Good Things Surround Us

Overwhelming is a word which makes it difficult for me to find anything it describes. For every challenge in life there’s a tool to overcome it. For every trial, there’s an equal or better blessing. People around me are the same. I don’t see anyone who is overwhelmed by their troubles. An example of this …

Square Eyes

Whatever you say about another person’s method of living is what you say about yourself. You impart more information about yourself in your censure of another than you do about the person you’re criticizing. Oddly enough, there are many in this world who know this. They know the fact of the matter is their own …

Categorical Love

A woman whose husband has sports equipment he’s never used. And she doesn’t mention it. A woman who thinks her husband is hot. A man who thinks his wife is hot. A man who picks up the cracker off the kitchen floor, instead of complaining that his wife didn’t pick it up. Dogs who love …

Like a Sunrise

Do the negative things we think make us grouchy? When we’re grouchy, do we show it? When we’re hopeful and loving, do we show it? Negative thoughts don’t just happen, do they? When you get a negative idea, does it originate inside you, or does it first start somewhere else and then grow inside you …

Pulling Out of a Slump

That’s all it takes really. Look above. A picture of a blue-eyed kitten is a great way to deal with the doldrums, the blues, the slump, the blockage, the writer’s constipation. So many names for a low-down mood. So many ways to define sorrows. Why do we do it? Why do we spend so much …