Harsh Realities…

I’ve had a lot of difficult news to absorb in the past thirty-six hours. The problem is this type of news happens everyday.  I’ve listened to and read about, child abuse, and molestation, suicide, alcoholism, health disorders, emotional outbursts and heartache! These are the harsh realities of the world we live in… The flip side… Continue reading Harsh Realities…

Fallen Idols

I was informed today of a recent suicide. The person who called me said, “I’m in shock, he had everything.” “Why would he do this?” How often have we heard these very words, when someone who is thought to be an icon in the public eye, does something we believe is out of character?  The… Continue reading Fallen Idols

Where I’m Lead…

I’ve always been surprised by where my intuition leads me. I try to listen to and follow its instructions as often as possible, but all too often I get lost in THOUGHT. Thankfully I’ve been clearheaded these past weeks post sixth dan test, and I’ve been discovering and rediscovering all sorts of wonderful gifts. First I… Continue reading Where I’m Lead…

Surprised With My Words…

You always need to watch out what you say or write because your words may come back to haunt you… My father used to say that to me all the time; mostly because of my quick comebacks and sassy tung. I never thought I would be surprised to see my own words…  Such was the case… Continue reading Surprised With My Words…

Looking Forward…

What do you do after completing or reaching a goal? For me I look forward to the next adventure or challenge… I was tested for my sixth dan (6th degree black belt) this past Saturday. The training and preparation were fairly intense. To say I was focused would be an understatement! I loved the challenges… Continue reading Looking Forward…

Quotes…

Today I was finishing up my essays for my upcoming sixth dan exam. I like to insert appropriate quotes at the beginning of each essay answer. In my search I found two of my favorite, one From George Bernard Shaw and the other from Lao Tzu’s Hua Hu Ching. I’d like to share parts of… Continue reading Quotes…