Weathering a storm – geological or emotional – takes planning, preparation, courage, assistance and energy. The reason for so much stress is unpreparedness. Many people interpret the storms they experience as an assault on their lives. The one lesson that is not emphasized enough is the fact that change is constant. It’s not occasional. It’sRead More..
What have I done for over a week? I’ve been plain ketchup -or playing catch-up. Yes, that actually struck me as funny, in my spent state. With everything I’ve added onto my Life Improvement Mission, I had to make choices of omission. Namely, I had time to either blog or exercise. I chose to exerciseRead More..
As previously mentioned, I joined a choir called The Velvet Curtain Singers. We rehearse at Metropolitan United Church, in downtown Toronto. One of our members is the carillonneur at the church. He’s the one who plays the carillon – the church bells. He kindly offered to give a tour and demo of the carillon lastRead More..
Most of us have been taught that filling a garbage bag with old clothes and dropping it off at Goodwill or the Salvation Army is being charitable. The guilt of over-consumption is temporarily suppressed and we carry on. This is not being charitable. Just as offering someone your leftovers is not sharing. Sharing is offeringRead More..
Today’s mission was to just get through the day. It was tough. I didn’t get enough sleep thanks to having had too much water too late last evening. Remember my goal to drink half my weight in ounces? Yeah – I need to iron out the kinks in that plan. Must drink at least halfRead More..