U Turns

Yesterday, while out running, I noticed 2 cars making U Turns.  I had to assess what was going on as I was crossing the road where they were making the turn. Should I go or wait until I totally knew what they were doing?…

Being Patient

Do you have patience?  Sometimes? All the time? I recognize the importance of it, however I have to admit, I do not have it all the time. Lately, I have had several instances where I had to practice more patience and await the outcome….

The Power of Being Balanced

Have you ever noticed how on certain days you can feel calm, at peace and be able to balance on one leg? You feel ready to take on the world and deal with whatever comes your way! Then on other days you can hardly…

Lessons from Foggy Days

I love living at the beach.  Even though I prefer sunny days to foggy ones – I have learned to appreciate the morning and evening marine layer as it is called here in Southern California.  The morning fog keeps the weather cooler and is…

Transitions

It’s back to school time!  In my opinion, we have transitioned from summer into fall with the Labor Day holiday weekend. (officially Fall begins Sept 22) I hope you enjoyed your time with family, friends, food, fun, and time to do what makes you…

Cultivate the Root

Cultivate the root. The leaves and branches will take care of themselves. Confucius It all begins with the foundation, the root, the true essence. That is where the magic happens. Spend the time early on digging deep, laying the framework, nourishing and nurturing the…

Mantras

Om Mani Pädme Hum This Mantra, seen first on our visit to Tibet years ago, continues to comfort, restore and bring peace to me whenever I recite it. Do you have a mantra? Do you have a saying that you recite to yourself that…

Detour?

For every failure, there’s an alternative course of action. You just have to find it. When you come to a roadblock, take a detour.    Mary Kay Ash – Founder Mary Kay Cosmetics. I love detours! Do you? Many times in life, I had…

The Meaning of Finding 2 Nickels

A few weeks ago, I wrote about finding dimes while out running and their significance.  The other day on my morning run, I came across a shiny nickel.  Then a few paces later, another nickel! I realized the Universe was giving me a message…

Faith Dream Believe

One never knows when, where or how the Universe will send us messages we need to hear! That is why it is important to remain alert and aware of all that goes on around and within us. I’d like to share how these 3…