Monthly Archives: April 2012

Change or Stay the Same

It’s Monday: the beginning of a new week and the threshold of a new month that begins tomorrow. It’s never too late to start the life you’ve always dreamed of (written as a reminder to myself to settle for no less … Continue reading

Posted in Life, Overcoming Obstacles, Wisdom

Crazy Ones, Misfits, Rebels and Troublemakers

Whenever I feel like an outcast or my uniqueness is a vulnerability I go read what Steve Jobs said in a PBS interview in 1994. What sometimes feels like a curse of too much individuality feels like a blessing in … Continue reading

Posted in Insight, People, Self Awareness

A Rainbow’s End

A way to bring light to a dark time or to shake myself from sleepwalking while awake is looking outside and beyond myself . When I do sometimes a wider view comes. Other times what I see is narrow, but in … Continue reading

Posted in Life, Overcoming Obstacles, Simple Pleasures

A Small Miracle

A few weeks ago I found out mid one afternoon that a local major cinema complex was showing a restored version of “Casablanca” once at 7pm that evening. Having never seen it on the big screen, I was excited. A … Continue reading

Posted in Fun and Humor, Overcoming Obstacles, Simple Pleasures

Light in the Darkness

What does it mean to get to a “Breaking Point”? For much of my life I thought those two words related to when a person ‘breaks down”; something in the realm of a “nervous breakdown” I recalled hearing adults whisper … Continue reading

Posted in Life, Overcoming Obstacles, Self Awareness

Better Tomorrow Because of Today

A pencil maker told a pencil five important lessons before packaging the pencil for sale. * Everything you do will always leave a mark. * You can always correct the mistakes you make. * What is important is inside of … Continue reading

Posted in Life, Self Awareness, Wisdom

Awareness of What “IS” Within

Through the months of moving forward with Good Morning Gratitude my thinking was if I made my goal of writing here daily for a year, I’d possess a healthy sense of accomplishment.  And there is a some of that today knowing I achieved my goal, … Continue reading

Posted in Overcoming Obstacles, Self Awareness, Wisdom

Around In Circles

Tomorrow marks 366 days, one full year, of writing Good Morning Gratitude.  Somehow a “leap year” seems appropriate as I ‘leaped’ into this lead only by spiritual guidance beyond my understanding.   I have learned a great deal from this true learning … Continue reading

Posted in Knowledge, Life, Self Awareness, Wisdom

The Cry of the Road Not Taken

Clear in memory from my 20′s is becoming lost on my first solo cross-country training flight while learning to fly.  Absorbing what it took to become a pilot came easy and I was able to advance faster than most.  The danger in … Continue reading

Posted in Life, Self Awareness, Spirituality

…And So Much More

An hour ago I stopped at Baskin and Robbin’s for an ice cream cone on my way home. Today is utterly spectacular without a single cloud in the sky and a comfortable temperature around 70 degrees. It was an easy … Continue reading

Posted in Friends, Life, Simple Pleasures