Empathy, Freedom and Respect

“Always put yourself in the other person’s shoes. If you feel it hurts you, it probably hurts the other person too.” ~Unknown In this country, we have certain freedoms and rights, 2 of which are Personal Freedom and Freedom of Speech. However, with these rights we also have responsibilities. The biggest responsibility we have is… Continue reading Empathy, Freedom and Respect

Anonymous: Behind the Eyes of Drug Addiction(Behind Blue Eyes)

Written November 6, 2016(edited 2017) In light of a speaking engagement I have tomorrow I thought I’d post this. For those of you old enough to remember, the title is a little wink and nod to that song to the Who. This song popped into my head because I used to call it my anthem… Continue reading Anonymous: Behind the Eyes of Drug Addiction(Behind Blue Eyes)

Message to Bullies – Words Hurt

The following is a social media post that went viral at one time. It’s a lesson that bears repeating and continued sharing… A teacher in New York was teaching her class about bullying and gave them the following exercise to perform. She had the children take a piece of paper and told them to crumple… Continue reading Message to Bullies – Words Hurt

Bucket List

Written April 30, 2017(edited September 20, 2017) “The way you are living will have been your life” – Unknown We’ve all heard someone say or we have said it ourselves. “I’m going to put that on my Bucket List.” So what the heck is a “Bucket List”? It’s a list of all the goals you… Continue reading Bucket List


“Listen with ears of tolerance! See through the eyes of compassion! Speak with the language of love” ~Rumi “We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.” ~ Dr Martin Luther King Jr (Be sure to share this with the caption # Tolerance. Let’s spread the word that intolerance hurts us… Continue reading #Tolerance

The Purpose of Life

“The Purpose of Life is to Help Others” By Rakesh Malhotra July 31, 2012 http://www.fiveglobalvalues.com/ Today I thought I’d switch things up a bit. This is an article I stumbled on when i was looking for some inspiration last year as I was beginning my own writing. Hope you all enjoy. “If you want others… Continue reading The Purpose of Life

Care of Earth

“Take only what you need and leave the land as you found it.” “When we show our respect for other living things, they respond with respect for us.” ~ Arapaho “We will be known forever by the tracks we leave.” ~ Dakota “In our every deliberation, we must consider the impact of our decisions on… Continue reading Care of Earth