A SURPRISE ADDS SPICE TO LIFE

Reducing your expectations in lifewill increase your surprises.Expectations may or may not happen,whereas surprises definitely happen.The fact that you don’t see them comingadds spice to life.Generally speaking,surprises are delightful gifts,whether you are the recipeintor the one giving the surprise.Therefore, make a habit of giving thanksfor each surprise you receivebecause you were given somethingyou didn’t expect. Continue reading A SURPRISE ADDS SPICE TO LIFE

UNUSUAL TRADITIONS DURING THE HOLIDAY SEASON

‘Tis the season And I have no idea Why we we spend so much time Making pretty little cookies All decorated with love and care Only to watch them be quickly devoured By hungry “elves” and “cookie monsters” Who seem to gulp without tasting Or without noticing how pretty the cookies are. I guess it’s a tradition. I have no idea Why we spend so much time Wrapping gifts in carefully selected paper With just the right color and design And topped with fancy matching bows Only to be have the packages Ripped apart and readily trashed In a pitiful … Continue reading UNUSUAL TRADITIONS DURING THE HOLIDAY SEASON

FOUR THINGS A WISE PERSON SAID TO ME

A WISE PERSON ONCE SAID TO ME, ”My friend, within you, and within all human beings, are FOUR important gifts: A CREATIVE IMAGINATION that has no limits and allows you to dream dreams as high as the sky and as wide and deep as the ocean; A CONSCIENCE to guide you in all of your decisions and actions; STRENGTH to carry you through all the storms and hurdles in life; POWER to choose what is best for you, to change and grow as a person, to be happy and fulfilled. Think deeply about what I have said to you. GO … Continue reading FOUR THINGS A WISE PERSON SAID TO ME