Generalizations

“All generalizations are false, including this one” ~Unknown A generalization is taking one or a few facts and making a broader, more universal statement. Examples of generalizations would be saying that all blondes are dumb and airheaded(which by the way I’m proof that we’re not all air heads). The are other examples are often related… Continue reading Generalizations

People Pleasing

“If at anytime you feel like a doormat, put your foot down, pick that “stuff” up, dust it off and put it away. You are beautiful, creative, unique, quirky, crazy, yet soft, caring, kind, loyal, compassionate, passionate and every positive adjective in the dictionary and then some. Don’t let anyone, and I mean ANYONE, EVER… Continue reading People Pleasing

Feelings

“Feelings are not fact(ual)” ~ Anonymous  Many of us have heard this quote but what does it really mean? As I like to do with a lot of reflections, let’s look at a couple of definitions. Facts or factual (things) are defined things that are true or concerned with actual details or information rather than… Continue reading Feelings

Addiction – Disease or Moral Failing?

“Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol, morphine or idealism.” ~ C.G. Jung In case it’s a trivia question some day, “Carl Gustav Jung (July 1875 – June 1961) was a Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst who founded analytical psychology. His work has been influential not only in psychiatry but… Continue reading Addiction – Disease or Moral Failing?

The Evil That Men Do

“Gunman Opens Fire in Texas Church, Kills 26 People Many Others Wounded”, “White Gunman Opens Fire in African-American SC Church – Kills 9 People, “Terrorist Attack in France, England, United States -X Number Killed, X Number Wounded ” Before I go into my message of today, I would like to extend my sincerest condolences to… Continue reading The Evil That Men Do

“The Road Not Taken…”

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I – I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.” ~ Robert Frost Who’d have thought years ago when I had to memorize this poem that I’d contemplate it more in my adult years! One can look at this poem, actually, this… Continue reading “The Road Not Taken…”

“Magic Power”

“Where words fail, music speaks.” ~ Hans Christian Andersen Something you may not know about me is that I love music. I like a wide variety of genres but Classic Rock, some heavy metal and ‘80’s hair band music are my favorites. There’s just something about the toe tapping beat that just gets me energized plus… Continue reading “Magic Power”