Thoughts to Ponder

Thoughts to Ponder…

This life is not forever. Is the argument you are having with a friend or loved one so important that you are willing to lose your relationship? There are times when it is that important, when we are being abused or mistreated or taken advantage of we simply have to walk away. Many times, the […]

Thoughts to Ponder…

The only person responsible for meeting our needs is us. We can ask others to help meet our needs and they may or may not agree. Even when we they do agree, they remain free to decide at some point they can no longer meet our need. Whatever their response, the only person ultimately responsible […]

Thoughts to Ponder…

Zen Buddhists talk about “beginner’s mind,” the idea that there is always something to learn. They recognize that the minute we feel we have “arrived” we shut ourselves down and become out of touch. There is always something to learn, always some benefit from every experience. If we keep ourselves open, we will continue to […]

Thoughts to Ponder – Behavior

One of the great challenges of life is to rise above unhealthy behavior not only in ourselves but in those around us. In ourselves, we are responsible for working to make our behavior more healthy. In those very close to us such as family and close friends all we can do is encourage them to […]