So Tell Me, What Makes a Great Story?

Let me ask you a question: What makes a great story? The medium doesn't matter - it could be a book, a movie, TV, a play, or grandpa sitting on the porch in his rocking chair. What makes some stories stand apart from others? What separates the great from the mediocre, the forgettable, or the … Continue reading So Tell Me, What Makes a Great Story?

What is This Word “Love”?

This is a repost of a very old post of mine (first appeared 2 years ago - Apr 10 2015). A young man and his teacher walked through a garden early one morning. The teacher spoke of the trees, the flowers, and the plants that surrounded them. The young man only nodded while he looked … Continue reading What is This Word “Love”?

Brand New Looks so Good on You

https://youtu.be/YJFA5Bitv7w No other reason for this post than just to get you on your feet and move. Sometimes we just need a reason, any reason, to just jump and shout and sing and dance. Even when you really don't fee like it. Especially when you don't feel like it. You are beautiful. Made in the … Continue reading Brand New Looks so Good on You

How I find My Peace and Joy in the Day-to-Day

https://youtu.be/B6fA35Ved-Y Peace and Joy. Two abstract ideas that fill the longings for most of us, yet remain just out of reach. Maybe, because we're not exactly sure how to define them. Webster's Dictionary defines them as: Peace 1:  a state of tranquility or quiet: such asa:  freedom from civil disturbance Peace and order were finally … Continue reading How I find My Peace and Joy in the Day-to-Day

Story Monday: Positive Thinking in a Negative World – An Interview

We are bombarded with negativity. Whether we turn on the TV, listen to the radio, or engage in social media, we cannot escape the caustic deluge. But, can I be honest, there's not much we do about it. I know I don't. In fact, I'm probably more likely to engage in the rants myself. Wouldn't … Continue reading Story Monday: Positive Thinking in a Negative World – An Interview