Hope Is The Thing With Feathers…

As the days turn into weeks, which turn into months, it is increasingly difficult to remain at peace with our situation.  When we were first told to quarantine, it was unique and in some ways welcomed.  We got to work from home and the stress was diminished due to no longer needing to commute.  WeContinue reading “Hope Is The Thing With Feathers…”

Want Vs. Need

In our society we use these two terms interchangeably all the time.  The difference between a want and a need is important to recognize. Want – may be described as to have a desire to possess or do something. Need – when you require something because it is necessary rather than just a desire.  ThisContinue reading “Want Vs. Need”

You Get What You Give

According to the dictionary, Karma is a word meaning the result of a person’s actions as well as the actions themselves. It is a term about the cycle of cause and effect. According to the theory of Karma, what happens to a person, happens because they caused it with their actions.  Karma is not aboutContinue reading “You Get What You Give”

Easy Does It

Each day we are all faced with challenging situations of one kind or another.  Some days are more difficult than others, but no matter what the situation, we should always try and take life easy.  In other words, you should try and quiet your mind and live in the present moment. “The first step towardsContinue reading “Easy Does It”

Patience is a Virtue

In the age we live, where there is instant-gratification for most things, the effect of having to wait for anything can cause us to become impatient.  Waiting a few seconds for a website to load, can cause us to get upset.  Being behind a slow driver, sends us into a rage.   “Patience is aContinue reading “Patience is a Virtue”

Heart, Head, Body, and Soul

A person who is seeking self-actualization, is someone who tries to focus on their heart, head, body and soul. Integrating and growing these four areas, our emotional, intellectual, physical, and spiritual selves is a goal for many people. To develop our heart, or emotional selves, we need to develop our ability to work with otherContinue reading “Heart, Head, Body, and Soul”

Unanswered Prayers

As we go through our lives, we are faced with many occasions where we have specific wants and needs.  We desire a particular thing and sometimes even ask God to make it happen. Maybe we want a promotion or a job offer.  During this pandemic and quarantine, we might be asking to help us makeContinue reading “Unanswered Prayers”

Choices

Every day we are faced with choices, some small, some large.  We need to decide on clothes to wear and food to eat. These are small choices.  Then there are the days we have to make the big decisions, the ones that take more effort because they may change our lives forever.   “It doesn’tContinue reading “Choices”

Time Management is Life Management

In regular times, before the pandemic, there never seemed to be enough time to finish the tasks we needed to complete in any given day. Now, however, our days are more open to accomplish what we NEED to do.  The challenge is in giving ourselves time to do what we WANT to do.   TimeContinue reading “Time Management is Life Management”

Integrity – Our Moral Compass

According to the dictionary, integrity is the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles.  Having integrity means following these principles and doing the right thing in all circumstances, even if no one is watching you. It means you are true to yourself.  Integrity is your decision to have a set of values andContinue reading “Integrity – Our Moral Compass”