Month: July 2015


What Do You Do While You’re Waiting to Receive?

The other day I was talking to Mel, the Almighty Universe.  That’s what I call Him.  When I was growing up we called Him God and pictured him as an old man in robes sporting white hair and a long beard but that didn’t appeal to me.  I mean, if I’m going to pray to somebody, I don’t want […]

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Three Reasons Your Cat Should Be Your New Guru

My cat fell off the porch railing six times today.  He was napping in front of the window and I counted. Limp as a rag doll, he’d sleepily take a casual stretch and then – HOLY CRAP! –  inelegantly flip into the flower bed.  Not once did he look around to see if anyone noticed.  […]

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Are You Doing the Things Winners Do?

Winners do the things losers don’t feel like doing. That sentence was taped on my kids’ bedroom walls as they were growing up.  There was a steady rotation of inspirational quotes that made the door, too, and no amount of cynicism or eye rolling deterred me from my mission.  Wisdom would seep into their sponge-like minds […]

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How To Stop Being a Complete Wreck!

I’m sure you’ve heard the clamor about finding your passion and following your dreams.  All the Gurus are talking about it.  And Oprah still insists we live our best lives.  Now she and Deepak Chopra have teamed up to really bully us into it.   You better meditate if you know what’s good for you! Maybe you’re not […]

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