The Power of Hope!

“Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.” – Desmond Tutu

Facing the storm with Hope
With Hope we can find the beauty within the storm.

Some time back I wrote an article titled, “Lack of Power is my Dilemma.” Shortly after that post, I found myself in a place of discomfort. The stress of trying to balance the different areas of Life came to the surface.

Three separate times, by three different people, all from different areas of my Life, accused me of not doing my part. Or live up to my word or their expectations. With each incident, the words Continue reading “The Power of Hope!”

Where has all the time gone?

Some would be overwhelmed by the waterfall; others would be overwhelmed with the EXPERIENCE!

There are times in life when we feel overwhelmed by all the things we need to accomplish. For some of us, this can be a daily norm. And it very well may be true. We have to mow the lawn, clear away all the dead branches. Pick up kids from school. Take them to their after school activities, be it karate, Scouts, dance, etc. Repairing damage to your website after a mishap that cost you two months worth of work. There is always something in front of us that requires our attention.

Housework is the type of work that no one notices unless it’s not done.

It seems that there is a genuine paradox to living Life fully and with balance. Either we spend all our free time glued to video games, our Continue reading “Where has all the time gone?”

Challenge Day 2: Anger is Fear

So, for anyone that might happen across this blog, I have taken on this daily writing challenge.  I do eventually plan on writing about my continued journey through the steps and traditions as I work on my personal meditations.  But, to aid in building the habit and stepping out of my comfort zone, I have committed myself to completing the Blog Challenge put forth by Live your Legend. 

Today’s writing prompt is “What really makes you angry about the world?”  Well, I immediate thought of ‘Fear”!  You see I was taught a long time ago, ‘Anger can only exist through Fear’.  An old mentor/sponsor of mine use to always say, ‘It is a lot easier to stomp into the room and swear that I’m angry as %&*$!  Then it is for me to walk in and admit that I’m scared’. Continue reading “Challenge Day 2: Anger is Fear”