ownership

Ownership Question: Who Does This Belong To?

Examine Your Life A conscious life and intentional living are what many strive to do and this writer is among them. Over the past couple of weeks, that came even more sharply into focus. Regular readers might have noticed that there was no post here last week. The reason for that is simple. Thrust upon me was another decision to take ownership, not necessarily of something but feelings about a couple of situations unfolding in my experience. Much if not all the posts on this blog are recollections of lessons

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Mother’s Day Message

Love Of A Mother Over a decade ago at a Mother’s Day event – brunch, supper, something with lots of food – I heard a woman declare that it would be the saddest day of her life if her children did not celebrate her on that special day. The depth of her emotions as she made that declaration moved me in a perplexing way. On the one hand, being a mother myself, I could understand the pain of not hearing from my daughter on a special occasion. Yet being a

Life Lessons, Karma Or Crappy Coincidences?

Really? This Is A Lesson? Michael H. Ballard, a man of resilience, will be the featured Contributor today and as I read his piece again, doing some formatting, finding pictures, etc to complement it before posting later this afternoon, several thoughts were buzzing in my mind. The central point was – life lessons, are they things that just happen to us from which we learn or are they fated, destiny coordinated by life to correct our willful ways? With me, one question always leads to a million so as I