Monthly Archives: June 2015
FMM 6 26 15 A Consequential Life
“Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.” ~ Viktor Frankl When I was about 12 years old, there was a teacher who made an impact on me, by declaring one of my classmates ‘inconsequential’. I forget what provoked the comment, but it was handed down in a […]
FMM 6 19 15 Embrace yourself!
“If you don’t love yourself, you cannot love others. You will not be able to love others. If you have no compassion for yourself then you are not able of developing compassion for others.”~Dalai Lama. This world can be a scary place, with examples of hate and violence evident in living color whenever we turn […]
FMM 6 12 15 Leaving room for growth
“The good man is the man who, no matter how morally unworthy he has been, is moving to become better.”~John Dewey Do you remember how annoying it was, at the beginning of each school year, when you had to wear those baggy, too tall uniforms, specially designed for you to grow into? There is that […]
FMM 6 5 15 Pay Attention!
“Be curious, not judgmental”~ Walt Whitman. I am descended from a set of adventurers, on both sides of my family tree. Unlike those who declared they were off to ‘discover’ the world, I am pretty sure my great grandfathers were simply looking for opportunities to take care of their families. And so they boarded ships […]