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 Better People, One Film at a Time

I have always struggled to articulate what it is about film that appeals to me so much, what it is that moves me about the movie going experience. I have always loved movies. From a very young age I’ve found the stories told by others to be wonderful, and silly, and profound, and touching, andContinue reading “On Being Better People, One Film at a Time”

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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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