Tag Archives: freedom


“It isn’t where you came from; it’s where you’re going that counts.”

Ella and Ruth lived in different times and had some very different challenges yet their lives illustrate the assessment, which Ella was quoted to have uttered, “It doesn’t matter where you came from; it’s where you’re going that counts.” Let’s explore where they came from and how they made their lives count. Ella Born in […]


Robin Williams

This past week was filled with reports about the unexpected death of Robin Williams. Even those not particularly fond of his performances were touched by his passing. We can improve lives, ours and those of others, by processing this emotive event. Unanswered Questions Robin Williams, or anyone else that has chosen a similar end to […]



As a child I don’t remember having a vivid imagination. As an adult I understand more about traveling to another place and time while sitting in a comfortable chair, waiting in a long line or preparing for a less than favorable situation. Daydreaming, our ability to have the mental elasticity that allows us to mentally […]


All-Natural Versus Organic

  When we think in terms of all-natural versus organic it is sometimes difficult to decide what choice to make. When we examine the outcomes of our choices it becomes easier to make decisions. When making decisions we can use an all-natural mindset or our organic mindset, recognizing the difference absolutely contributes to the best […]


Let’s Bury the Dead Thoughts

Memorial Day brings thoughts of family; celebrations, gatherings, traditions, occurrences and those that have transitioned beyond this life. Thoughts related to feelings of love and loss surface. Some thoughts arise about dysfunction in family relationships. Choosing to dwell on the dysfunction depletes energy, which is better spent on loving yourself and others. Thoughts of the […]