Disguising Ourselves as Human

Have you ever seen someone disguise himself as a car seat? Sounds silly doesn't it, but not long ago there was a story in the paper about a man who was attempting to illegally cross the border into America by disguising himself as a car seat.   As I stared at...

Meet Your Wardens: Worry, Doubt and Fear

We are the prisoners of our own perceptions. Here are 3 short stories about the results about being locked up by worry, doubt and fear – and then an alternative ending for each.   1. I walked around the counter to get a straw for my drink and found a woman...

Heaven – Harmony – Balance – Boring? Not

Mark Twain once said that he wasn’t interested in going to heaven. After all how could it be heaven if he couldn’t do the things that were fun to him here on earth? Exactly. The same sentiment is found in all of us whether we are aware of it or not.  ...

Fly or Die – The Lesson of The Dove

One of my first greeters in my new home in was a pair of doves. For the year that I lived in my apartment on the canyon they constantly visited me at my feeders on the porch, or at the front door as I came home, or outside the bushes of my office.   I thought...

Fly or Die – The Lesson of The Dove

One of my first greeters in my new home in was a pair of doves. For the year that I lived in my apartment on the canyon they constantly visited me at my feeders on the porch, or at the front door as I came home, or outside the bushes of my office.   I thought...

It's Only a Shadow

I could see him watering the lawn as I walked towards home. As I watched a giggling two year old came bouncing out of the house declaring, " I can step on you." He said, "I don't think so because I'm too big." We all three laughed as the little...

It's Only a Shadow

I could see him watering the lawn as I walked towards home. As I watched a giggling two year old came bouncing out of the house declaring, " I can step on you." He said, "I don't think so because I'm too big." We all three laughed as the little...

Hidden in Plain Sight

Lying on the floor resting between Yoga postures I felt the breeze of the fan directly above my head. As I stared at the fan, I noticed that periodically I could actually see the blades that were whirling around causing the breeze. Other times they were almost...

How Many Times Do We Have To Be Told?

As in many activities, dance is something that is practiced over and over again. The ballet bar is a perfect example of using repetition to achieve perfection. No matter where in the world a ballet class is being taught, it is taught in basically the same way. As a...

How Many Times Do We Have To Be Told?

As in many activities, dance is something that is practiced over and over again. The ballet bar is a perfect example of using repetition to achieve perfection. No matter where in the world a ballet class is being taught, it is taught in basically the same way. As a...

Leaves, Penguins, and Ourselves as a Tree

“Hey Honey, come look. There is a huge bird in the tree that I have never seen before!” I pointed out the window to what looked like a beautiful mahogany colored bird, bigger than the red tailed hawk that often sits in the trees behind our house.  ...

Thoughts or Ideas – Choose Wisely

Do you know the difference between Thoughts and Ideas?   Do you know which one you should listen to and act on?   Do you know how dramatically different your life will be when you act on the right one?   Maybe these two stories about Thoughts or Ideas...