My mom was born in Ireland, and I spent most of my childhood summers there. It was like a second home. I loved being surrounded by my family and the culture. And perhaps it’s the influence of the Irish folklore I grew up with, but there’s a special place in my heart for four-leaf clovers.… Continue reading Feeling Lucky?
In a previous blog, Got Change?, my break in consistent blogging was blamed on writer’s block and rebellion; I just needed a change. Now I have a new reason! Well, in all honesty, it’s not really new…it’s almost 21 years old. Writing these blogs has inspired me to work on a book that I started… Continue reading The Finish Line
In my last blog, April Fools, I made a vow to let go of my baggage and to move on. While it felt like a great proclamation, the next day I thought, now what? It’s one thing to write about it, it’s another thing to actually break free. I generally think in metaphors, so when… Continue reading Breaking Free
Last week was April Fool’s Day, and I was in sunny San Diego, visiting friends. The picture for this blog was taken at Sunset Cliffs in Ocean Beach on April 1st. I’ve been having trouble writing this blog because I’m not totally sure what I want to say. It’s not about April Fool’s per se,… Continue reading April Fools
We live in a world of duality: night and day, light and dark, male and female, love and hate, right and left, up and down, rich and poor, the list goes on. But these exist within the realm of the physical world. There is duality in the physical world, but the ultimate duality is the… Continue reading We Are One
The world is your mirror. It’s a popular phrase, but what does it mean? The world around us is a physical reality of which we are a part, yet being in a physical body makes us all separate. We are sentient beings with a constant cascade of incoming data and information. We see and interact… Continue reading The World Is Your Mirror
Our thoughts and emotions are closely intertwined. In my blog, Positive Thinking, I wrote about the importance of focusing on positive thoughts. Because our thoughts have a direct influence on our emotions, choosing positive thoughts can help to create better feelings. But we can also focus on the emotion part of the equation. While there’s… Continue reading Choose Your Emotions