New Thought

Let's keep our eyes open

Jan 13, 2021 / 6:00 am

It’s easy to judge and hate what’s different, or what we view as wrong. But it’s not helpful. Hate begets more hate, violence creates more...

Just stop it!

Jan 6, 2021 / 6:00 am

If you met yourself, would you like you? I know so many wonderful people who keep the idea of liking themselves at arms length. As I listen to people speak...

What’s your Why?

Dec 30, 2020 / 6:00 am

2020 did not disappoint. With 20/20 being the standard for perfect vision, the year 2020 arrived for many with heightened expectations of clarified vision. For...

Suck it up, buttercup. Not!

Dec 23, 2020 / 6:00 am

“Suck it up, buttercup” and “Put on your big-girl panties” just don’t cut it for me. There has to be something more we can do for...

The gift of 'I'm sorry'

Dec 16, 2020 / 6:00 am

I’m sorry! I lost count of the number of apologies I experienced on my brief foray shopping. I smiled, as the holiday season seems to have upped the ante....

Keeping Christmas

Dec 9, 2020 / 6:00 am

What do you want for Christmas? In my earlier years, I had an extensive list of wants and needs, but no longer. What I’ve learned on this journey of...

Do you know your why?

Dec 2, 2020 / 6:00 am

It’s here! I’m not sure how it happened so quickly. As we enter December 2020, we’re entering a holiday season unlike any before. As a person...

What was I thinking?

Nov 25, 2020 / 6:00 am

Stay away from Mom, she’s crabby. When I felt off, staying clear of me was a good idea for the kids. I’d usually start mentally searching for...

Alone together now normal

Nov 18, 2020 / 6:00 am

Just because something’s normal doesn’t mean it’s good. People gather, ensuring their devices are handy, just in case a ping or alert lets...

The gift of hate?

Nov 11, 2020 / 6:00 am

“I won’t give you the gift of hating you.” These wise words of Antoine Leiris, made as a public statement to those who murdered his wife in...

This silent epidemic kills

Nov 4, 2020 / 6:00 am

“I’m so lonely I could cry.” These words, sung by Hank Williams in 1949, are increasingly relevant today. Even before the pandemic isolation,...

How should I feel?

Oct 28, 2020 / 6:00 am

Her wee eyes were bright, a smile spread across her face as she stood on the seat. This two-year-old princess, all dressed up and ready for the flight, gave...

Are you an aholic?

Oct 21, 2020 / 6:00 am

How are you? “Busy!” is the usual response. It has to stop. We live in a culture of chronic busyness, and it comes at a cost. I was the Queen of...

Random acts of kindness

Oct 14, 2020 / 6:00 am

November has a Friday the 13th I can’t wait for. There’s no superstition here, and I’m starting to plan for it now. With the earlier setting...

Time for a prison break

Oct 7, 2020 / 6:00 am

I hate being locked up. It’s time for a prison break. The stories we tell ourselves, and our mental prisons rob us of the present moment, our happiness,...

Get a grip

Sep 30, 2020 / 6:00 am

Are we unwitting gluttons for punishment? Are we harming ourselves without knowing? Get up, grab your morning beverage, open up your device, and begin the daily...

Thanksgiving every day

Sep 23, 2020 / 6:00 am

Who knew Sept. 21 was such a potent day of juicy possibility? While I knew it was the International Day of Peace, I didn’t realize it’s also World...

Life-sucking disease sucks

Sep 16, 2020 / 6:00 am

Life-sucking What If disease is proliferating in the shadows of the pandemic. What If disease, commonly known as worry, keeps us up at night, causes us to be...

Don't listen to Eeyore

Sep 9, 2020 / 6:00 am

It’s easy to get pulled down the rabbit-hole of negativity. But it comes at a cost. Learning to navigate life’s rapidly changing landscape can be...

10 things a day

Sep 2, 2020 / 6:00 am

Oh, the fun I’ve been having. Out with the old, but not in with the new. During the past month, I’ve shed a great burden of excess weight, unaware...