Change Your Future

“It’s never too late to be what you might have been.” George Eliot That quote kept running through my mind this morning as I wandered the beach. How many potentially positive things have I not done for whatever reason? We all limit ourselves mostly to our so-called comfort zone. Moving beyond those self-limiting boundaries takes …

Happy Affirmation

Life can become inundated with swirling troubles large and small. These difficulties sling trash and trauma against us. Eventually adversity can wear down our treasure house of optimism. Forward steps become smaller and more hesitant. We doubt. We question. We second guess. The path ahead can seem chaotic. Our most vulnerable inner self winces at …

Increase the Happiness in Life

Life imprints upon our hearts the sacred and the profane. Far too often our true nature contorts to fit social situations in order to feel accepted. But by altering our self for others we compromise our sacred connection to the divine. There is no need to nurture a false self to experience happiness. You are …

The Great Artist is a Simplifier

The title above is a quote from Vincent Van Gogh. Artists summon creativity from out of the void. The pure unrefined energy channeled by the artist is transformative. In Taoism the Void is not emptiness, but potentiality. All reality is summoned from out of the seeming nothingness. Seeing the display of this summoned force one …

Poem Together We Flourish

Humans long for companionship. Our hearts yearn to beat in unison with another life. Pets can comfort and cheer us, but having another person who cares for you can calm the howling winds. Alone we survive. Together we flourish. What a glorious day when from out of the windswept sands steps someone who cares. Your …

Power of Positive Thinking

Many oddities wash up on the beach. From the vastness of the ocean a variety of flotsam and jetsam gets deposited on the sand and then they wash away or get incorporated into the beach itself. Negative events or emotions are like this. When stray shadows fall upon our hearts, we have to learn to …

Fortify Your Self

Many days we are confused about the direction of our lives. Problems, difficulties, and challenges abound. We must not allow ourselves to be paralyzed by worry. The sunlight will shine again. The darkness will fade into pale shadows. Seek the light of happiness even in the smallest details of your life. Each and every day …

Change in Attitude

All too often we overpower our hearts with anxiety about the future. So many of us think about our lives in the future tenses. The present tense escapes us because our past experiences are clouded with phobias and seemingly endless loops of interwoven regrets binding our confidence. Today simply becomes a step away from yesterday …