Equanimity, Thoughts

Rags to RICHES

I was catching up with a friend recently and I was telling her about all the things I had going on. As you know, I recently returned from Scotland and Ireland. But outside of that, I went on a business trip to Washington, D.C. and am an active participant in my kids school and after… Continue reading Rags to RICHES

freedom, Thoughts

Gender role traditions

Recently, my husband went to the grocery store to get things he needed to make dinner and he was approached by a family friend. A comment relating to the traditions between men and women was made, which made my husband uncomfortable. The comment may or may not have been meant as a joke but it… Continue reading Gender role traditions

Equanimity, Thoughts

Be the voice of inspiration

Today’s inspiration from Rumi is about the impact of our voice. “Raise your words, not voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.” The world we live in is loud. The sound is almost unbearable and it clouds one’s thinking.  We seem to have always been a nation where the loudest voice is the… Continue reading Be the voice of inspiration

Equanimity, Thoughts

I am not my religion.

While having a conversation with my friend, whom I met in church, I realized that many people don't really understand the difference between religion and spirituality. She and I have similar beliefs but we had a great discussion about other people in our lives who want to live a Christian life but blindly follow rules without questioning… Continue reading I am not my religion.