In spite of the fact that I am a senior citizen, I still consider myself a child at heart. So why is it that before I go to a fireworks display for a holiday I pause and do the “old woman routine:” check the weather for temperature, rain, lightening, and think of all the things … More What Is It About Fireworks and Our Flag?
This is the second letter to my younger self in an effort to understand who I am now better and perhaps to help someone else do the same. Hello, young Elaine. You have an exciting life ahead of you in school. You get your first taste of what it is like to live in the … More School Teaches Life Lessons
When Creator made the new world, he also placed First Man and First Woman in it. Just as their world was new, so was their relationship. … More Cherokee Legend of Strawberries
Friends can complete our lives, or can deplete our lives. Have you ever wondered why you ended up with some of the friends you have? What kind of friends do you have? We all have different kinds of friends with whom we share varying degrees of intimacy and for various reasons. Some friends are “cyber … More Having Trouble Picking Friends?
Rumi, a famous Persian philosopher from the 13th century, once aptly penned: “The wound is where the light enters you.” … More An Introduction to Healing Wounds of the Past
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