Day 267 of #LiveWell2017 All my life I've heard people say, "the road to Hell is paved with good intentions." The gist of that statement is that it doesn't matter what your intentions are if your actions don't match them or if you fail to follow through on them. Promises are useless without action. Intentions … Continue reading Live with intention
Day 253 of #LiveWell2017 As I write this, Hurricane Irma is bearing down on SW Florida. I lived there for 33 years. I still have many friends there, most of whom have evacuated or are safe in shelters. Like millions of others, my thoughts and heart are with all those folks today as it takes … Continue reading Nothing remains the same
Day 213 of #LiveWell2017 Welcome to August! Let the world come alive! Let life fill you with peace and joy this moment. I'll be cutting back to weekly (maybe twice a week) posts this month because we are in the middle of a big move back across the country. Some of my posts will be … Continue reading Transitions
Day 48 of #LiveWell2017 Gandhi's quote has often been paraphrased to "be the change you want to see in the world." Either way, it's good advice, and a great reminder that I need to keep working at it every day.
It didn't look that far away, really, so we began walking... We walked and walked and walked some more. The wind pushed us southward. We looked back, and the car we'd left parked on the beach looked like a spec of dirt, and still our destination seemed a long way off. So, we walked and walked...by … Continue reading It’s the distance that fools you….
I grew up on a dairy farm in central North Carolina, but I moved away 32 years ago. I've come back home to visit every year, though. Every time I visit I'm always struck by two things: how much things have changed and how much things are the same. It's an interesting contradiction. The dairy … Continue reading Change is the Only Constant
"A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook … Continue reading Should humans be more like black bears or snail kites?