October 3, 2023

“No one can possess an afternoon of rain beating against the window, or the serenity of a sleeping child, or the magical moment when the waves break on the rocks. It is through such moments that God reveals himself to mankind.” Paulo Coelho

Words to the wise

August 4, 2023

‘Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can.’ John Wesley

Hazardous to our health

June 18, 2023

“Sitting is more dangerous than smoking, kills more people than HIV and is more treacherous than parachuting. The chair is out to kill us.” Dr. James Levine Levine believes that U.S. citizens spend more than half of their waking hours sitting down in front of a tv, driving, or behind a desk at work.

The Champ

May 26, 2023

The Greatest.  The Goat.  Call him by either name and that’s fine. Michael Jordan, Tom Brady, Tiger Woods, Simon Biles, Sand Koufax, Pele…yes, they are or were the tops in their sport. But ask any of them who The Greatest refers to and I’m guessing without a hint of hesitation, they’d say Muhammad Ali. After […]


March 26, 2023

“Life brings suffering no matter who we are. But there is a path for all of us that leads out of this suffering and on to that joyful journey of self discovery, no matter how painful our personal history might be.” George Mumford from the book The Mindful Athlete

Philosophy 101

March 23, 2023

Sam Burns is a rapidly improving professional golfer. When asked today about his process over the last few months and moving forward, he said…,’I have a tendency to get ahead of myself so I’m trying to slow down, take it one shot at a time, and be where my feet are. Be where my feet […]


February 10, 2023

The optimist sees a way out of life’s most challenging moments.


January 23, 2023

Often just being there with a friend in need is a blessing indeed.


October 30, 2022

What a caterpillar calls the end of the world…The Master calls a butterfly.

A Touch of Heaven

October 26, 2022

“They say you forget your troubles on a trout stream, but that’s not quite it. What happens is that you begin to see where your troubles fit into the grand scheme of things, and suddenly they’re just not such a big deal anymore.” John Girrach

Tune in

October 24, 2022

“I think we all get a call of some kind at various points in our lives. Maybe not a literal phone call, but a sort of suggestion or prompting that forces us to consider how far we’re willing to go to change things, or find the truth, or discover what we’re missing.” Lisa Miller from […]


October 24, 2022

‘To be a parent is to live the greatest love story.’ Lisa Miller from the book The Awakened Brain


October 8, 2022

Arteriosclerosis is a hardening of the arteries. Psychosclerosis is a hardening of the attitudes, and it might be just as dangerous. Trevor Moawad from the book It Takes What It Takes.  


September 14, 2022

‘Everyone you meet is a treasure.’ Dr. Jim Dixon


June 5, 2022

“Value life and health most. Enjoy living and drink from the cup of happiness.”   Helen Luksenburg, Holocaust survivor


June 5, 2022

“Let go of your sorrow, there is always tomorrow…and after the rain, the sun will shine again.” Henny Gurko, Singer, songwriter, and Holocaust survivor


June 5, 2022

“You only betray yourself when you ignore the inner dreams for your life.” Renee Firestone,  Holocaust survivor


April 13, 2022

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.  Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.”   Jesus of Nazareth


March 28, 2022

“Find magic in the little things, and the big things you always expected will start to show up.” Isa Zapata


March 28, 2022

“Choose to be optimistic…it feels better.” Dalai Lama. XIV