Read more

Happy Valentines Day!

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage. — Lao Tzu I have learned over the years that life is about Love. In the Bible it says “God is Love”, Universalists say the creator is Love, East and West philosophers indicate that Love makes the world go round. … Read more

Relax and sharpen the saw…

Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.  — Abraham Lincoln We have all heard that we should HALT, i.e. not get too Hungry, Angry, Lonely or Tired. In its place we need to RELAX: Realize my worth, never confuse what we do for … Read more

Spiritual conditioning…

“The fact that I can plant a seed and it becomes a flower, share a bit of knowledge and it becomes another’s, smile at someone and receive a smile in return, are to me continual spiritual exercises.” – Leo Buscaglia Over time I have learned to redefine the term spirituality.  My first impression was that … Read more