Monthly Archives: March 2012

The Birthday Party

ThereĀ are many indications that love exists between a parent and child but none is greater than a public birthday party.Today I attended the birthday party of a wonerful five year old girl and her nine dearest friends. It began at … Continue reading

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Awareness

One day years ago I receive a call from an eighteen year old student who told me that he was going to end his life, but because I had treated him kindly he wished that I would forgive him. To … Continue reading

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Attitude Adjustment

We all know that every day there are issues that may be out of our control. Things happen in our personal lives that we could not envision, and certainly the level of stress fluctuates. A financial setback, an illness, the … Continue reading

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Gratitude

In the long gone days of undergraduate studies a name stands out that has had influence on my pen to this day. Professor John Franzetti had a passion for the English language and his love of literature was infectious. As … Continue reading

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May His Death Not Be In Vain

The senseless death of a seventeen year old young man is an ugly reminder that the road to civil rights and justice never ends. It is naive to believe that any of us is totally without bias. However, there is … Continue reading

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Are There Any Do Overs?

In every life there are moments when we wish we could have back for another chance to behave differently, or make alternate choices. The consequences of behavior often linger in the recesses of our mind, and though we may temporarily … Continue reading

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We All Touch The World Everyday

Significant change is usually identified with some notable world leader and rarely do we understand that human change is something that is in the sphere of each of us. Through the myriad activities of today there will be opportunities to … Continue reading

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Imagination

Watching little children explore the world is a wonderful example of the value of imagination. Their universe is in constant exploration mode, and the things they see and explore are not bound by restrictions. They can color anything and not … Continue reading

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The Search For Legacy

Every human being desires to be special and to have some lasting feeling that they make a difference. However, for many of us we spent an inordinate amount of time trying to be something that may be out of our … Continue reading

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Tiny Tim

In the bustle of buying coffee and a croissants people shuffled in and out of the corner bakery. Strangers bundled up on this blustery March day most seemed distant and preoccupied. In the midst of this silent group was a … Continue reading

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