Tag Archives: life lessons

Comes the Dawn

Back in the late 70s I was going through a tough emotional time. I was the mother of three children, ages 10, 3 and 1, and dealing with marital issues that ultimately led to a divorce in 1985. I was deeply … Continue reading

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Honey, A Natural Healer

Years ago when my children were young I read in Prevention Magazine that bacteria couldn’t grow in honey. When one of my children developed a severe case of diaper rash and no store bought or prescription ointment helped heal it, … Continue reading

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Close Encounters of the Statin Kind

I scheduled an appointment with my doctor on March 11 because of an intestinal virus I had been struggling with for over 3 weeks.  By appointment time, I finally felt that I was over the virus, but I told her … Continue reading

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Manifesting Your Ideal Relationship Using the Law of Attraction

In 1985 my 20 year marriage ended in an amiable divorce and I moved from Wisconsin to California with my three children. After many years of being a single mom, I decided that it was time for me to have … Continue reading

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Is “Working Your Joy” Your Next Step?

It’s interesting how certain dates stick in your mind even years after the event.  The date of December 6, 1992 was a turning point for me. On that evening I attended a lecture at Unity Center in Walnut Creek, CA … Continue reading

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Seven Easy Tools for Achieving Inner Peace

Today I am focusing on ways you can achieve inner peace.  Even if you add just one of these practices to your  daily routine, it will make a difference in your life.  I’d love to hear from you about any … Continue reading

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A Gift in Every Experience: Alice Herz-Sommer Interview

A while ago I posted an article about Finding the Gift in Every Experience.  The video interview that I am attaching here goes so far beyond my slight, by comparison, inconvenience and yet the message is the same. Alice Herz-Sommer, … Continue reading

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Building Bridges to Find the Common Ground

We will always meet people who come from a different point of view. It is my belief that it’s important to keep an open mind and try to find common ground. This blog post illustrates how I did this when I … Continue reading

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The Four Agreements and Personal Empowerment

The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz is one of my all-time favorites among personal growth books. It’s a little book that packs a wallop. I read it many years ago and it truly impacted my life and was a … Continue reading

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One Day You Knew What You Had To Do…

The January 23rd quote of the day from The Journey by Mary Oliver has been one of my favorites for many years: Every time I hear or see the above quote, I remember the day in 1985 when I knew … Continue reading

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