Eve of Destruction

https://youtu.be/qfZVu0alU0I   Eve of Destruction The eastern world, it is explodin', Violence flarin', bullets loadin', You're old enough to kill but not for votin', You don't believe in war, but what's that gun you're totin', And even the Jordan river has bodies floatin', But you tell me over and over and over again my friend, … Continue reading Eve of Destruction

Ain’t Got Time for Hate

https://youtu.be/3Nlcd1kKF28 Where's your wings little angel? My sweet baby child And how you gonna live In a world gone wild Well you better be smart You better be strong Ain't gon' be long I don't care if you're rich Never had a dime This whole life is an uphill climb And I ain't got time … Continue reading Ain’t Got Time for Hate

Is There All There IS

https://youtu.be/F9pS7iZzNgQ I remember when I was a very little girl, our house caught on fire I'll never forget the look on my father's face as he gathered me up in his arms and raced through the burning building out to the pavement I stood there shivering in my pajamas and watched the whole world go … Continue reading Is There All There IS

How to Love

When a loved one is in physical or emotional pain, when their world no longer makes sense, your simple listening can work wonders. Cry with them. Be silent with them. Validate their feelings, however painful. Help them feel known in this world. Don't offer clever answers now. Offer yourself. Don't preach and teach. Don't judge … Continue reading How to Love

Ten True Things About Gratefulness

Gratefulness not only changes your life, but also extends beyond your intimate sphere. It gives rise to compassion, kindness, forgiveness, and empathy, and thus informs how we treat others and how we act in the larger world. ~ Kristi Nelson 1. Gratefulness is not circumstantial or conditional. 2. We can practice being grateful for what … Continue reading Ten True Things About Gratefulness