The Fork in The Road

The Fork in The Road

Have you ever found yourself sitting at a fork in the road, wondering which path to take? I suspect most people can readily relate to this metaphor. The fork in the road is all about choice. The choice is where you pull together your options, your awareness of the...
Thriving in Trying Times – Ten Lessons Learned

Thriving in Trying Times – Ten Lessons Learned

Nothing feels normal, and we know it won’t be for a while. I know I am not alone. The last time I felt this discombobulated was when my husband passed away in April 1999. Like then, everything around is in turmoil, and I feel at a loss in search of what action to...
Giving the Gift of Gratitude

Giving the Gift of Gratitude

Gratitude – the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness; a strong feeling of appreciation to someone or something.   Gratitude is the one emotion I purposefully focus on each day. It allows me to acknowledge all the good in...
The Day the World Took Notice

The Day the World Took Notice

September 11, 2001, the day the world stopped to watch in horror as the World Trade Center’s two iconic towers came tumbling down. The day the largest and most influential country’s military headquarters, the Pentagon, was attacked by a single suicide attack plane....
Life happens…and then I learn.

Life happens…and then I learn.

“I Have Learned” has shown up on the internet many times over the last 20 years under many versions attributed to various authors.   The first time I was exposed to it was April 1999. This very long poem was printed on a sheet of paper found in my then recently...