Encouragement!

Encouragement!

It’s simple. Seriously, anyone can do it. It’s not complex, even though there are books written on the subject and once there is a book, we think it must be complicated. It’s not. What am I talking about? Encouragement. Without encouragement, we are prone to...
Why not?

Why not?

  Have you ever wondered, Why? We all have. I do regularly. This usually occurs when something bad has happened to us or a loved one. We want to know “why” it happened and if there was something that could have been done to prevent it. Sometimes, we fixate on the...
Emptying Out

Emptying Out

“Just sit on your hands!”, my mother would frequently say to me, usually in an exasperated tone. I was active, often too active for her. She tried to slow me down by making me sit on my hands, which I didn’t like, and this made me squirm even more. I don’t know that...
Who will stay connected?

Who will stay connected?

August 14, 2003, our country experienced its most significant power outage. It impacted about forty-five million people on the east coast and another eight million in Canada.   When everyone’s power suddenly disconnects, nearly everything stops. Nothing works right...
Who Will Help?

Who Will Help?

I’m picturing today’s thirty million unemployed people singing the Beatles hit song, “Help!”  (Help!) I need somebody (Help!) Not just anybody (Help!) You know I need someone Help!  I never needed anybody’s help in any way But now these days are gone, I’m...
Who wants to know?

Who wants to know?

When someone becomes unemployed, they nearly always experience feelings they didn’t know they could have, never would have foreseen, and certainly don’t enjoy.   Some try to ignore those feelings. Others won’t admit to them at all.  However, consciously or...