Behaving Badly

“You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.” ― Marcus Aurelius, Meditations Watching and listening to the tirade of a newsman recently, I felt embarrassed for the normally calm (on camera) man. The leaked clip of his humanness played across the screen for all the internet world to […]

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The Permission Slip

“It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.” ― Marcus Aurelius   It will take a few weeks to get the pictures of people lost and wandering in the flooded streets and yards out of my mind. It will take longer for them to get a clear […]

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Helping and Being Helped

“Never underestimate the difference you can make in the lives of others. Step forward, reach out and help. This week reach to someone that might need a lift.”– Pablo He arrived with nothing. He was helpless. He had no clothes, he had no words to express his needs, all he knew to do was cry. She […]

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Hum a Little Diddy

“Who hears music, feels his solitude peopled at once.” ― Robert Browning   The local university was hosting Freedom Sings, a project of the First Amendment Center. Their description says, “American history meets rock ‘n roll to put together a remarkable story…about how guitars and drums changed the path of history because they were accompanied by […]

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