Smile Practice

 “ Let us always meet each other with a smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.” – Mother Teresa. This has been my practice lately.  Smiling.  Just that. I have reasons to frown! Who doesn't? But who needs it! So, I sit and when I meditate or listen to a chant, I breathe deeply and bring … Continue reading Smile Practice

JOYFUL JOYFUL WE ADORE THEE

  there are people in the world that only know joy they can only smile and bring joy for that is their nature they are also recognized for their incredible self-effacing humility this is one of them; Charlie I have had the privilege of meeting him and I wrote about him back in May when … Continue reading JOYFUL JOYFUL WE ADORE THEE

Superheroes

The other day I was in the Barnes and Noble bookstore in Annapolis, close to the children’s section, when I spotted him - a superhero. I whispered, “Hi Spidey” and this little guy looked up and said to me very seriously,  “I’m Superman.” “Well,” said I, “I’m Superwoman,” His eyes became super big and he … Continue reading Superheroes

Right where you are

It's amazing what resources you have. Wherever you are, and, wherever you find yourself planted, may you flourish. Your capacity to overcome obstacles is amazing.  And, I believe in you. Look at how far you have come. We need to be reminded and encouraged to persist and to not give up. Walking recently by the bay, … Continue reading Right where you are

with you always

I was feeling a little rough one morning but ventured out to do errands anyway. I was coming into a store I often go to, when the shop keeper said, "You always brighten my day." Seriously? Wow. I was feeling terrible but somehow, this angel saw ME brightening us his day! I took a deep … Continue reading with you always

May your burden be light

Whatever burden you carry, bring it love and it will bring you the same. May you hold all the decisions, duties, and tasks lightly and gently. No matter how scary or how difficult it appears. There is much to be done; let us do it together and as one, in love.