I have always loved this ancient Hebrew/Arabic tale. This story is dear to me because it reminds me of my two sons. If you read the end of the post you will see why. The story may also be a reminder to us to help our brothers and sisters of the world who may need … More This Is What Brothers Do
In 1977 a song: “Give a Little Bit of Your Love To Me,” written by Roger Hodgson, was sung by his group Super Tramp. It has been used for Christmas advertisements; sung by the Googoo Dolls; sung in honor of Princess Diana, (since it was one of her favorite songs); and played in movies and … More Give a Little Bit of Your Love
One day I was at a stop light and saw a man with a sign asking for help. I didn’t have any money on me but looked around in the car for something that might make his life a little easier. I had a straw, cowboy hat in the back of the car and offered … More You Matter!
I grew up in a very loving, close knit family. I was taught to be polite and kind to everyone regardless of race, beliefs, or who they were. But after I left the protected environment of my home, I saw that the world was not like my family. I couldn’t just approach someone and become … More Love Makes the World Go Round
A lotus is a symbol of purity, self-regeneration or rebirth, which is why it can symbolize the human life. No matter how low in morals, self love, hate, racism or anything negative, we can grow out of it to a higher, purer, more loving nature; just as the lotus starts from muddy water and grows … More A Boatload of Guilt
I grew up in Greenville South Carolina. I lived there 22 years of my life. Our parents were good loving people. When I was a child my family lived on the corner of an active street and an area designated for “colored” people to live. We had a very nice older, African American couple who … More There’s No Good Reason!
We have heard about terrible things going on in the world: the destruction of hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, fires, shootings and deaths, suffering, anger, fear and other emotions that go with such horrors. Many of us are feeling useless right now, considering the tragedy laden news we hear everyday. Sometimes the pain and sadness in the … More Who Needs You?