December 29, 2015
Why are we all so stressed at this time of year?  I don’t know anyone that isn’t stressed.  Most of it is caused because we have expectation.  Yes, that strange word that keeps creeping up and destroying our happiness  because someone we know has not lived up to what we expected. Why can’t we just… View Full Article


December 8, 2015
I can believe that did it and I am having an awakening moment.  YOU CANNOT LOOSE YOUR SELF-RESPECT  unless you choose to.  That most of these feelings are coming from the expectations that YOU have of OTHER people and  if they don’t do it–you choose to loose your self-respect.  But, if you had NO expectation… View Full Article

Loosing Self-respect-finding Calm

December 8, 2015
Have you ever had a moment where you’ve lost your self respect?  I have–and I am having that moment NOW.  So if Im supposed to have ideas or thoughts about spirituality and stress–I better figure this one out or its going to get away from me and I’ll continue to feel miserable. Yes, I am… View Full Article

Bel Canto?

December 8, 2015
Last night we went to the new opera in Chicago, at the Lyric Opera House–Bel Canto.  You might have heard about it because it was dealing with a hostage situation in Peru.  There was a lot of hype on the radio etc about the timing of this production.   They didn’t know about California, Paris… View Full Article

Saying No is empowering

December 7, 2015
It’s true ,saying no is very empowering and to tell the truth I think that you’ll feel better.  First of all, many times we feel guilty about saying “no” to your family-especially your grown children,and to friends some who don’t have as involved life as you do. Then, you have friends that want to go… View Full Article


December 7, 2015
The best explanation of what is mindfulness is found in a wonderful book The Miracle of Mindfulness–it was translated in l975. It is a “A Zen master’s method of meditation, concentration, and relaxation.” It was actually the translation of a letter written by Thich Nhat Hanh. It is a Manual on Meditation–being in the moment…. View Full Article

Intercessory Prayer

November 29, 2015
Intercessory prayer is the act of praying on the behalf of others. There have been studies on this and nothing is truly conclusive–so why do I want to start a link to a page where you can have me list someones name and we will all pray for them. By all, I mean anyone who… View Full Article

Finding a Path?

November 22, 2015
Im not certain if there is a definition that is applicable to everyone, because we are all individuals. And the more people I meet, the more the differences show, as well as, the similarities.  I know that sounds strange but I think its true .  The differences are in the interpretation  of hearing what someone… View Full Article

Wrong side of the daisies

November 13, 2015
When  Mayos discovered cancer in my husband, and he was visible in excellent health,  we were shocked and  I decided to return to my spirituality. When you’re  told that your spouse  of  42 years should get his affairs in order-you go into shock.  The kidney Cancer that my husband had is called the “mens silent… View Full Article

Why Spirituality?

November 13, 2015
In the early 1970’s I went to a lecture by Deepak Chopra, and I read his book Quantum Healing. It was an excellent book and he was wonderful.  That was the start into spiritual people.  Since then I have read numerous books, many that I will discuss.  And have been to seminars, or had  personal… View Full Article