It's What You Get

I always have a Netflix series on the go. I am not overly picky when I chose what one to watch. I recently watched “The Worst Witch”. I think it was probably created for people in their teens or maybe younger…well, let’s...

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Life is Like a Casserole

There are 2 kinds of people in this world.

There is the one kind of people that don’t care that the food on their plate touches. Heck, they may even mix their food together. Potatoes, gravy, beef, salad, and corn on one forkful.

Then...

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My Friday Fiasco

I record “note-worthy” things on the calendar hanging on my fridge. 

A couple Fridays ago, I wrote “super-duper hot”. The next Friday, I wrote “super-duper windy”. I glanced at the following Friday and...

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Are You Alive?

Generally speaking, we have become an inactive bunch. Most of us live a predominantly sedentary life. Sitting at computers, in a vehicle, or in an office. We don’t do much moving around. All this sitting around takes a toll on our physical...

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The Marathon of Life

If you were going to run a 26km marathon, would that physical ability just appear? No. You would train for it.

Would you start training the day of the race? No. You wouldn’t. Instead, you would prepare for the challenge. You would train for...

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The Mud of Anger

 I recently watched a video of Thich Nhat Hanh, Buddhist monk and peace activist, beautifully answering a question about anger from a little girl:

Little girl: When I get angry, how do I let my anger out?

Thich Nhat Hanh: Do you...

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Parenting 101

I am not a parent. 

But I can imagine that as a parent you want the best for your child. You have a vision of who you’d like your child to be. You want them to grow up to be a “good person” - usually a combination of kind,...

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Surrender

I was recently asked, “Where do you get the ideas for your blogs?”

I answered, “They usually just come to me.”

Well this one you’re reading right now wasn’t “coming”.

I had a problem: I needed...

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Don't Seize the Day

I admit it. I wouldn’t consider myself a “morning person”- I don’t get excited to hear the alarm clock ring and I’m not very motivated to leave the warmth and comfort of my bed. 

But there is something almost...

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The Extra-Ordinary

Last weekend, I re-watched an old (-ish) movie from 2010, Extraordinary Measures with Brendan Fraser and Harrison Ford. The movie was inspired by true events. It’s about a couple that have 3 kids. 2 of them, aged 6 and 8, have...

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