I have been doing an immense amount of gardening this past week. I couldn’t seem to get the thought out of my mind that I couldn’t be peaceful until the weeds and dead plant refuse were completely cleared. I worked into the evening when I could no longer even see the weeds. The pain in […]
Today, I was irritated that I was told by one of the staff members that it would be possible for us to meet any time between 10:30 and 2 PM. I showed up shortly after 11 AM and the office was in a staff meeting. I watched my complaint thoughts announcing I was being unfairly […]
Recently, I became aware that my 41-year old son, who has a long history of drug addiction, had relapsed. I went home and sat with this information and asked myself, “Do I really need to be upset about this in my old, habitual way of playing out the role of the “burdened, guilty, anguished, worried […]
An unexpected vacation to a tropical place is now in my future. I had the thought I would like to take a cruise to the Caribbean with my kids, but immediately put it out of my mind since I could see no logical way I could afford it.