Tag Archives: Oprah

FMM 6 3 16 The Power of Grace

“Grace has been defined as the outward expression of the inner harmony of the soul”~William Hazlitt.  One of my mother’s four older sisters was called Grace.  She was named for their mother, my grandmother.  My Auntie Grace was a character, with a wicked sense of humor and a ready laugh.  She died when I was still […]

FMM 4 29 16 Gained in Translation

“Mother Nature is always speaking.  She speaks in a language understood within the peaceful mind of the sincere observer.”~Radhanath Swami.  Language is a wonderful thing.  It provides words which represent complex thoughts, symbols that identify objects and people, and allows us to express emotions and needs.  All over the globe, individual tribes of prehistoric people […]

FMM 1 30 15 The Writer in Me

“Let the world burn through you. Throw the prism light, white hot, on paper”~Ray Bradbury.   The other day I heard Oprah say something that clicked.  For those who don’t know, Oprah did not have the picture perfect upbringing surrounded by a loving supportive family.  Her childhood included molestation and rape, and a teenage pregnancy.  […]

FMM 1 23 15 Recycled from 1 27 12 Love the Life you Live

Have you ever looked at your life and questioned what you have achieved? Sometimes we get dissatisfied as we see ourselves still struggling; juggling our numerous commitments and responsibilities. We go on vacation and see how others live, and think we could be happier if only we lived there. If we live in the States […]