Monthly Archives: June 2016

ONE CHIP AT A TIME…

You may have heard this story about Michelangelo: Soon after he’d finished sculpting the statue of David, word went out throughout Europe and beyond that this was his greatest, greatest work. As the story goes, a rich patron of the arts who lived perhaps a hundred miles away, heard these raves and thought to himself,… read more

WHAT WE NEED IS …LOVE

I can’t remember when I first heard the phrase, “We become what we hate…” I think it was in a college philosophy class. It hit me pretty hard at the time. Still does. And not surprisingly, now more than ever. “Hate” seems to have taken the upper hand. The “hateful” things going on “out there”… read more

ALMOST THERE…

It was a cold, windy morning in early January. I was riding my bike as I did every morning when I was a little girl, to a small school in Florida that I attended for a few months each winter. I’d had pneumonia as an infant and doctors had warned my parents that it would be… read more

IT’S NOT THE CYNIC WHO COUNTS…

The Cynics - the dream-busters, hope-dashers; the people who never see the light at the end of the tunnel or spot the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow after the storm… are multiplying at an alarming rate. Cynics are more dangerous than pessimists. Pessimists merely spend their energy assuming the worst; they don’t… read more