Time to Look in the Mirror

  We see what we want to see.  That’s part of the problem. I was perusing Facebook, which I must say prompts many posts on this blog, and I saw a theme.  Negativity.  Plain and simple. There were posts about “those” people.  Of one sort of another.  You know them, the idiots, the ridiculous, theContinue reading “Time to Look in the Mirror”

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Looking With Our Better Eyes

I was just reading a piece I have in draft, one I never posted here.  It was a general rant about how much of what we read, see, are offered to take in via news and social media, is negative, derisive, and ugly. I’m not going to post it. I still agree with what IContinue reading “Looking With Our Better Eyes”

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Words to Live By (Part 1)

“The greatest wisdom is in simplicity. Love, respect, tolerance, sharing, gratitude, forgiveness. It’s not complex or elaborate. The real knowledge is free. It’s encoded in your DNA. All you need is within you. Great teachers have said that from the beginning. Find your heart, and you will find your way.”  ― Carlos Barrios, Mayan elder andContinue reading “Words to Live By (Part 1)”

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A Drop Becomes a Ripple Becoming a Wave

I was commenting on a friend’s Facebook post today, trying to put across the message that we need a little more positivity in the world and how positivity catches hold, just like negativity, if we let it. So, here’s the deal. (Yes, I’m on the soap box again.)  I don’t post negative stuff on Facebook,Continue reading “A Drop Becomes a Ripple Becoming a Wave”

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On Being Emotionally Correct

I’ve written and ranted over and over on this blog about being kinder to each other, about trying to be more compassionate, about listening instead of finger pointing, about being open instead of so closed we stop speaking the same language, about love and understanding. Today I came across this bit from Ted Talks (whichContinue reading “On Being Emotionally Correct”

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