Karma is….

The other day I was shopping at a local store. As I pushed my cart around the corner of an aisle I saw a lady from India squatting on the floor looking for a certain product on the bottom shelf. She sprang up when she saw me as if to get out of my way … More Karma is….

The Joy of Life

Sometimes I have to admit that I get joy mixed up with being thankful. The two are different but so intertwined in my life, that I rarely feel one without the other. Most mornings as a child I was awakened by one of my parents calling out, “Rise and Shine!” (I now know my mom … More The Joy of Life

Where Is The Love?

You may or may not have noticed that I haven’t written anything new the last week. There is a reason for that. My heart and mind have been full of sadness for those who have suffered so much from so many different causes. So it was difficult to focus on and choose a topic and … More Where Is The Love?

What Can I Do?

Dear Reader. During these times there seems to be so many horrible things happening to so many people. People are starving because of cruelty; poverty; loss of jobs, money, possessions, family and/or homes. Hate, dishonesty, greed, revenge, ignorance and hunger for power drive politicians, racists, and terrorists to maim, kill, starve or traumatize innocent people. … More What Can I Do?

Beauty and Grace

I love to capture people’s facial expressions with my camera. One photo I took over 10 years ago always makes me smile. The “subject” was a young woman preparing to dance in a group of other women during the Hindu festival, Diwali, (or Festival of Lights) at a large park near me. Already several groups … More Beauty and Grace