The light from the sun is just beginning to remove the shadows of darkness. I can see the fence and trees through my back window and the birds are slowly waking up. Pepper, my cat, is nearby resting on the blanket on the ottoman. And I am in my favorite spot
My friend and co-host on The Caregivers Bakery, CJ Golden is my guest blogger this week. CJ has climbed the mountain to independence from rules, negativity and restraint more than once. I am sure you all have also. Let us know what your take-aways from the thoughts she shares with us
“The Little Engine That Could” was my son’s favorite book when he was little. It is a story about a little engine who was carrying toys and treats to boys and girls on the other side of the mountain. And suddenly the engine broke down. It could not go any further.
This is an excerpt from a meditation my father wrote maybe 40 years ago! He goes on to talk about laying down Anger and Guilt and Worries and Fears. It is a powerful guided meditation. And as I was thinking about Angie Stegall’s talk about Forest Bathing, I realized my
Today I am thinking about Courage and Guilt and Self-Forgiveness. A lot of emphasis and study is placed on forgiving others, and that is important. There is a powerful saying about holding onto anger. It says, “Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and hoping the other person dies.” That is
Every day, wisdomwell.modernelderacademy.com publishes a short blog sharing thoughts about aging, transitions, intergenerational collaboration and other pieces of wisdom. You can subscribe to Wisdom Well and receive these daily messages in your inbox. The below poem appeared in my inbox the other day, and I have permission to share it with
Heidi Siefkas shared so much with us on Hey, Boomer that I asked her to write a blog to give us more insight on the