To Raffi, With Love

To Raffi, With Love

  Dearest Raffi, I wanted to write to you today to share my gratitude for your incredible talent, generosity, and humility, but most of all, your ability to connect so deeply with the hearts of children and adults alike. Today is my son Stephen’s birthday. He...
The Dangerous Game of Woulda, Shoulda, Coulda…

The Dangerous Game of Woulda, Shoulda, Coulda…

Many of us crucify ourselves between two thieves – regret for the past and fear of the future. ~Fulton Oursler~ When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for...

Tulips and Steaming Dog Crap

    People who look through keyholes are apt to get the idea that most things are keyhole shaped. ~Author Unknown~   The tulips in my back yard have started to pop up. The tulips are a sign of life from the cold ground, a good sign that spring will...

Random Acts of JOLT-Join the Movement!

Each time I perform an act of kindness, a part of me heals. ~Lupi Ngcayisa~ Rough on one side and smooth on the other…just like the balance of life. Place it in your hand, resting between your thumb and index finger and hold it…let it remind you that there...
The Poem That Helped Shape My Life…Desiderata

The Poem That Helped Shape My Life…Desiderata

April is National Poetry Month. Poetry has played such an important role in telling the story of humanity. It illuminates the commonality of our human experience, connecting us through the power of words. To celebrate, I want to share one of the poems that has shaped...