Judging Others

“People will judge you. People will whisper about you. People will hate you. And there’s nothing you can do about it. Learn to make peace with it, and you will be free”. ~ Unknown When we judge others, we form an opinion about whether it’s based on the clothes they wear, how much money they… Continue reading Judging Others

My Trip to Herkimer, NY

Written July 31, 2017 “A muddied diamond is better than an unsullied pebble.” ~Matshona Dhliwayo We’ve all heard the idiom about “a diamond in the rough”, right? How about a diamond in the mud. Actually the ones I was after are more of a crystal but they look like diamonds. More on my dirty story… Continue reading My Trip to Herkimer, NY


“Even if things don’t unfold the way you expected, don’t be disheartened or give up. One who continues to advance will win in the end” ~ Daisaku Ikeda There’s one thing I’ve learned in life it’s that people don’t act and situations don’t happen the way I want or expect them to. Every time I… Continue reading Expectations


Written August 15, 2016(edited 2017) “Acceptance is the answer to ALL my problems today. When I am disturbed, it is because I find some person, place, thing or situation – some fact of my life – unacceptable to me, and I can find no serenity until I accept that person, place, thing or situation as… Continue reading Acceptance

The Hippocratic Oath

Written January 12, 2017(edited June 2017) ***Warning!! ***   If your are reading this, you will soon see that I’m not feeling very spiritual today. I fear this will be more of a rant than my usual uplifting or positive messages. This topic has been affecting my life in numerous ways. It has affected my ability… Continue reading The Hippocratic Oath


Written April 29, 2017 “Expectations are premeditated resentments.” ~Anonymous Oh how I still like to try to control people, places and things.  Even though I’ve been taught that I am powerlessness over everything outside of myself and the tools to deal with life, I still find myself resentful when things don’t go my way.  And… Continue reading Expectations

Listen to Understand

Written April 15, 2017 “Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.” ~ Stephen R. Covey Have you ever listened to 2 children fight? Once you get passed the cuteness factor and reminiscing of your own years, look and notice how they argue and fight. Do… Continue reading Listen to Understand