Perspective

Laughter, Always an Option

  “Sometimes crying or laughing are the only options left, and laughing feels better right now.” ― Veronica Roth, Divergent If the ability to laugh at oneself is reflective of good mental health, I’m in decent shape. It’s been a hectic year. I retired from my full-time job…

Laughter

  “If we couldn’t laugh we would all go insane.” ― Robert Frost Imagine a group of women, ranging in age from mid-thirties to almost eighty years old who travel together two or three times a year to attend regional and international sorority conferences. The travel time ranges…

Mama’s Medicine

  There are people who have been gifted by God in ways they might not truly understand, if they even pause to think of such things. Some have the gift of a great singing voice (RIP Aretha), others may have an artist’s eye, or a nurturing soul, or…

JL Yoga

So, I was recently asked or it was suggested that I try “Kilt Yoga”. That is doing Yoga postures (asana) while wearing a kilt..yeah, that skirt that Scottish men are portrayed wearing, often times with no underwear. While you probably won’t find me parading around and showing off my…

Lost Laughter

One day my laughter went away, not the chuckles, but the deep, hearty, soul cleansing laughter that makes your heart feel lighter and allows your worries, fears, and anxiety to fade away. One day that laughter disappeared from me and it was replaced with forced laughter that everyone…

Laughter

  Laughter!!  If laughter is the best medicine for what ails us, I should be in rip roaring good health!  Lord knows I’ve had plenty to laugh about, especially when it comes to my own life and the crazy things I’ve done. Who else but me would have…

Laugh….just because

UGH, you know what? I had several versions of this article put together and decided to dump them all. Why? Partially because I’m a tad bit super busy and a little tiny bit of a perfectionist and those articles while good didn’t give me the vibe I wanted….

CAN YOU HANDLE THE TRUTH?

    The truth is not for all men, but only for those who seek it. Ayn Rand The climax of the court martial scene in the 1992 award winning movie, A Few Good Men shows a young Tom Cruise, playing attorney Daniel Kaffe in intense cross-examination of…

35 Seconds

She’s fixing the smudge of red on her lip that she just picked up in the rear view mirror as she checked if it was safe to throw the lukewarm dregs of leftover coffee in the paper cup out of the passenger side of her car into the…

Unfiltered Realities

In our everyday lives, we tell lies and listen to lies in almost every aspect of our existence. “No, I have never seen him/her ever in life.” “Yes, he’s your father.” “Girl, that dress looks good on you!” “Of course, this is my hair.” “Your cooking is phenomenal!”…