Tagged with life

WEIGHT ON MY FEET

WEIGHT ON MY FEET

feeling the weight on my feet, as I trail through the snow, breathing in the cool, crisp air, heightens my senses, to life at that moment, as I stroll through the trees, touching their branches, feeling exhilarated, as the snow licks my face. walking through the snow, gives me reflection on what path to take, … Continue reading

Stepping through the stones

Stepping through the stones

“Incredible change happens in your life when you decide to take control of what you have power over instead of craving control over what you don’t”   Steve Maraboli Stepping onto the balcony through the double doors just off my bedroom was a morning routine for me.  I would wake up stretch and step outside to … Continue reading

Through God’s Eyes

Through God’s Eyes

“If a Buddhist, Hindu,Muslim, Catholic and a Jew stood in front of God, who would you say he loves the most?  These three questions are really just one question, and it is this:  Have you actually convinced yourself that God plays favourites?”  James Blanchard Cisneros My mother was a good mother who had all kinds … Continue reading

THE EGO HAS LANDED

THE EGO HAS LANDED

“Enlightenment is ego’s ultimate disappointment.  Chogyam Trungpa How much better the world would be if people checked their egos at the door.  Egos take up so much space and I see egos everywhere.  I see them at work, I see them at my children’s hockey games, I see them at my children’s football games, I see them … Continue reading

The Other Side- Friday’s Phlog for January 29th, 2016

The Other Side- Friday’s Phlog for January 29th, 2016

life can be like a fence, walking the straight and narrow, brings certainties, never wavering from the straight line ensures your safety, fearing the other side, makes you crazy, forever pondering life’s uncertainties makes you linger, wavering from the straight and narrow, facing reality through all the uncertainty, confronting your fears, embracing your passions, by … Continue reading

THE POWER OF SIBLINGS

THE POWER OF SIBLINGS

“I don’t believe an accident of birth makes people sisters or brothers. It makes them siblings, gives them mutuality of parentage. Sisterhood and brotherhood is a condition people have to work at.” – Maya Angelou The other day I e-mailed my brother to share an article that I thought he would like.  The article was … Continue reading

YOU DIRTY RAT

YOU DIRTY RAT

“But we can’t live in the light all of the time.  You have to take whatever light you can hold into the dark with you.”  Libba Bray This past summer we went on a big road trip with our trailer.  We were gone for close to a month and we drove over 3000 kilometres.  Would … Continue reading

THE TRUTH HURTS

THE TRUTH HURTS

“It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and few by deceit.”   Noel Coward…..   A major setback for me has been that I’m too honest.  Sad but true, people would much rather listen to un-truths than an honest person.  I will be 50 years old this coming November and it’s taken … Continue reading

BOY WONDER

BOY WONDER

“While we try to teach our children about life, our children teach us what life is all about”  Angela Schwindt Trying to get my youngest son away from his video and computer games is excruciating and painful.   Matt will play video games all day and night if you let him.  He starts playing a game and … Continue reading

Dirty Laundry

Dirty Laundry

A little while back a friend of mine asked me this question; “Why do you blog?”  I looked at her blankly because I really didn’t have an answer.  That whole day  I kept asking myself  “Why do you blog?”  This friend of mine is a good 15 years my junior and she does not participate … Continue reading