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I saw a friend the other day I hadn’t seen for a while. Something about her was different… subtle, but different. I couldn’t quite put my finger on it, but boy, did she look great! After a few minutes, it finally dawned on me that she had lost a few pounds. Wow… it’s hard to […]
The other day I visited my mother who lives in an assisted living community. She is 88 years old and is suffering from dementia. Because of this devastating disease, her thought process has become very slow and her ability to recall is practically nonexistent. Our conversations consist of me talking and her smiling… but that’s […]
Have you ever experienced a moment which, for lack of a better phrase, smacks you in the face, as if to say, wake up fool… look at what you’re missing while being so wrapped up in all your stuff? I say, maybe it’s time to lighten up just a little. This morning, I woke up […]
When I was young and foolish, I approached happiness the same way I did most everything else in my life…superficially. I viewed joy more like a quick fix rather than something of value; anything that promised instant gratification, or even hinted of a quick thrill, was all I needed. We were all shallow joy junkies […]