A Screw Loose and an Instrument of Peace

A Screw Loose and an Instrument of Peace

This week I built something all by myself and it gave me a great sense of accomplishment. Truth be told, IKEA supplied all the parts and instructions on how to assemble my new office chair, but I still feel good about it! That company is very good at manufacturing...
There is So Much Magnificence

There is So Much Magnificence

Those who have been reading my weekly stories for a while know how much I enjoy being near the ocean. My entire being relaxes and expands when I’m at the beach. Many of you share my love for the sound of the waves rolling in and the refreshing, restorative quality of...
Sweet Tea Angel

Sweet Tea Angel

Most of us grew up hearing the phrase “it’s better to give than receive,” or some version of that, but is it true? Some people have taken this phrase to mean it is selfish to receive, so they focus on giving. They have a very hard time receiving a compliment, let...
No Regrets

No Regrets

Several years ago, I listened to a podcast where Oprah Winfrey interviewed Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon.com. In that interview, he talked about his decision to leave a very lucrative career on Wall Street to start his own company. He told Oprah his boss at the...