Beliefs

Reciprocal Blessings

  Photo by Nico Smit on Unsplash   You’ll never guess what happened to me today! As I was driving through downtown on my way home, I noticed several tents, grocery carts full of clothes, bags/luggage, blankets spread out on the ground, and people standing around underneath the…

…and here’s Johnny

If you have anything to do with music at any event in legendary Muscle Shoals, you are bound to know Johnny Belew.  If he isn’t front stage, you can believe you will find him backstage, quietly doing whatever you need him to do.  In fact, he’s always extending…

Part Of The Package

    Abundance – An overflowing fullness; ample sufficiency; great plenty. Affluence. Just in defining our topic, I began to feel good. Light, bubbly, clear, free, and expectant is a few of the words that come to mind. Now, I felt it: I was warming up. What have…

Words from Russell Clayton

  SURRENDER Surrender is the shift from no to yes. Say yes to the moment and whatever form it takes. In order to become truly free, you must clear all inner resistance. The antidote for resistance is found in surrender. Surrender to what is. Surrender to truth. Surrender…

FANTASY LAND

Imagining the improbable, OOthat’s fantasizing. I imagine the improbable OOfrequently. Whatever it is, OOfor good or ill, OOI come to know it intimately. I suspect, then accept OOit may be probable. I come to recognize, OOrealize the probable OOrestng within the improbable. I nurture that probability OOwith my…

Mi Casa, Su Casa: Space Saving Storage in the Kitchen

I have a small, open concept galley style kitchen. I absolutely love to cook and have tons of cooking gadgetry, tools, and ingredients. It is an ongoing challenge to have an orderly kitchen, but with everything you need accessible and visually pleasing. Through trial and error, trolling cooking…

(Meeting)Oprah

“I am pursuing Oprah with this divinely inspired blog. Of all the publishers to choose from, I want Oprah. (I guess Eckhart is wearing off).  We have several venues we can choose from – O Magazine, OWN, or maybe I can sneak in through the Book Club.   I…

SLAY THE OGRES

Slay the ogres. The selfish ogre must go. This ogre misaligns resources. Snatching and hoarding, OOit keeps things out of balance OOwith its deficit consciousness. It must be drowned in authentic generosity OOor smothered with courtesy and grace. Banish the ogre of fear. It is a liar. It…