A Moment Of Change

It is possible for our entire lives to be changed in a single moment.  In fact, every single moment is changing our entire lives whether we are conscious of it or not.  But, once we are conscious of these profound moments of transformation, we begin to appreciate them and to look for them.  We begin…

Lighten Up

Give yourself a break.  Don’t spoil yourself, pamper yourself, or put your selfish desires ahead of everything else.  Just give yourself a break.  Don’t be so hard on yourself.  Be kind to yourself like you would a close friend.  Don’t ignore your responsibilities, buy things you cannot afford, or believe that you are owed anything…

Our Boundaries

We have no right to be angry when we allow others to cross our boundaries.  Our integrity is ours, not theirs, to maintain.  Of course, people who respect us will also respect our boundaries, but only if we do first.  On the other hand, people who do not respect us may never respect our boundaries,…

Growing Pains

We all have to do things in our lives that we would rather not do.  We cannot get our way all of the time.  Nor would we likely be happier if we did.  We need resistance to make us stronger.  Friction helps to develop our character.  Pressure forces us to grow in ways we otherwise…