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The important things

January 31, 2016

“If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there’d be a shortage of fishing poles.” Doug Larson

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The DNO Concept

January 31, 2016

Angelique Kerber is The 2016 Women’s Singles Champion for The Ystralian Open. Seeded seventh, she was a long shot to defeat number one seed Serena Williams. How did she do it? Kerber extended points with incredible hustle and wisdom. Stretched beyond the sidelines, she repeatedly put the ball back in play and frustrated the ultra […]

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An omen

January 31, 2016

Could last Tuesday’s California sunset be an omen before Super Bowl 50? Let’s hope so!!

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Contentment

January 31, 2016

“When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment,… and I told them they didn’t understand life.” […]

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Lighten up

January 31, 2016

“A party of little children at play is one of the most beautiful sights in nature. A sight that, for a moment, almost leads us to mistrust the theories of human misery. Little children are happy because they don’t have carking cares, nor troubling responsibilities, no painful memories and no anxious anticipations.” Frederick Oakeley Carking […]

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Sweet dreams

January 31, 2016

Do babies dream? Maybe the question should be…’are their dreams more peaceful and happier than ours?’

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No problem

January 31, 2016

Craig’s mom told him that this weekend’s snow might be followed by a major storm tonight and Monday. Like any kid, his first thought was no school and let’s get the sled out.

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C’mon people

January 31, 2016

Long ago, a defiant Man entered the courtyard of the temple and was greatly distressed at those selling doves and other products. As the story goes, He overturned their tables and cast them out in no uncertain terms. If He visited a large mega church today in south Denver, there’d be no overturned tables. Instead,there […]

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Timeless truths

January 31, 2016

There are people who carry a rabbit’s foot for good luck. Others have a four leaf clover tucked neatly into their wallets. Shane spoke this morning and cited an expert’s view on how to be happy. 1. Refuse to live in the past. Let go of that anchor and sail into open waters. 2. Refuse […]

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Cookies & Cream

January 30, 2016

I don’t understand why adults don’t eat more ice cream. Me….I have it every day and it makes me smile each time. Vanilla, chocolate, and cookies & cream are my favorites. I’m going to sit down tonight with my mom and get to the bottom of this. She needs to smile more and I can […]

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Bouncing back

January 30, 2016

Thomas loves travel, poker, and red wine each evening. He retired twenty years ago and has been to all seven continents. When his wife passed away five years ago, he went into a tailspin for eighteen months. Weekly sessions with a counselor helped Tom bounce back and he now volunteers at a homeless shelter each […]

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Bliss

January 30, 2016

I don’t know whether they should say “You have a baby” Or “The baby has you.” Anonymous

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Rocky Mountain High

January 30, 2016

Even though Denver’s expecting six to ten inches of snow in the city and up to two feet in the mountains….most of us know how lucky we are to live here. In just a few short months, high mountain lakes will thaw, flowers will bloom, and a bit of paradise will surround us once more.

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Memorable

January 30, 2016

Life Is Not Measured By the Number of Breaths We Take…. But By the Moments That Take Our Breath Away. Vicki Corona

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Vision

January 30, 2016

Oh, I know there’s been hoop stars like Pistol Pete and Larry Bird who had super peripheral vision, but c’mon…..they’d be novices in my world.

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The climb

January 30, 2016

The path to heaven is uphill with many turns. It is never straight forward or simple….but it will be worth it.

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Boys will be boys

January 30, 2016

My father used to play with my brother and me in the yard. Mother would come out and say, ‘You’re tearing up the grass’; ‘We’re not raising grass,’ Dad would reply. ‘We’re raising boys.’ Harmon Killebrew

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No problem

January 30, 2016

Emily loves flowers, hats, the color pink…..and overalls. I guess you could say she’s got the world in the palm of her hands.

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A boy’s best friend

January 30, 2016

Chase has had Riley since the puppy was three days old. Recently, they were reunited after the dog escaped from the back yard and was missing for five days. Luckily, a resident in a neighborhood two miles away saw a poster and called with the good news. It’s hard to tell who is happier….Chase or […]

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Stop and think

January 30, 2016

Even gorillas are prone to verbal abuse. If people would just stop and think, they could transcend this belittling behavior. That’s what brains are for.