Month: April 2023

  • Magical Spells: Real or Fiction?

    Magical Spells: Real or Fiction?

    Happiness is an attitude. We either make ourselves miserable, or happy and strong. The amount of work is the same. – Francesca Reigler Rebeccas Story Rebecca stepped carefully down the winding stairs. In the darkness, she feared she might tumble down the concrete steps into the eerie bleak room below. When she reached the bottom step,…

  • Once Upon my Dreams

    Once Upon my Dreams

    “Only children believe they’re capable of everything.” – Paulo Coelho One of my earliest memories involved a television that turned into a ferocious lion ready to attack. At about five years old, the nightmare was scary and stuck with me. It can be confusing for a small child to distinguish dreams from reality. They don’t…

  • The Colors of Life

    The Colors of Life

    “Everything you need you already have. You are complete right now, you are a whole, total person, not an apprentice person on the way to someplace else.”— Wayne Dyer One of the most difficult concepts to embrace is the realization that: you are a complete person just as you are.  A continual quest to be different…

  • Write on!

    Write on!

    Penmanship is a verifiable expression of your inner thoughts, feelings and personality traits. Sometimes referred to as brain writing or mind writing, it reflects your past, your present, and can influence your future.

  • Dating Chemistry 101

    Dating Chemistry 101

    Online dating can be a lot of fun. However, every time I make arrangements to meet a man I’ve been conversing with online I’m a little apprehensive. When you meet by email, I.M., text or phone, you don’t know if the dating chemistry will be right. You need to meet in person to really know. Dating chemistry…

  • Snow White – What Were You Thinking?

    Snow White – What Were You Thinking?

    Once upon a time . . .  in the land of every little girl’s fantasy, Snow White fell into a deep sleep. An evil woman gave her a poison apple and she actually took a bite of it. Snow White could only be awakened by the kiss of a prince, and she was lucky enough…

  • My Heart-Be Still

    My Heart-Be Still

    “Work is not always required … there is such a thing as sacred idleness, the cultivation of which is now fearfully neglected.”— George MacDonald From my front porch I have the most picturesque view of the desert. As I sit on my outdoor barstool enjoying a refreshing drink, I watch the sunset color the sky…

  • Make It Happen!

    Make It Happen!

    “Try not. Do or do not. There is no try!” Yoda- Star Wars Character “I will try.” I expressed my thoughts with little conviction. The apprehension and doubt lined Mr. Roberts face as he slowly shook his head. My boss’s reaction pushed me into action, causing me to alter my statement abruptly. “I will do…

  • Long Distance Love

    Long Distance Love

    “The scariest thing about distance is that you don’t know whether they’ll miss you or forget you.” -Nicolas Sparks Some statistics indicate that long-distance relationships have a 58% success rate, when the people involved live as close as 100 miles apart. One hundred miles is too close to qualify as long distance. These couples see…