CONTINUING THE MLK LEGACY OF BELOVED COMMUNITY

In the spring of 1963, civil rights activists in Birmingham, Alabama led by Dr. Martin Luther King launched a campaign against segregation.  They used a variety of nonviolent tactics including lunch counter and library sit-ins, marches on city hall, and boycotts of...

DEVELOP SELF-COMPASSION IN 2022

This year appears to be morphing into another tough one. To get by, we’ll need a little self-compassion. Compassion is defined as the feeling that arises when you are faced with another’s suffering and feel moved to relieve it.    If we are capable of treating others...

one audacious wishbone for 2022

I’m requisitioning one audacious wishbone for you this new year. May a good break give you all the fortune you deserve for 2022.  I remember breaking wishbones, mainly in chickens, with my brother as a child, but I haven’t done this in years.  My COVID angst led me to...

VACCINE LESSONS FROM SEAT BELTS

Today, most of us agree that seat belts save lives and accept regulations mandating their use.  But that wasn’t always the case.  The fight for seat belt acceptance sounds eerily similar to today’s struggle for vaccine compliance. HISTORY OF SEAT BELTS The first seat...

KISS YOUR INNER CRITIC GOODBYE FOR THE HOLIDAYS

My inner critic is working overtime his month.  I need a few peaceful days to fully embrace the blessings I do have. Like many of you, I’m stressing over finances. Then, there are the new windows that are only half installed (who knows when the others will be done),...

FINDING PURPOSE IN LIFE

Having a purpose in life is essential to a meaningful existence.   Life purpose means setting goals and determining a direction for your future.  With this road map, you are more likely to feel good about your path and the reasons for your actions.  Additionally, it...
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