A Gift and a Wish

The Gift If I could give each of you a gift, the gift I would give would be a unique and wonderful pet to take care of. I think that all of us could gain from looking after a living creature. This little creature would be lovable in its imperfection. One floppy ear, bright eyes, […]

Gifts of Insight

There are many different kinds of gifts. The ones that come to mind most readily, of course, are always wrapped nicely and arrive on special occasions. There is another kind of gift however, that being the gift of insight. Insight is quite unique in that it most often arrives unexpectedly for both the giver and […]

Happiness =

"Here’s a little song I wrote, you might want to sing it note for note, DON’T WORRY… BE HAPPY!” – Bobby McFerrin This song, gets a lot of airplay during the summer. Along with Margaritaville by Jimmy Buffett and Kokomo by the Beach Boys, summer wouldn’t be the same without it. I heard it again […]

Not to Worry

My work in health care tends to put me in touch with worried people, so I began to wonder about worry itself. If so many people worry, it must have some kind of value. Most of us would agree that when we’re young, we don’t worry as much as when we’re older. Yet logic would […]

The Gaia Questions and You

In the 1960’s, a British atmospheric scientist by the name of James Lovelock was hired by NASA. The National Aeronautic and Space Administration was interested in having him study the prospect of life on Mars, comparing its habitability to Earth. In the process of his studies, Dr. Lovelock experienced an insight that may prove to […]