Archive for May, 2012


“We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.”—Anais Nin

Perspective.  It alters everything.

I have this sad, heavy heart feeling as my daughter returns to college for the remainder of her spring semester.   As I clean up the house, I can’t help but smile, thinking of how I will miss seeing her coat hanging over the dining room chair (no use for a closet!) and her belongings strewn across the couch.  I like the tidiness of the ...

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Little Reminders

“You can observe a lot by just watching.”  —Yogi Berra

I love to watch small children, especially since mine are nearly grown.  They serve as a reminder of so many important principles.

Here are just a few:

  • Enjoy the journey, literally.  As adults, we are often rushing from one place to another such that we hardly notice where we have been or how we got there. In contrast, young children can’t seem to just walk from one place to another.  They must hop, ...
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