Category Archives: Peace of Mind

Live a Good Life. Now.

[This post includes a short video best experienced from the Just a Thought website. Please click the link above.] “Because I could not stop for Death – He kindly stopped for me – The Carriage held but just Ourselves – And Immortality.” ~ Emily Dickinson    I’ve reached an age where I’m frequently hearing of an old friend boarding the carriage bound for eternity. There … Continue reading Live a Good Life. Now. »

The Flutter of Happiness

“The greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances.” ― Martha Washington And yet in places like Gaza and Ukraine and the Sudan it’s impossible to believe that anyone could find happiness in such harsh, brutal and terrifying circumstances. But miraculously, people do. And it is one of the great miracles of life.   We see it … Continue reading The Flutter of Happiness »

Sweet Simplicity

I’m kind of blown away by how complicated life has gotten! My heart sometimes aches for simpler time before technology, social media and a world filled with too many choices.   Watching TV requires multiple gadgets, memberships require multiple passwords, and billing statements have multiple pages. Public restrooms require multiple numbers to open doors. With social media, my business has suddenly become everyone’s business. who … Continue reading Sweet Simplicity »

Do You Bend Like the Willow?

 In Turbulent Times — “Adapt yourself to change as the willow tree adapts itself to the weather. When the harsh winds of circumstance sweep across the landscape of your life, bow gracefully, bend gently, adapt graciously. You are wise to study well the ways of the willow. In the face of change, in the throes of adversity, in the midst of conflict and crisis, the … Continue reading Do You Bend Like the Willow? »